Creating our own Video Streeming Internal Server
I have been going around in cirlces a bit here, our staff make some very good video tutorials here, but they save them all in raw AVI format (averaging on 1gb in size) as you can imagine this is a big use on space and resources, especially when a group of students try to play them for indivudual learning.
I have come up with the idea (just by myself at the moment) to use our old Wordpress server (very low usage, and running ubuntu) to host a Video Streeming service (internally) in the style of YouTube, thus converting the files into nice small FLVs and paying them nicely for the students.
I have tried to install VIMP but it just refuses to encode them properly etc etc and was a pig to even get to work nicely within the webserver.
I was wondering, does anyone else have any suggestions on what I could use to set this up?
Any suggestions are welcome :) (I am already expecting the get staff to convert the files to something smaller)