[MPlayer-users] help wanted about catching video on Linux system from network camera

Xi Jiarong XiJiarong at sp.edu.sg
Wed Jun 4 10:27:43 CEST 2008

Dear All

I am now using Vivotek IP network camera PT3127.

I try to catch the video from another Linux-based PC, and this pc and
network camera(IP address: are in the same local area

I can not catch the video with:  or

but I can catch the snapshot image with:

I searched via google, it's said that windows-based ActiveX should be
installed to catch the streaming video, but as for Linux system, how to
catch this streaming vedio from the network camera?

Any suggestions and ideas would be welcome!

Best Regards!


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