Questions tagged [streaming-video]

Streaming video often means watching video whilst downloading it from the web (e.g. YouTube); for the RPi it also refers to the process of capturing video data from attached "Raspicams" or USB attached cameras and forwarding it to other computers, either on a LAN or out on the Internet. This tag is to be used for questions about how to stream video to and from the RPi.

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Does anybody else experience micro-freezes with the Raspberry over wifi?

whenever I connect my Raspberry Pi over wifi to the LAN, I sometimes get micro-freezes when streaming video from the Raspberry or when I connect over ssh. It seems kinda periodic. The freeze/lag has a ...
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miniDLNA & srt files

I Have been looking all over for an answer but I can't find any. My miniDLNA server doesn't seem to stream the srt files (named the same as the video and utf-8 encoded) to my playback devices. I ...
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How to stream high res pics from RPi camera?

Currently working on a project that requires the highest resolution images from the RPi's camera (2592x1944) to be sent over LAN to PC image processing server. I've been digging and with some help ...
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Can I use my Raspberry Pi as an AirPlay receiver?

Can the Raspberry Pi be used as an AirPlay receiver for video? Can I stream media from my iTunes library, or play a video from an iOS device via Airplay on the Pi?
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Using the UV4L driver to stream video from the raspberry pi camera to android phone

Hello raspberry people! I'm posting a new question because I don't have enough rep on raspberrypi.stackexchange to post a comment on this post: https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/15000/...
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How can I get Raspivid to skip h264 encoding? (getting rid of 5 second latency streaming video)

There are gazillions of forums and threads about getting rid of a 5 second latency when using a Pi together with a PI-Cam as a surveillance camera. Many tutorials show how to use vlc to encode and ...
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Disable UDP on raspberry pi and only use TCP

I'm currently doing video transmission through wifi and there is a lot of lag and distortions, is there a way where I can only use TCP and not UDP to do this video transmission?
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Can I display video from a Canon PowerShot Pro 1 on a raspberry pi?

I am looking to make a photo booth using a Canon PowerShot Pro 1 and a Raspberry Pi. I am able to communicate with the camera over usb using gphoto2 for taking photos. I still havent figured out how ...
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raspberry Pi and processing problem with Camera Capture

I installed Processing 2.2.1 (linux) on the RasPi (running Debian Wheezy) to connect a USB-Webcam and capture video stream with the standart processing.video* library. When I try to run the program (...
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Netflix on the Pi with XBMC — any improvements? [duplicate]

According to the older questions How to stream Netflix on Raspbmc (January 2013) Is there any workaround for Netflix compatibility? (June 2012) there was, at the time, no feasible way to view ...
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Raspberry Pi as NAS

I was just wondering: Can I use my Raspberry Pi Model B as a Network Attached Storage? My plan is to have a wired connection from my router to the Pi, and a 2TB Exfat formatted drive attached to it. ...
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Raspicam has low fps for OpenCV

So far, I've tried these tutorials: 1 & 2. I have also attempted to use this code to test it out, and the fps rate is quite low. It's just 2 -3 fps, which is not as high as when I stream via vlc ...
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Web Cam server using motion daemon video not crisp

I have interfaced a web cam with rasberry pi and stream live video using motion daemon. I want the frame rate to increase and the video to be crisp. Is there any possible solution?
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Camera blinks but doesn't record

I am trying to start a stream on my Raspberry Pi Camera when I boot the Raspberry Pi. I have tried the following options: Using crontab @reboot /home/pi/video.sh & Using init.d Copied the script ...
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Autostart videostream without logging in

I am trying to auto-start a script, that starts a video stream via vlc on a raspberry pi with raspi camera. This is the code that starts the stream: raspivid -o - -t 0 -hf -w 640 -h 360 -fps 25 | ...
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RaspBMC streaming music or audio

Is there any way of listening streams from different pages from XBMC, for example Mixify, Twitch, etc.
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Cannot see Netflix titles, however can browse folder structure

I'm really curious as to how people manage to setup the PlayOn server->RaspBMC connection. I bought PlayOn, entered my Netflix credentials, have installed the MPG2 key on RaspBMC, and have added the "...
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OMXplayer problem from UDP

I'm streaming a video from a linux pc, with avconv: avconv -re -i video.mov -c:v libx264 -f mpegts udp://raspIP:1234 And from my rasp I'm trying to view this video omxplayer -i udp://linuxIP:1234 ...
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What is the most optimum memory split for streaming pi's as security monitors which you will only ssh into?

