That's why I came up with iVDR. It's a php script hosted on a webserver (in my case on the VDR machine), which parses VDR-live data like this:
You need to have authentication disabled for the script to work!
Configuration is done by setting $src and $lnk variables at the beginning of the script:
$src: The VDR-Live url
$lnk: The link you wish to present. By default a vlc-x-callback is set to call the VLC app
Here's how to use it: