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Subject: Re: Live video from UK using quickcam To: zsolt at direct.ca (George Cserenyi) Date: Mon, 24 Feb 1997 16:55:02 +0000 (GMT) > > Success at last! > Got up early today, before the lights went out in Mike's office, > got the wonderful and addictive video both on the linux box and > on the win95 box behind the firewall. (I'm looking at you Mike now :))) Glad it works for you. I doubt it was me you saw though, I was off on Friday. I sit at the desk nearest the camera, I'm the one with specs on! > After a frame was done, abt. 50k, data kept on comming, but there was > no change in the picture. By pressing ^R in netscape, I've got a new > image. Could this be automated somehow? I have noticed that the Linux version of Netscape does not seem to continue receiving the video stream for the 5 mins it should, sometimes it only seems to rx it for a min or so, then I have to hit reload? However win95 and NT versions seem to cope ok with this and usually receive the full 5 mins before having to hit reload? Anyway if you find the image all black, we have the lights out. Times are about 0830 to 1730 GMT wekdays only. > I was able to save the video stream into a file, but don't know, > what extention should be given to it, so netscape could play it back. I'd be interested if you manage to do anything with this. > Congrats Mike! Thanks, and thanks to the folks that wrote this stuff! Mike > George > > On Thu, 20 Feb 1997, MIKE DENT wrote: > > > For those interested I have put my color quickcam on the web for your viewing pleasure. > > It is using the quickcam-grabber and streamserver. I think you need Netscape to > > view the page, internet exploder does not seem to like it. > > It can be found at http://miked.lancs.ac.uk/color-video.html > > You probbaly will not see anything on the camera unless you view between about > > 08:30 and 17:30 GMT weekdays. > > Cheers > > Mike > > > > > >
I've heard rumors that some people put web cams in day cares. Is this true ?
Delivered-To: mailing list quickcam-drivers at crynwr.com X-Authentication-Warning: dhcp230.sprintranet.com: aforma owned process doing -bs Date: Wed, 3 Mar 1999 08:19:26 -0600 (CST) From: Anthony Forma <aforma at iname.com> X-Sender: aforma at dhcp230.sprintranet.com To: Pascal Roulin <pascal at le-shop.ch> cc: Rex Johnson <rexjohns at bellatlantic.net>, quickcam-drivers at crynwr.com Subject: Re: Web Page Doesn't Refresh On Wed, 3 Mar 1999, Pascal Roulin wrote: > Does an answer exist, less fuzzy ?? :-) > > >Can anyone tell me how to make the images refresh automatically so that > >the newest cam.jpg is always displayed? Using an 'Expires' header is the only sure-fire way I've found. Reference a cgi wrapper from your html, e.g. <img src="wrap.cgi"> and wrap.cgi would look like: #!/bin/sh echo "Expires: Friday, 30-Sep-94 12:00:00 GMT" echo "Content-type: image/jpeg" echo cat cam.jpg That should solve your problems. Anthony Anthony Forma - Sprint Paranet Mailing-List: contact email@example.com; run by ezmlm Delivered-To: mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Thu, 4 Mar 1999 08:13:23 +1100 (EST) From: duncan hall <duncan at mail.fim.com.au> To: Pascal Roulin <pascal at le-shop.ch> cc: Rex Johnson <rexjohns at bellatlantic.net>, quickcam-drivers at crynwr.com Subject: Re: Web Page Doesn't Refresh MIME-Version: 1.0 Netscape has a very heavy cache.To over come this you could use nph push technology (probably not an option), an applet (lots of free ones out there) to display the image or write a perl script that would change the name of the image each time it is displayed. The applet is probably the easiest way to go. I'm running two cam on my site both are displayed via a simple ready compiled applet. Dunc http://webcam.fim.com.au
Q: What are some other ways to stream digital video media from a URL in a browser?
A: There are 3rd party plugins and (Windows) ActiveX controls that support digital video streaming from a URL. For example, you can use Apple's QuickTime 4 plugin or the RealVideo player, etc. embedded in your HTML page, outside of and instead of playing the video in an embedded Shockwave 7 movie.
Streaming Media World: Media Player Reviews & Streaming Video, Audio, & MP3 Informationhttp://www.streamingmediaworld.com/ [FIXME: read]
Encoding hardware & streaming media services for Internet broadcastinghttp://www.neuronbroadcasting.com/
streaming video and audio ... in three formats -- VivoActive, Real Video and Microsoft NetShow.
How do you plan for and deliver streaming video applications ...?http://www.cren.net/know/techtalk/events/streaming.html
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C:\WIN98SE\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\D9LWODKU\SnPlayer.cab C:\WIN98SE\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\SLE7K1QN\SnConfig.cab
Removing ActiveX controls is not simply a matter of deleting the Awswax.ocx. ActiveX controls are registered in the System Registry and the system will still assume that the control is available after you delete the file.and gives detailed, step-by-step instructions on uninstalling an ActiveX control.
ActiveX controls, formerly known as OLE controls or OCX controls, ...
[is there a better place for this information ?]
Windows Multimedia System ... Where to get C Source Code for an H.263 Video Encoder or Decoder? ... Where to get C Source Code for an MPEG Video Encoder or Decoder? ... Where to get C/C++ Source Code for Wavelet Image Compression? ... Where to get an Explanation of Color, Color Spaces, Gamma, and All That ...
[FIXME: move to inf_faq]
... Setup Information or INF Files ...
VirtualDub is a video capture/processing utility for 32-bit Windows platforms (98/NT/2000/XP), licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). It lacks the editing power of a general-purpose editor such as Adobe Premiere, but is streamlined for fast linear operations over video. It has batch-processing capabilities for processing large numbers of files and can be extended with third-party video filters. VirtualDub is mainly geared toward processing AVI files, although it can read (not write) MPEG-1 and also handle sets of BMP images.
-- Avery Lee http://virtualdub.org/
Note. Some user agents support the use of META to refresh the current page after a specified number of seconds, with the option of replacing it by a different URI. Authors should not use this technique to forward users to different pages, as this makes the page inaccessible to some users. Instead, automatic page forwarding should be done using server-side redirects.http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/global.html#h-7.4.4
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