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Old November 27, 2013, 12:44 PM
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I'm wondering if it's possible to stream the video from my PS4 to my HTPC? I'm not looking to record video or stream it online, just simply have it inputted at native 1080p into the PC, so it could be viewed from there without having to change inputs on the TV (Would also allow me to alt+tab and stuff during gameplay)

The PS4 uses HDCP, and uses HDMI 2.0. Is there any capture cards that would provide lag free viewing?
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Old November 27, 2013, 09:02 PM
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Doesn't seem worth it. I'd just plug it into the TV. Anything you do is going to create lag because of HDCP and DRM handshaking.

You wouldn't want to be playing in Realtime via your outputted capture either because there's going to be enough delay to make it seem weird.
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Old November 28, 2013, 04:49 AM
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Yes there are cards for that but it won't be cheap. Why not use the PS4's native Twitch streaming?
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Old November 28, 2013, 08:45 AM
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I see. I wanted to play in window, not stream the gameplay, so I wouldn't have to leave my PC environment. I suppose it would be cheaper just to get another 24" monitor though.
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Old November 28, 2013, 08:55 AM
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I have been using AverMedia AverTV HD DVR PCI-E Video Capture HDMI S-Video Digital Recording without any issues or noticeable lag with my 360. Not sure if it will work on a PS4, ymmv though.
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the hdmi output of the ps4 like one of ps3 too is encrypted. the one of the xbox 360 is not.
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Old November 29, 2013, 11:48 AM
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Does the Xbone use the same encryption as the PS4? Because I could run the PS4 into the Xbone, and then run the Xbone into my PC.
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Linus latest video on BF4 across platforms use a SPECIAL HDMI splitter than removes the protection. I saw a thread on a HDMI Splitter for $40 that removes the protection on RFDs.
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