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  • edwardlewis
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    I'm building the site at the moment and the client has bought a webcam which they want to be viewable on the site. The site is on a linux server but the code for the camera manufacturer uses ActiveX and doesnt work.

    What is the best way to get it working?

  • biapar
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    435 Posts

    Re: Webcam Link to this post

    ActiveX is supported by IE and it's not server related.

  • wmk
    Community Member
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    for displaying a static picture in a page the webcam should send a jpg snapshot every X minutes to a server, so you can include it as a normal picture.

    I guess you need ActiveX for PTZ control of the cam. Normally you open a new window (or an iframe) which points directly to the cams ip-adress or URL.



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