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      I switched from webcamXP to Their new NetCam Studio product. It uses much less resources and has some new features. Overall, I like it much better than webcamXP. Their mobile app works very well.

      Steve Q

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      HomeSeer Version: HS3 Pro Edition, Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 - Home, Number of Devices: 373, Number of Events: 666, Enabled Plug-Ins BLRF, BLUSBUIRT, HSTouch Server, mcsXap, NetCAM, X10, Z-Wave,Alexa,HomeKit


        can someone help me trigger cameras VLC within the HStouch

        VLC is not running within HSTouch rather you run it externally with an HSTouch command line.Google VLC RTSP streaming for your camera.
        Almost every new IPCamera is doing it differently.

        That is how I test my cameras here.

        The IP cameras now are all the same and I use Grandstream.For HSTouch you just run VLC command line with the RTSP IP of the camera.

        It runs externally to HSTouch and not in HSTouch.

        So you could create a single HSTouch page with buttons on the left and the VLC display on the right. That and you define where it is on the page and pixel size. You can also stream NVR recordings this way or even movies or live TV. I have done this before.

        What is the model manufacturer and model number of the camera you are trying to test with?

        Easy to do though in Android, Windows or Linux.

        Here is a command line example with live transcoding.

        <code>cvlc 'hXXp://' :sout=#transcode{vcodec=mp2v,vb=800,scale=1,acodec=mpga,ab=1 28,channels=2,samplerate=44100} :duplicate{dst=rtp{sdp=rtsp://:8554/output.mpeg},dst=display} :sout-keep

        Here is a simple command line for one RTSP stream

        clvc rtsp://

        VLC current media information shows:

        Stream 0
        Type: Video
        Codec: H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (h264)
        Resolution: 640x386
        Display resolution: 640x368
        Decoded format: Planar 4:2:0 YUV

        While I still utilize VLC also just do JPG snapshots of the video camera stuff. Works fine. Here is one of my weather pic screens.

        Note I am really bad at designing the screens.

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        Last edited by Pete; August 31, 2016, 10:12 AM.
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