How to add camera streams?
Our script handles three main types of camera stream protocols which are : video cgi, mjpeg videostream and jpg snapshot.
Usually, you will find these information in your manufacturer’s camera manual, or simply already possess the full url of the videostream you want to broadcast and add to CamAnywhere.
Here is an example of a camera stream :
You will note 2 things:
- the left part of the url holds the public way to connect to your camera, for example, using a DynDns service to always synchronise your router ip, so you can access it from outside of your network.
- the right part of the url holds the path to the videostream protocol used by your camera to serve you a videostream. In our example, this Axis camera holds a video.cgi script located in the mjpeg folder of your camera.
If your camera stream is password protected, check with your manufacturer if you can reach and display the videostream by passing the logons parameters in the url parameters. Being able to do so will allow you to immedialely see your stream in CamAnywhere, in stead of having to get authorized each time you connect to your stream.
Here is one example of a password protected stream url :