[MPlayer-users] showing a camera on with limited connects

Nico Sabbi nicola_sabbi at fastwebnet.it
Thu May 17 23:56:53 CEST 2007

Ivo wrote:
> On Thursday 17 May 2007 14:22, Jerry Geis wrote:
>>I have a linksys camera with max 4 connections on it.
>>Using a linux server and mplayer etc... is there a way to
>>have 1 connection to the camera and then  have  10 mplayers
>>out there viewing the camera feed from the server instead of directly
>>from the camera?
>>How might I do that?
> You can probably have MPlayer or ffmpeg connect to the camera and output to 
> a fifo and have ffserver read from the fifo. I have never played with 
> ffserver but I think it might work. Your ten clients then connect to 
> ffserver. See man mkfifo and the ffserver docs at ffmpeg.org.

better transmit to a multicast address via udp or rtp

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