This is getting ridiculous.
I just received my $10 computer from China. I paid a premium for the (required) SD card as I do not have the patience to wait for one to arrive in the mail. My 5V/2A charger for my old, functional, PSP works as a power supply. I then downloaded Armbian and booted.
A few commands later, and I have a $20 dollar camera proxy.
I don’t actually plan to use it as my camera proxy, but as a small controller for a number of sensors I plan to add. For example using a cheap modified PIR sensor as input to the controller.
As you may know, I also have a Raspberry Pi 2. This little device is incredibly stable, and has only been rebooted once in the last 3 months, and that was by accident.
Hopefully you’ll be able to get a $100 device that you simply plug into your infrastructure, and that little device will work as standalone, or as a node in a much larger VMS, but that’s a bigger project that I might pick up later.
Some of the commands I used :
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ffmpeg ffmpeg -i rtsp://...... -vcodec copy -f flv rtmp://....