Do BrightSign players support streaming from an IP camera?

Last Updated: May 4, 2016

Streaming from IP cameras is supported on all networked BrightSign models.

In BrightAuthor, the Video Stream and Mjpeg Stream states are available in the Other tab in the Media Library section, . If you drag either onto your playlist, you'll be asked to set a state name and a URL for the streaming source. Please note that you should use the latest production versions of BrightAuthor and firmware for best results.

MJPEG Stream

The Mjpeg Stream widget can be added to an images zone or video/images zone. Mjpeg streams allow up to 5-7 frames per second, which is faster than static jpegs, but is not a smooth video. It also supports rotation: If you create a portrait or landscape presentation, you can orient the stream how you would like.

You can also display multiple Mjpeg streams at once (for multi-camera applications). View this Tech Note for more details.

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Video Stream

A Live Video state can be added to a Video zone or Video or Images zone. If your camera is located on the same LAN as the BrightSign unit, you will get the highest quality streaming. If your device is connected to an IP camera via the Internet, and the URL is something like www.customersecuritycamera.com, the video will be lossy and will drop packets frequently. Video streaming is most effective in an environment where you have control of the path between the camera source and the BrightSign player.

Details about video streaming formats and codecs are available in this FAQ.

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    Ben Slocum

    I'm trying to get this camere http://www.lightinthebox.com/h-264-mega-pixel-ptz-wireless-ip-camera-support-720p-1280-720-video-code_p238084:fde6ca8a055f79a47b5d7220555ffbe5.html?litb_from=sysmail to work with my HD220 you can download the manual here http://ge.tt/7RZC5HT/v/0?c but whenever I add the url to the stream to my project as a video stream in a "video or images" zone and publish to the Brightsign, the player puts out nothing but black.  If I remove that stream, then all the other zones display correctly.  According to the manual the url is rtsp://192.168.158:554/11 for the first H.264 stream.  I confirmed it in VLC but it's no good in brightsign.  I'm hoping to install several of these cameras and several brightsign players at a client's facility but if I can't make this work with these 2 test units soon I'll have to look into other solutions. Please contact me as soon as possible.  Thank you!

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    chupan tantitara

    I have a requirement from customer that they want to add **FULL HD or HD **ip camera to one section of it,

    But I don't sure for that high video quality can be make done by BrightSign 

    (Ps. Ip camera ,I think we will choose  for Panasonic or Sony Brand )

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    Mdmiller

    Just wanted to know if there was a updated list of cameras that will work with the system.

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    Mdmiller

    We currently have several AXIS 2100 cameras the following is the product manual.  It seems all the specs match up but can't get them to work.  I am using http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/axis-cgi/mjpg/video.cgi? for the URL for video/Mjpeg stream with no luck.  Should i be looking into different settings?

    http://www.axis.com/files/userguide/2100/2100ug.pdf

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    chupan tantitara

    I try to use with panasonic model WV-SW316 , is work !

    link to see rtsp://110.77.151.170:554/mediainput/h264

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    Alfonso Descalzo

    Adding streamming audio suport is in the roadmap? 

    Thanks

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    chupan tantitara

    the mjpeg link  is support only link that end with ".MJPEG" ?

    Is it support the public mjpeg link like this  http://cam6284208.miemasu.net/snapshotJPEG?Resolution=640x480

    ?

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    Ben Watson

    Is anyone using wire cast local rtsp feed with a BrightSigns box?

     

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    kbron826

    We need to stream to a Brightsign XD series player on a LAN, from a PC running a Vario Systems Osprey 700e,  (http://www.ospreyvideo.com) which is a SD-SDI/HD-SDI  input streaming encoder card.  Ideally you would be able to support Windows Media, and  H.264, streaming at 30FPS full res if sufficient bandwidth is available on the incoming network. These would be good cards to support - they have shipped over 400K encoder cards worldwide in the last 18 years and are very common in the video production and streaming world.

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    Alex

    Click here to see detailed specifications and supported formats.

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    Marc

    I've used Axis P1204 and Interlogix TruVision TVB-3101.  They both suppor RTSP and work well with BrightSign HD222.

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    Interlogix TruVision TVB-3101 RTSP URL:

    rtsp://<IPADDRESS>

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    AXIS P1204 RTSP URL:

    rtsp://<IPADDRESS>/axis-media/media.amp

     

    Edited by Marc
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