I have a few model A's and model B's. I've also read about a few options that allow you to configure an arbitrary split apart from the 16, 32, 64, 128 (and 256 for the B). Any insight would be ...
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Can I use the composite video connecor to send video INTO the Raspberry PI?

I am looking to convert video from an analogue surveillance camera (w. BNC connector) into a digital format using a Raspberry PI. I was wondering first if the composite video connector would allow me ...
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What streaming solution for the Picam has the smallest lag?

This post shows how to stream using VLC. It works nice and is simple, but it gives me about a second lag. This post uses GStreamer, and it has 0.3 second lag; I would like less. Is it possible to use ...
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XBMC with VDR as backend over XVDR does not show image (only audio)

On my standard Raspberry Debian image (Linux raspberry 3.6.11+ #538 PREEMPT Fri Aug 30 20:42:08 BST 2013 armv6l GNU/Linux) following the description at http://michael.gorven.za.net/raspberrypi/xbmc I ...
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Recieve raspberry stream in C#

I can recieve a stream from the raspberry using mplayer and netcat. On the raspberry: raspivid -t 999999 -o - | nc [ip address] 5001 On Windows: nc -L -p 5001 | mplayer -fps 31 -cache 1024 - So ...
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Youtube TV Client for the Raspberry Pi

YouTube TV is a simplified web version of YouTube optimized for big screens. My goal is to connect the Pi to my TV via HDMI and watch Youtube videos on it on the YouTube TV interface. Is there a way ...
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Is it possible to stream H.264 with RTSP on Raspberry Pi?

I'm trying to set up a video conferencing system by using two Raspberry Pi boards. How can I stream the H.264 protocol over a real-time streaming protocol via an Ethernet connection? Which OS should ...
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xbmc builds for pi can't browse and play videos from UPnP shares

Context/Project I am building a carputer project and have been considering using the pi as it would require little power, is relatively inexpensive and be small enough to be tucked neatly away without ...
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Stream videos wirelessly from PC to Pi to TV?

I have a collection of movies (Please note: Mostly 1080p) on my external hard disk drive. This drive is attached to my PC (Mac). The external hard disk also contains some important work files, hence I ...
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Use Raspberry Pi to stream videos on a TV

I hoped that I could stream videos like YouTube videos with my Raspberry Pi and watch them on my analog TV. Unfortunately there seems to be no way to use Flash with the Raspberry Pi (or only with ...
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What is the best way to capture still time-lapse from logitech C920 on raspberry pi

I'm looking to use a Logitech C920 to capture still images (which I will later sew into a time lapse) Is it possible to use raspi-still to do this? I've read about the streaming solutions and using ...
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Streaming live from the picam

I have tried to install Motion to stream from the cam. So I went to: RASPBERRYPI-IP:8080/8081 but it didn't show me my stream. I have no idea how Motion works and I am curious if this is the best and ...
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How can I stream a video from a camera over a network in the most effective way?

I have a raspberry and multiple cameras connected to it, now I want to be able to see the picture in most effective way. Running an xserver on there and using vnc or something to watch the image is ...
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Why can't OMXplayer display streamed movies well?

