[CentOS] Publishing a webcam on a web page?

kalinix calin.kalinix.cosma at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 17:19:46 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-03-23 at 11:25 -0400, Stephen Harris wrote:

> This talk of cameras has reminded me of a problem I've not yet been able
> to solve.
> 
> I have a Logitech Communicate STX
> (  ID 046d:08ad Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Communicate STX )
> 
> This seems to work under v4l on CentOS 5.4.  If I load xawtv (from rpmforge)
> then I can view the image from the camera.
> 
> But what I'd like to be able to do is have the image appear on a web page
> (maybe streaming video or maybe multi-part image using old-fashioned
> server-push web technology from 1995 :-)).
> 
> Anyone have any recommended tools for this?
> 
> Thanks!
> 


Have you tried streaming with vlc?


P.S. a possible start:
http://www.linux.com/news/hardware/peripherals/8211-five-fun-ways-to-use-a-linux-webcam



Calin

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