Supported streaming protocols

Axis cameras can stream only RTSP/RTP. CamStreamer extends cameras to support RTMP, MPEG-TS, HLS or MPEG DASH protocols as well. That's why you can connect a camera to any of the following platforms.

RTMP ingest server (Universal)

RTMP ingest server (Universal)

Configure an RTMP stream to a custom RTMP server. RTMP is the most popular protocol for live video on the web. CamStreamer can connect your camera to an RTMP server and push H.264 video/AAC audio to the server. Most of the web streaming platforms receive the RTMP video.

Ottvideo V.7

Ottvideo V.7

Available from version 2.x

Ottvideo v.7 is a video routing and reconstruction protocol that provides a broadcast quality point-to-point or point-to-multipoint live video delivery service that cleans up the congestions of the public internet for ultra reliable professional video contribution and distribution at very low latency.

Powered by advanced video recovery technologies, the Ottvideo CDN improves the transport properties of every underlying contended IP network. The Ottvideo Live CDN matches the reliability, quality and performance of satellite link and lease-line low jitter fiber legacy video delivery services.

The Ottvideo CDN utilizes a redundant and managed cloud based, server network with 24×7 automated web based active monitoring and support of video feeds, replacing outdated legacy video distribution infrastructures. Ottvideo makes it easy and economical to deliver live video internationally.

The Ottvideo CDN lowers the cost of professional video delivery by leveraging the Public Internet, supporting SD, HD, UHD and 4K. Accessible from anywhere in the world it guarantees high reliability and quality for global video backhauling to primary media and surveillance platforms.

Ottvideo TX needs to work properly a licensed Ottvideo RX instance as well.

MPEG-TS DVB/ATSC

MPEG-TS DVB/ATSC

Available from version 2.x

MPEG Single Program Transport Stream (SPTS) is used in broadcast systems such as DVB, ATSC and IPTV. So you can e.g. stream to a set-top box or HW decoder to convert live video from Axis IP camera to HD-SDI, SD-SDI, HDMI or DVI. The stream is transported using UDP. Multicast streaming is supported.

SRT - Secure Reliable Transport

SRT - Secure Reliable Transport

Available from version 2.x

Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) is an open source video transport protocol that enables the delivery of high-quality and secure, low-latency video across the public Internet. SRT optimizes streaming performance across unpredictable networks with secure streams and easy firewall traversal, bringing the best quality live video over the worst networks. It accounts for packet loss, jitter, and fluctuating bandwidth, maintaining the integrity and quality of your video. SRT protocol supports end-to-end 256 bit AES encryption to protected the video data during transport.
More info: SRT Alliance

HLS Pull

HLS Pull

Available from version 2.x

HLS is very popular streaming protocol supported by smart phones, smart TVs and web browsers. You can create multiple HLS streams in different qualities and use it as one multi-bitrate (adaptive) stream. The camera provides an HLS stream on request. HLS Pull doesn't need an extra streaming platform. The camera is able to provide the HLS stream to max. 10 viewers. Please contact us if you'd like to connect your camera to Apple AirPlay, Google Chromecast or any LDNA enabled TV.

HLS Push (ftp/http)

HLS Push (ftp/http)

Available from version 2.x

HLS is very popular streaming protocol supported by smart phones, smart TVs and web browsers. You can create multiple HLS streams in different qualities and use it as one multi-bitrate (adaptive) stream.
Push the HLS video to an HTTP or FTP server / CDN.