I am running a comparison on a 720p HD video of running it directly: omxplayer Shame.mkv and off of a vlc server configured like so: new channel1 broadcast enabled setup channel1 input /path/to/...
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Show *modified* video from camera on screen

There are many tutorials how to show video from camera on screen (like this one). I need to modify video stream with simple but custom filter. Stream may be low-res, so CPU should have enough juice. ...
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Method to stream Raspbmc media to laptop

I've a standard Raspbmc setup with a media drive connected via USB to the Raspberry Pi. Is there a way to use Raspbmc to serve the media from the drive to laptops on the local network? You can't ...
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Synchronizing video on multiple raspis

I would like to synchronize one feed (ie. this super maly fight scene from Puss and Boots...lets assume I have it on disk and in .h264) across 3 raspis (via a network) each connected to one HD monitor ...
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Stream (or Airplay) between 2 Raspberry Pi's?

I have 2 Raspberry Pi's, 1 is on one side of the apartment, the other is on the other side of the building. The fist is connected via wire, the other via wireless, all - of course - connected to the ...
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Howto transfer internet-stream to raspbmc?

I am using raspbmc with my TV. I would like to transfer internet streams from different services to the raspbmc. Most of those services are captcha protected. The easiest way for me would be - to ...
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player with harware aceleration for tcp stream

I am trying to stream video from a pi to another.I have been success-full in that using gstreamer. Playing the video is another question. I can open the stream using VLC but its rather slow and the ...
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Streaming video from raspberry pi to internet via external server [duplicate]

I'm aware of streaming video using MJPG-Streamer on the RaspberryPi itself. Is there a way to send the video to an external web-streamer so that if I have multiple people viewing a stream it doesn't ...
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Stream PC screen to Raspberry Pi

I would like to stream my computer's screen content to my Raspberry Pi, so what I see on my computer screen, I see on my Raspberry Pi's monitor. Is this possible? I know the Raspberry Pi has a 100 ...
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AirPlay on Raspberry Pi

I would like to start a new project definitely out of my current skill level. I want to make a program to run on the Pi that will allow it to use AirPlay and display on a 2nd gen Apple Tv. This is ...
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Can RPi be used to stream internet TV shows from web pages?

Since turning off my cable TV, i would like to view some of my TV shows from the various network websites. Can i use RPi to do this, so i don't have to invest in a larger PC or laptop for this minimal ...
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Multiple H264 video windows with gstream 1.0: Possible?

I managed to install gstreamer 1.0, and obtain a H264 streaming form HD surveillance camera, Axis 1054. I had to use gstreamer 1.0, as omx player seem to lock after a second of camera streaming or ...
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Blitting to the screen, NodeJS and OpenVG [closed]

I have managed to get 4 rtsp video streams from IP cameras to render on my screen via multiple instances of omxplayer. However, I would like to add some text and graphics to this screen with ...
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Setting up an IP Camera on raspberry pi

I'd like to setup my raspberry pi to work as an IP Camera. Can you please point me to guides on how to do that - I am unable to find resources in particular for the two-way audio part of it. I am ...
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Raspberry pi video streaming image error

I have a problem with video streaming on raspberry pi. When I want to stream the webcam's image trough the network, the image has many errors, like fall apart, other colors and lot of garbage appear ...
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How can I stream H.264 video from the Raspberry Pi camera module via a web server?

So I got the Raspberry Camera today and got stills working fine. Capture an image in JPEG format: raspistill -o image.jpg Capture a 5-second video in H.264 format: raspivid -o video.h264 I do not ...
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Advice on RPi taking high res pictures at timed intervals

I'm working on a project with my Raspberry Pi at the moment. I'll give a brief summary of what I'm trying to achieve. I would like my RPi to take high resolution pictures through a USB webcam at ...
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FFServer streaming “issues”

I'm hoping to stream a webcam to browsers from my Pi using ffserver. I've seen a number of similar tutorials such as this one. They all say I need to compile it because the default version has "...
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SPI and video streaming using Wifi

We are developing a shield that shall be interfaced to the pi. A camera(720p) is also interfaced to the pi via the USB on the pi . The data from the camera is to be converted into H.264 format and ...