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How to make multiple views af streaming webcams (Raspberry Pi cam)

Question

Hello Motion support

With a little tributaries, has managed to set up the Motion on the new Raspberry Pi 2, which have more resources to deal with than the older model B +, and the function very well.

The record fine video clips when there is motion in the picture, make snapshots every hour of the day, and I can see what the camera sees on a stream in a Google Chrome browser. http: // myipadress: 8081

With this setup, it is desirable to be able to expand with multiple cameras to 4 or 9 as can be seen in a single window (Browser or direct screen output).

Have tried googling for a solution but no luck, maybe someone here has knowledge of how to view 4 or 9 cameras on a single screen with a Linux or Windows PC (Windows, I have the most experience in using).

It could be a thought that another Raspberry Pi could receive and display multiple streams on a connect HDMI display, but doubts it has enough resources.

Could use a Parralella? http://www.parallella.org/2013/09/10/explorations-in-erlang-with-the-parallella-playing-with-pixels/

It looks like what I want, but is perhaps a little too high for a green linux user. I have no knowledge and linux experienced enough to handle such a project, but if someone could help me on the way, I dared well throw myself over it.

Are there other, more accessible alternatives?

It seems that there are thousands of users of Raspberry Pi video surveillance solutions, therefore, a solution could have broad interest.

I realize that my question was not directly related to Motion to do, but still hope that it will be accepted as related.
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Environment

Motion version: 3.2.12
ffmpeg version:  
Libraries:  
Server OS: Raspbian
-- SuneBielefeldt - 11 Mar 2015

Answer

Answered in FAQ: http://www.lavrsen.dk/foswiki/bin/view/Motion/FrequentlyAskedQuestions#How_do_I_see_more_than_one_camera_stream_at_a_time_63

The best way to view multiple MJPEG streams on a single screen is to host an HTML file and create IMG containers for every stream, like this:
<html>
<body bgcolor=000000>
<center>
<img src=http://192.168.1.20:5001/ border="0" height=49%></a>
<img src=http://192.168.1.20:5002/ border="0" height=49%></a>
<img src=http://192.168.1.20:5003/ border="0" height=49%></a>
</center>
</body>
</html>


-- TosiaraT - 12 Apr 2015
Topic revision: r3 - 12 Apr 2015, TosiaraT
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