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From: Juliusz Chroboczek <jch@irif.fr>
To: Dave Taht <dave.taht@gmail.com>
Cc: Alexandre IOOSS <erdnaxe@crans.org>, galene@lists.galene.org
Subject: [Galene] Re: webrtc security cameras?
Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 19:07:46 +0200
Message-ID: <87r1jns5nh.wl-jch@irif.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAA93jw5b+HRUg-SFMZyzL=8orBxphuwg_wZ+dDwJ44JSha7aPA@mail.gmail.com>

> I am curious if any cameras exist that can do webrtc more "right" and come with
> open sources. I am well aware of the raspi, but am too lazy to want to build a
> housing for it or run power to it.... poe would be good....

There do exist quality cameras that connect locally to a server that you
control, but they use RTMP, which is an obsolescent protocol, running over
TCP, and that cannot easily be extended to handle modern codecs.

If I understand Alexandre correctly, he's building an RTMP-to-Galène
gateway.  Such a gateway should work with off-the-shelf cameras, or at
least should be easy to tweak so that it works with them.

In the longer term, we should work on replacing RTMP with a modern
protocol.  That's what the WISH working group is chartered to do at the
IETF, and, given the competent people I've seen participating, I have at
least some hope that they'll be able to deliver.

In the short term, let's work with Alexandre on getting OBS to
interoperate with Galène.  Once that's done, we'll see what we can do
about off-the-shelf hardware.

-- Juliusz

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-06 17:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-06 11:05 [Galene] Building a streaming gateway for Galène Alexandre IOOSS
2021-04-06 12:57 ` [Galene] " Juliusz Chroboczek
2021-04-06 16:10   ` [Galene] webrtc security cameras? Dave Taht
2021-04-06 17:07     ` Juliusz Chroboczek [this message]
2021-04-06 17:44   ` [Galene] Re: Building a streaming gateway for Galène Alexandre IOOSS
2021-04-06 23:19     ` Juliusz Chroboczek
2021-04-07 20:40       ` Alexandre IOOSS
2021-04-07 22:01         ` Juliusz Chroboczek
2021-04-07 22:05           ` Juliusz Chroboczek
2021-04-09 13:42             ` Alexandre IOOSS
2021-04-09 13:55               ` Juliusz Chroboczek
2021-04-09 14:17               ` Juliusz Chroboczek

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