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Old 09-27-2014, 10:42 PM   #1
baronobeefdip
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HTTP webcam streaming


I am looking for a way to stream video from my webcam live over the network. I am aware of the solutions that are out there already and I have tried them to no avail. I have tried motion and it took too long to load in the web browser. I don't like VLC because the command line won't accept my string for streaming the web cam. And I have no idea how to get the ffserver command or where to find it to install. I really need help with this one. I am not a fan of motion because you need something to move in order for it to capture something. I want a constant video feed (because I am not storing it anywhere I just want it to feed over the network. And I don't want delays in the feed).
 
Old 09-27-2014, 11:34 PM   #2
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You might be able to set that up with Zoneminder if you have enough bandwidth. Their page is at the link below.

http://www.zoneminder.com/wiki/index...Live_streaming
 
Old 09-28-2014, 03:38 AM   #3
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If you're looking for pure streaming with no additional bollocks then try out mjpg_streamer. I use it in my diy-style ip cameras (router + webcam) to stream the video over LAN.
 
Old 09-28-2014, 02:58 PM   #4
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It was a simple fix, Not exactly a smooth stream but it beats what I was getting earlier. I looked up the specs to my camera (Gigaware 1.3 Mps) and found that the max was 30 Fps. I configured motion to capture just that and the picture appeared to move at a smother pace with any skips in the moving of an object.
 
  


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