Streaming video over ethernet?


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by Zocheyado » Tue Nov 06, 2012 8:23 pm
Hey, new to raspberry pi so let me know if this is impossible and or in the wrong thread. Essentially I am wondering if a support webcam is plugged into a raspberry pi, is it possible to take the video feed and stream it over an ethernet connection to a Pc. the cable is about 100 feet, thanks for any info
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by pluggy » Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:39 pm
Yes.
You need one of the supported webcams but don't expect too much in the way of picture size and/or frame rate.

http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeriphera ... SB_Webcams

The software 'motion' is a good starting point.
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by silvioj » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:47 am
Wonder how the performance will be with the organizations camera module they are supposed to release. Its been quite a while, I was hoping that it will come out soon.
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by scorp » Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:27 pm
Here is another example of using Mjpg streamer viewtopic.php?f=30&t=8659&p=164539&hilit=mjpeg+streamer#p164539
or search on the forum for Mjpg-streamer, a lot of people used it
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by jamesh » Mon Nov 12, 2012 4:53 pm
silvioj wrote:Wonder how the performance will be with the organizations camera module they are supposed to release. Its been quite a while, I was hoping that it will come out soon.


Camera can capture 1080p30 and encode it to a bitstream, at up to 30MBit/s, but that might be a bit much if streaming over the network. You will be able to specify the resolution, fps and bitrate, so you can set what you want.

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