please HELP CCTV using by webcam





    I am currently trying to come out CCTV application . (Surveillance Using Webcam)


    and i must to do


    1.control webcam and capture stream from client.

    2.client sending stream from webcam to server.

    3.manage stream in server application



    the server has  to maintain connection for multiple client and process the stream (such ac show many streaming video

    in the realtime,manage memory etc.)


    in the client side has to run like a window service appliction.

    All these got to be done in C#.

    Need some advice from you guys ! Please give me any trace of solution. how to manage a lot of clients and reduce a lot of traffics!


    Saturday, November 03, 2007 11:26 AM

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  • You will want to look into threads for handling multiple clients... And reducing traffic will depend on the quality of the stream you want from your client to server.  Is client or server recording the stream?


    Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:39 PM
  • See this site on getting access to a webcamera on a computer but thats all i can help with they have written code that wraps around a avi dll that can access webcamera this is what i have being playing with lately not sure if it will do what you need it to but its a start


    Thursday, January 31, 2008 8:43 AM