General :: Acessing The Video Stream From A IC-3030 Camera?

Mar 2, 2011

I am going to purchase an IC-3030 camera. I want to access the video stream and download it as it happens, but not by using the Edimax-supplied video utility, as the computer will be running Linux. I am unable to find in the user manual whether I can access the stream directly or not. How can I access the video stream directly from an Edimax IC-3030 camera?

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General :: Tunneling Video Stream Through SSH?

Feb 28, 2011

There is an udp video stream accessible only on the local network, but I need to access it outside of the network. I have Linux machine (multiple actually) with root access.There is a small utility that makes the stream accessible on the local machine on port 1234.

./ping -h streamserver -p 1234

If I run it I can access the stream using vlc or mplayer.

mplayer udp://@:1234
vlc udp://@:1234

Now, I'm trying to create a port foward from my remote machine and access the port, but it is failing.

ssh me@machine -L 1234:

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Each time I reboot the three devices seem to shuffle their /dev/video assignment. i.e. what was /dev/video0 (USB camera) after a reboot magically becomes /dev/video1.

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Apr 6, 2010

My local priest has asked me if I can use my computer skills to stream church services live for people who can't make it to church.I said, sure thing! I thought it would be simple, but the deeper I look into it, the more lost I have become!Here's the tech requirements:

- A camera with good optical zoom and focused on the altar (the camera will be stationed at an unobtrusive point at the back of the church on the choir balcony)
- Everything must be wireless (power is available on choir balcony to power the camera).
- Sound should be synchronised perfectly with the video (have access to the church PA system - located behind altar)
- the internet connection should be able to upload the stream to a virtual server (i.e. with root access) that's accessible to the web with ease. What upload speed would I need? Would 256k be enough? HD video is not required - ..... quality would be great. We can upgrade to HD at a later point in time!
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- Say I bought a camcorder with HDMI output, what kind of processing power would I need to convert this to compressed video? (I've got an old Pentium 4 and an AMD64 2.0GHz lying idle in my bedroom and it would be great to make use of 'em instead of chucking 'em on the skip)
- I'd like all this to be done so that HTML5 browsers can access the video, resorting to flash if necessary
- I'd also like to be able to power down all the hardware with ease: i.e. set a timer. I'm sure ubuntu can do this with ease? What about configuring the camera to zoom in every time it is powered on? Can linux control the zoom on a camcorder?
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Jul 17, 2010

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Even Real Media Player for linux is giving me an error: General error: HXR_CORRUPT_FILE (0x80040091)

Even VLC hangs on trying to play it.

(BTW the file isnt corrupt though, its apple's last night's iphone press conference from their official website - [URL])

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I am trying to stream a video between two Ubuntu 9.04 stations using GStreamer. The following code is run on the emitting machine: Code: gst-launch videotestsrc ! queue ! ffenc_mjpeg ! udpsink port=5000 host= -v And the following on the receiving machine with IP Code: gst-launch udpsrc port=5000 caps="image/jpeg, width=320, height=240, framerate=30/1" ! queue ! ffdec_mjpeg ! ximagesink sync=true -v Whatever the order I'm running them (emit first or receive first), I'm getting the following error once both are connected (I can see the Ethernet lights blinking):

ERROR*: element /GstPipelineipeline0/GstUDPSrc:udpsrc0*: internal error data flow. gstbasesrc.c(245: gst_base_src_loop (): /GstPipelineipeline/GstUDPSrc:udpsrc0: streaming task paused, reason not-negotiated (-4) Execution ended after 3191625000 ns.

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Jan 26, 2010

This is my first time installing zoneminder, just downloaded the latest version and trying it on my slackware 12 box. I tested the card I ordered with xawtv and was able to see video just fine.

Zoneminder seems to start fine but I can't get it to stream video.


That's what I get when I try to view. I'm not sure if there is a log file I can check to see if there is an error.

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Nov 4, 2010

How do I get samba shares to work in Dolphin without having to download the entire file before VLC loads it? I just want to watch a movie from my samba share, and it won't just stream the file.

