Ipcamera serve to a multiple viewers

asked 2014-08-21 06:20:20 -0500

Jesus gravatar image

updated 2014-08-21 06:42:44 -0500

berak gravatar image

Hello guys,

I am working in an application in an embedded linux. I have to work with many boards, my application is goign to run in every board. My problem is that my application use the opencv libraries and fetch the video from an Ipcamera rtsp protocol, the thing that when I run my application in each board, I have many viewers for access to the same ipcamera, then I have some decoding error, because there is many viewer trying to fetch the video.

There is some way to do this for example if in one of my board I fetch the video, and the other board just read from this??or maybe like a server?

I do not know have idea of how can I do this.

Thank so much

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Hello berak thank you for you quick answer. To be honest I am not sure, the thing is that if I run the application just in one board, it seems that everything is ok, but when I try to run in two start come the decoding problem. The thing is that the first application show the camera, and say the second application which camera should to show (always is the same camera), and the second application fetch the video camera like do the first application. But after few seconds the second application start with the problems. I am not sure if I explain propertly

Jesus gravatar imageJesus ( 2014-08-21 06:59:31 -0500 )edit

hehe, i just thought - i got no idea about rtsp, bail out quickly .. ;)

but, anyway, how many clients are there ?

setting up a server on one of those embedded boards sounds bad, maybe you can use some beefy pc, that works as a proxy, running ffmpeg, gstreamer or such ?

actually, opencv alone can't help you much here

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2014-08-21 07:04:57 -0500 )edit

HI berak, I am going to need five client watching the same ipcamera, I can not use aPC like a server, because is a embedded system, the whole system. What I cannot undestand is if this cameras can provided for many client why I can not get the propertly quality?

Jesus gravatar imageJesus ( 2014-08-21 07:18:38 -0500 )edit