IP Camera Image in Browser Widget

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Fri Jan 17 13:57:06 EST 2020


Yeah...I ran into this problem years ago when trying ot do webchat in
Browser widget. I'm not sure what the answer is, but its worth reaching out
to the team to ask if the CEF can be built with a flag that enables this.

Thanks.

Tom

On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 10:54 AM Roger Guay via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Hi Tom,
>
> I think you are correct about the permissions issue. Normally these
> cameras are accessed by their own dedicated iOS app.
>
> Roger, I love your remote lawnmower idea!
>
> Roger
>
> > On Jan 17, 2020, at 8:37 AM, Tom Glod via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > Roger, if in a normal browser the browser asks for permission to access
> the
> > IP Cameras ...then the problem is that the LC Browser Widget is not
> asking
> > for those permissions.  I don't know the answer to that.
> >
> > If its not about the permission window, how are the IP cameras accessed
> > normally outside of LC?
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 9:41 AM Eller, Roger via use-livecode <
> > use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Roger,
> >>
> >> I don't have a suggestion.  Just wanted to say that I too would value
> such
> >> an option, especially in an Android app.  My use-case is to mount an IP
> >> camera on an RC Lawnmower, and using VR goggles, control it form a
> >> first-person point-of-view; Essentially, simulating a riding mower
> >> experience from inside the house where the air-conditioning is.  🙂
> >>
> >> That said, it may depend on the type of IP camera, and whether or not
> the
> >> vendor provides a web-view instead of their own proprietary software.
> >>
> >>
> >> ~Roger
> >>
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> >> Subject: IP Camera Image in Browser Widget
> >>
> >>
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> >>
> >> I would like to build an app that displays various IP cameras I have
> >> operating around my home, but having no success. I can get the IP
> addresses
> >> and ports for each camera but the browser shows nothing.
> >>
> >> Mac Catalina and LC 9.5.1
> >>
> >> Any hints/help greatly appreciated.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Roger
> >>
> >>
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