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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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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Can I use Raspberry Pi in commercial production?

I'm quite new to Raspberry Pi. I recently started hacking my new RPI with raspbian and working on a video streaming project. I finished my prototype and things are ready for production. RPI is ...
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Modern way to stream H.264 from the Raspberry Cam

I got the Pi B+ and the Pi camera and am now trying to find the most efficient (low CPU) and lowest-latency configuration to stream H.264 encoded video from the camera to my home server. I've read ...
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Is there any workaround for Netflix compatibility?

I know that Netflix does not work with Linux because Moonlight (an open-source implementation of Silverlight) doesn't support encryption. Have any workarounds or solutions been identified to bring ...
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record and stream video from camera simultaneously

I am recording video from Pi using Camera Module with picamera: import picamera with picamera.PiCamera() as camera: camera.resolution = (640, 480) camera.start_recording('1.h264') camera....
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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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Enabling high resolution capture from web camera

I'm experimenting with using the Pi for web cam streaming and motion detection, with the motion app. Trying a few different web cameras and combinations with other hardware, I've found one combination ...
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Streaming H264 with Logitech C920

I have a logitech C920 webcam. It has the ability to directly encode the video in H264. I want to reproduce what was done with a Beaglebone, but using a Raspberry Pi: send a H264 stream to the ...
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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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How to stream low-latency video from the RPi to a web browser in realtime

I took me a while of hunting, but I managed to get low-latency real-time video streaming working on my RPi2. I'm running this on my RPi2: raspivid -t 999999 -h 720 -w 1280 -fps 25 -b 2000000 -vf -o -...
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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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HTTP Live Streaming

I current have a setup using Motion to stream video from a webcam attached to a raspberry pi. Unfortunately this is quite low quality and has a poor frame rate. I am looking into using HTTP Live ...
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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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H265 decoding performance on a Pi 3

Though there seems to be little information available, I've seen several posts of people successfully decoding H265 video on the Pi 3 either with, or without overclocking. I'm running a Raspberry 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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ffmpeg performance degrades over time

I am using a Pi Zero W with the Pi camera (noir) to stream live to Youtube using ffmpeg. The command line I am using is: raspivid -o - -t 0 -h 720 -w 1296 -fps 24 -b 6000000 | ./ffmpeg -ar 44100 -ac ...
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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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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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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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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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RPI 4 - ffmpeg - how to get hardware h.264 decoding to work?

I have had good success on the RPi 3 using ffmpeg to decode h.264 streams from various Ethernet video sources. However, on the RPi 4, when I include the -c:v h264_mmal directive, it appears to ...
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What Operating System/Web Browser supports HTML5 video with hardware acceleration on the Raspberry Pi?

Problem: I'm currently attempting to boot my Raspberry Pi into kiosk mode so that an HTML5 Video will play without skipping. My problem is that all video skips and will not play smoothly without GPU ...
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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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Stream video from camera using ffserver?

I'm trying to stream video from the camera module using ffserver. My server configuration is HTTPPort 8090 HTTPBindAddress 0.0.0.0 MaxHTTPConnections 8 MaxClients 4 MaxBandwidth 1000 CustomLog - #...
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Netflix on Raspberry Pi (2014 version)

It is October 2014 and the lastest version of Chrome (I think it is version 38) finally supports Netflix on Linux. Yey, HTML5! Now that we have finally overcome that problem, is there any news on how ...
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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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Protect my motion webcam stream with a password (motion.conf)

I set up a webcam server using motion. The video is correctly streamed to Internet. Now I would like to protect the stream with a password: I don't want unknown people to spy on me! I don't know how ...
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Netflix Addon for Kodi/OSMC

I am using my RaspberryPi 3 for a wile now. I've looked all over the internets if there is any proper Netflix video addon to use. However, most of the addons I came across did not work. The most ...
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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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Streaming live video to Raspberry Pi

I am considering purchasing a Raspberry Pi solely for the purpose of sending video to my basement. I have a device with composite video out in the living room and I'd like the same content to be ...
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Best way to stream video over internet with RPi?