I've tried installing Smb4k from, but it doesn't seem to be working correctly either.

Is there anything like gvfs-smb for KDE?

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Mar 26, 2011

My squid version is 2.6.STABLE21 installed via yum on CentOS release 5.4 (Final) 2.6.18-164.el5 x86_64. My configuration is as follows (truncated)

acl hrusers proxy_auth -i "/etc/squid/access/hr.dept"
acl hrsites url_regex -i "/etc/squid/access/hrsites"
acl r-sites url_regex -i "/etc/squid/access/restricted-sites"
acl stream req_mime_type -i "/etc/squid/access/stream"


But even then streaming is not getting blocked.

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Sep 28, 2010

I have a Sony Camera Model DCR-IPE PAL. I have a firewire card on the computer, as well as an AV output connection.

I do not have a TV card.

I was wondering whether it was possible to capture video using my computer?

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Jun 15, 2010

I use F-spot and Shotwell to extract photos AND videos that I made with my Canon EOS 500 or my Lumix.Actually the pics are extracted correcly but the videos are just consider as a pic and the pic is the first pic of the video.Is there any F-spot equivalent that extract everything from the camera?

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Audio Stops When Stream A Video

Nov 10, 2010

We have a Jetway JBC600C99-52W-B (Mini-top) with Xubuntu 10.10 and Logitech Z-205 USB Speakers but I have no sound. EDIT: fixed after installing gnome-volume-control and selecting my output device. Now i have a other problem, when i stream a video it plays sound for 1 second and when i click the play button it works fine for a while but after a few minutes the audio stops again. the video plays fine.

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Red Hat / Fedora :: Audio Stuttering In Flash Video Stream

Feb 17, 2011

i've been experiencing an issue with audio playback for certain flash videos that stream from the web. most play smoothly, like the videos at videos. others have this strange background noise that is only present when there is audio (usually on news websites that host their own videos). when there is sound, there is a strange stuttering noise that disappears during the silent pauses.

here's a perfect example:
epidemic of tsa criminality: more agents caught stealing cash from luggage, another arrested for assault. the videos video at the top plays just fine. if you scroll down and watch the other video in the small box, you'll hear the stuttering. i have fedora 14 kde, adobe flash player 64 bit preview release 3 and rpm fusion codecs installed. the problem is also present in fedora 14 with gnome, same setup. the problematic videos play without the stuttering in ubuntu.

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Ubuntu :: Can Not Stream Video On Hulu Anymore / Sort It?

Jan 19, 2010

I installed/updated my flash media drivers because i had poor quality video in fullscreen. now fullscreen looks great on ..... and other streaming sites. the only problem is that everytime i attempt to stream from hulu, i get "sorry, we are unable to stream this video. please check your internet connection and try again."

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Jun 3, 2011

Trying to stream a live video feed from Rock am Ring which is available via the German SWR3 TV website. Trouble is, I am in the UK and it seems to only be avaialable to German IP addresses. Have tried various German web proxies, but to no avail. I suspect the service provider knows about them all and is stopping them also. Getting the error from the server, Server Error The connection to the streaming server has been disconnected. Any networking gurus out there who may know a way around this.

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Software :: Trying To Demux VOB - Subtitles Show Up In Video Stream

Jan 28, 2010

I am trying to demux a set of VOB's from a DVD. I want to be able to extract any video/audio/subtitle/closed caption stream to a raw file. Then I want to wrap the streams that I want into an MKV file. (Probably the video, best quality audio, and all of the subtitles. But who knows, maybe all the streams...) To extract the mpeg2 video from the VOB (which I pulled off the DVD using vobcopy) I am trying to use this command:

$ ffmpeg -i VTS_01_1.VOB -an -sn -vcodec copy -f rawvideo output.mpeg
The problem is, that when I open output.mpeg in something like VLC, the subtitles are still there. I can turn them on/off, but I don't understand why they are there. FYI: if I do -f mpeg2video, I get the same exact output, checked with an md5sum.

