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How to stream CompressImage data as mjpeg

asked 2016-03-17 23:44:27 -0500

Cerin gravatar image

Are there any packages for streaming CompressedImage data as mjpeg over http?

I've found mjpeg_server and web_video_server, and while these support output as mjpeg, they only accept raw uncompressed image data as input.

My project is running on a Raspberry Pi, so computing resources are limited. I'm using raspicam to stream image data. It supports both raw and compressed output. However, the raw node consumes 180% CPU whereas the compressed node consumes...9%, so you can imagine why I'd like to use the compressed stream.

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answered 2016-03-20 18:52:02 -0500

rtoris288 gravatar image

updated 2016-03-20 18:52:30 -0500

I believe web_video_server does support compressed images. Source code for the class here:

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answered 2016-04-25 15:07:22 -0500

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how do I use in a web page? I can sometimes get the video tag to work but only with certain cameras and I am not sure why. What is the best source of documentation for web_video_server?

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