I'm wondering what is the best way that I can stream video from the camera module over the internet. By "best" I mean lowest latency (can't suffer a second delay for example, this is a real-time ...
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Is it to possible to have parallel access of Pi's camera to take stills, when it is streaming through FFMpEG video streaming?

Is it to possible to have parallel access of Pi's camera to take stills, when it is streaming through FFMpEG video streaming ?, if not, then how both ( still and streaming) can be processed at the ...
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Does the Raspberry Pi 4 support HDCP?

I could not find a definitive answer anywhere in the specs or on the web. I am looking for a device that will allow me to play Amazon Movies (and those of other platforms) in 4K. Thank you!
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Stereo vison with Compute module via SSH

I started working with a Raspberry Pi Compute Module and 2 PiCamera after long time. I lost all the notes about our old class project, I quite don't remember all our procedures Each camera is ...
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Stream video from raspberry pi via a Ubuntu server

I have a ubuntu server running on a network which is visible outside to the internet. My question is, is there a way to stream the video from the raspberry pi to my Ubuntu server and from there to any ...
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How can I watch Netflix on the Raspberry Pi 4?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 and I would like to set it up so that I can use my Netflix subscription to watch on the TV it's hooked up to. I've seen that OSMC has support for Netflix but that it's ...
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Is Raspberry Pi 4 fast enough to watch online videos with 1080p?

The Pi 4 has a faster processor (1.5 GHz Quad-Core ARM-Cortex A72). I am wondering if it is now possible to watch HTML5 videos on a browser (for example YouTube) and with 1080p quality without lagging ...
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Raspberry Pi becomes unresponsive when running opencv

I have successfully installed OpenCV on my Raspberry Pi and have been fooling around with some simple webcam streaming, live canny-edge detection, and so forth, all using basic C and C++ code. However,...
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Raspberry pi with drone for live streaming

I just got a drone, although it doesn't have live video streaming, so I got an idea. I'll attach my pi to the drone, put a $7 webcam on the drone, and stream the webcam to my laptop. But, that ...
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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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Well synchronized dual camera system

I want to create a high quality dual camera setup which then I want to stream to VR gogles. The important part is to have it well synchronized. I was going to use your Stereo Camera HAT from ArduCAM, ...
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Pi 4: Can it play blu ray rips

So basically I couldn't find an answer to this directly. But can a Pi 4 blu ray play blu ray rips(from my own blu rays) without issues? With the pi 3 and older, it was too much. Is the pi 4 powerful ...
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Write in Gstreamer pipeline from opencv in python

I'm trying to stream some images form opencv using gstreamer and I got some issues with the pipeline. I'm new to gstreamer and opencv in general. I compiled opencv 3.2 with gstreamer for python3 on a ...
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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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Best way to achieve robust low latency video streaming to a browser using a Raspberry Pi Zero

I want to stream the live video feed captured from a camera attached to my Raspberry Pi Zero to some browser with as low latency as possible (<1s). My end goal is attaching the Pi Zero & Camera ...
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Hardware-encoding (h264_v4l2m2m) a MJPEG stream from a webcam

I have a 1080p webcam connected to a Raspberry Pi 4B over USB. The camera supports the following formats: Raw : yuyv422 : YUYV 4:2:2 Compressed: mjpeg : Motion-JPEG ...
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VLC does not release webcam resource

I have bought the NoIr cam for the Raspberry Pi. I stream the video of that camera to my other Ubuntu server using VLC: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 --v4l2-width 1920 --v4l2-height 1080 --v4l2-chroma h264 ...
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RPi web browsers that work on YouTube

Have tried about 4 different web browsers for the RPi2 as of 7/25/15. When you go to the YouTube web site with Chromium, it says needs Flash plug in and has install bar. Clicking on the install bar ...
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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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Can Raspberry Pi 3 record 4k video stream?

I just want to record the 4k video stream from the camera NOT want to play it on Raspberry. Can raspberry pi do this using vlc ?
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