Here is a sample output:
$ ffmpeg -i VTS_01_1.VOB -an -sn -vcodec copy -f rawvideo output.mpeg
FFmpeg version UNKNOWN, Copyright (c) 2000-2010 Fabrice Bellard, et al.
built on Jan 10 2010 17:47:18 with gcc 4.4.2 20091208 (prerelease)configuration: --prefix=/usr --enable-gpl --enable-libmp3lame --enable-libvorbis --enable-libfaac --enable-libfaad --enable-libxvid --enable-libx264 --enable-libtheora --enable-postproc --enable-shared --enable-pthreads --enable-x11grab --enable-libopencore_amrnb --enable-libopencore_amrwb --enable-version3 --enable-nonfree
libavutil 50. 7. 0 / 50. 7. 0
libavcodec 52.45. 0 / 52.45. 0
libavformat 52.46. 0 / 52.46. 0
libavdevice 52. 2. 0 / 52. 2. 0
libswscale 0. 8. 0 / 0. 8. 0
libpostproc 51. 2. 0 / 51. 2. 0
[mpeg @ 0x824b390]max_analyze_duration reached
Input #0, mpeg, from 'VTS_01_1.VOB':
Duration: 00:22:22.22, start: 0.045500, bitrate: 6399 kb/s
Stream #0.0[0x1e0]: Video: mpeg2video, yuv420p, 720x480 [PAR 32:27 DAR 16:9], 7500 kb/s, 27.48 fps, 59.94 tbr, 90k tbn, 59.94 tbc
Stream #0.1[0x80]: Audio: ac3, 48000 Hz, 5.1, s16, 448 kb/s
Stream #0.2[0x81]: Audio: ac3, 0 channels
Output #0, rawvideo, to 'output.mpeg':
Stream #0.0: Video: mpeg2video, yuv420p, 720x480 [PAR 32:27 DAR 16:9], q=2-31, 7500 kb/s, 90k tbn, 29.97 tbc

Stream mapping:
Stream #0.0 -> #0.0
Press [q] to stop encoding
frame=32731 fps=428 q=-1.0 Lsize= 878592kB time=1361.26 bitrate=5287.3kbits/s
video:878592kB audio:0kB global headers:0kB muxing overhead 0.000000%
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Mar 23, 2010

I currently have eight surveillance cameras setup that used to connect to a windows pc. I decided to throw away the old computer, take the dvr card from the old computer and use it in a new computer with ubuntu 9.10. However, till now I can't get the cameras to work.

I installed Zoneminder, and followed instructions from here and there with no useful results. What I currently have are monitors showing black screens, with the fps showing.

I am pretty much still a noob, so I am not sure where I went wrong. I do not get anything when i run XawTV (or maybe i don't know how to run it right).

when i run "lspci | grep Bt878" I get this


Following instructions from various places, this is what I have for the following files /etc/modules :




I followed the instructions for installing Zoneminder on Ubuntu 9.10: [url]

I also get some tips for setting up the tv card: [url]

What is confusing is I get a fps rate, which is a sign that the camera is working, but all i get is a black screen. The cameras used to work in the original windows setup, so i doubt that the cameras are not working.

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Jul 15, 2011

I have an idea to install a video-camera to record 24/7 the place in the yard where the car will be kept. Can not say that I'll configure such a system for sure, but I have an interest to it. On the other hand I've never worked with such systems and I don't know what cameras are better, should they be IP-based or the USB-webcam will be OK, I also do not know much about the software. I've found that gphoto is a good software for such a purppose, and some photo-cameras can be managed remotely through console, I mean that we can take pictures/?video?

Remotely, if the camera is connected to the Linix-box via USB. Another soft, which I googled, which (as I understood) is de-facto and which is powerful, is ZoneMinder. Today a friend of mine told me that many IP-cameras have everything inside them (a webserver, many tools for capturing video/photo and so on), so I just need to create some directory on the PC, where it will store all photos/videos. So, as you see, I know practically nothing about all this. That's why I decided to listen to you, what software and photo/video cameras would you recommend me.

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