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Right now if I type:

raspistill -t 60000

I can see the image on screen for 60 seconds, but I just want to show what the camera sees at all times. I am connected via HDMI.

  • As far as I can tell you need to use the raspivid command raspivid -t 999999 -o – | nc [insert the IP address of the client] 5001 to generate an H.264 stream as detailed in the intro post raspberrypi.org/archives/3890 – MichaelPh May 24 '13 at 7:27
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You can just pipe raspivid straight to mplayer, rather than using nc to send it across the network:

raspivid -fps 20 -t 99999999 -o - | mplayer -fps 20 -cache 1024 -

You should be able to change fps to get a suitable frame rate, but both fps numbers should be the same to make the video output match the recording.

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    do you know how to pipe to php to stream via http? – Piotr Kula May 24 '13 at 11:24

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