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Any way to access a video stream (RTSP) *from* sighthound

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Any way to access a video stream (RTSP) *from* sighthound

by gilesmartin » Thu Jan 26, 2017 1:11 pm

Hello,

I previously posted how to use sighthound to act as a motion sensor for apple homekit. I am using this successfully with my sighthound setup. Most of my cameras are on an Anran DVR (generic chinese DVR). I am also using another homebridge plugin (camera-ffmpeg) on my raspberri pi to directly pull video from this DVR and put it into homekit. The DVR doesn't deal well with multiple streams being accessed and it is limited only to the onboard cameras (one of the reasons I use sighthound). Anyway, I have it setup and sort of working but I would much rather pull video directly from sighthound. Is there any way to directly access the video streams from sighthound cameras in a format ffmpeg could deal with?

homebridge plugin: https://github.com/KhaosT/homebridge-camera-ffmpeg

Wiki with current configuration (directly accessing cameras on DVR): https://github.com/KhaosT/homebridge-ca ... figuration

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Re: Any way to access a video stream (RTSP) *from* sighthoun

by ryan » Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:53 pm

There isn't an officially supported way to do this at the moment but we'll certainly note the request.
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