Viewing WebCam output on client computer

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Thu Mar 25 10:30:01 2004


	This is the same problem of video that we have in the discussions recently.  Well, this can't be classified as a "problem" of VNC, but the way how video is displayed in the computer (the server machine).  Try to disable the graphic card acceleration to see if this helps.

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Adam Stuart [mailto:eisenklein "at" yahoo.com]
> Envoyi : mercredi 24 mars 2004 14:22
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : Viewing WebCam output on client computer
> 
> Hi:
> 
> I use VNC between a host computer (running Win XP home
> edition) and a client
> computer running Win ME. I have a remotely controlled
> telescope in an
> observatory  connected to the host computer. I can
> control the telescope
> from my house in real-time by watching the screen. I
> connected a webcam to
> the telescope and can watch the real-time video on the
> host computer, but
> this display cannot be seen on the client computer.
> From the client
> computer, I can take control of the host computer and
> toggle between open
> programs on the host computer. As soon as I select the
> Webcam program from
> the taskbar the image appears for an instant on the
> client computer and then
> it is just black. Everything else works great. Any
> ideas/suggestions?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Adam
> 
> 
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