Thursday, February 7, 2019

Raspberry Pi: Stream video to VLC player, using rtsp protocol.

Stream Camera Module video to network and play the streaming video using VLC player, using rtsp protocol.

In this video:
I enter Raspberry Pi command via VNC Viewer running on Windows 10 to control Raspberry Pi Zero W with VNC enabled, to stream camera video to network using rtsp protocol. In PC side, view the streaming video using VLC Media Player.

In Raspberry Pi side:
Setup under test:
board: Raspberry Pi Zero W
Camera Module: Raspberry Pi Camera Rev 1.3
OS: Raspbian Stretch with desktop and recommended software, release 2018-11-13

Enter the command:
$raspivid -o - -t 0 -n -w 320 -h 240 -fps 30| cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#rtp{sdp=rtsp://:8000/}' :demux=h264

-w 320 : width=320
-h 240 : height=240
-fps 30 : 30 frame per second
8000 : the port to stream video

PC side:
OS: Windows 10
Player: VLC Media Player 3.0.6

Open VLC Media Player, click Media > Open Network Stream... > Select Network tab, enter: rtsp://

where : the IP of the Raspberry Pi
8000 : the streaming port set at Raspberry Pi side

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