[RELEASE] Generic Video Camera DeviceType, Yes, Live Video Streaming

Cool, does this need a v2 hub? I’m still trying to see what advantage ST integration for exterior cameras??? Other than one app to look at things. I record continuously, as motion on these DVR cameras is always finicky.

I don’t know… Will test on my v1 hub shortly, but it appears to be streaming to the mobile app, not via the hub.

I just hooked up my Swann 1080p DVR 8 camera system today, so great timing! It supports RTSP. Got it from Costco for $399 last week (now back to regular price).

http://m.costco.com/Swann-8-Channel-HD-Analog-DVR-with-2TB-HDD,-8-1080p-Cameras-with-100’-Night-Vision.product.100244911.html

Yup, best of all, this doesn’t require DNI to be the IP:PORT in hex, it just works.

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Is be happy to test when your ready!

I’m hoping your new device handler doesn’t rely on the current htmlTile…

Dies it use any code shared by SmartThings under an NDA, even a verbal informal one?

Nope, htmlTile is limited to external calls only. This is live local streaming.

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My concern is if it creates any unneeded load or adds to the instability of the mobile app.

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Can’t wait to try it! Also, your landscaping looks great! :wink:

2 dogs. My wife was out all day patching the grass.

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What problem were you encountering with this? If it works locally, I can’t think of why it wouldn’t work remotely (assuming proper ports are forwarded on your firewall). Nice job, looking forward to getting my Hikvision cameras tied in.

What a tease… :disappointed:

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Well done! I can’t wait to see how you pulled this off… I was trying to do this with my DTH but to no avail.

Yes if you protect forward it will work. But I can’t recommend it.

I’ve got 2 dogs as well and yes, they are rough on the lawn. I was serious though, yours does look good. Tell the wife! :slight_smile:

For those wondering about v1, I found this. Not sure if this means this will not work on a v1 but I would assume so.

What do I need to use video?

The new SmartThings app, a SmartThings-compatible camera, and the Samsung SmartThings Hub v2. First-generation Hubs do not support video.

Do you know if ST will be able to take action based on motion in a camera or anything like that?

I will be testing my code on hub v1 tomorrow, I don’t think it uses the video services, just streams directly to the mobile device.

i’ll volunteer to test, currently 1 Foscam FI8910W and 2 Hikvisions en route from China :stuck_out_tongue:

Patrick, is this using the multiAttributeTile videoPlayer and capability “Video Camera”?