[CentOS] Publishing a webcam on a web page?

Niki Kovacs contact at kikinovak.net
Tue Mar 23 16:03:19 UTC 2010

Stephen Harris a écrit :
> 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?

I've seen such a setup at my dentist's office recently. He doesn't use 
an "average" webcam like the one sitting on top of my monitor, but 
rather a more expensive "internet cam" that can be accessed directly via 
an IP address. Costs around a hundred euros here.



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