[mythtv-users] Watch we webcam stream?
anothersname at googlemail.com
Thu Jan 28 14:02:18 UTC 2010
2010/1/27 Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org>:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 1:42 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
>> On 1/27/2010 10:57, Rajil Saraswat wrote:
>>> It is possible view a remote webcam stream in mythtv? The stream is
>>> started remotely using
>>> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so cvlc -vvv v4l:///dev/video2
>> MythTV can record RTSP streams, while VLC will function as an RTSP server.
>> The two combined will let you set the webcam up as a capture device within
> If you don't want to record, you could also use MythVideo with an
> external player command that will launch mplayer with the right
> You may also want to look into MythZoneMinder for this sort of thing.
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Or use mplayer and set it up as an overlay with no border and resized.
I do that for a number of cameras, if the motion detector activates
the camera shot appears as a PIP with reduced size on my viewing
screen, if it's of interest I then switch to zoneminder mode or a
laptop to have a better look.
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