1. Needed components and account
1. MOBOTIX camera
First of all, you need a MOBOTIX camera with a Firmware version 220.127.116.11 or later. This Firmware comes with the latest hardware platform x6. Those are M16, M26, S16, D16, Q26, v26, p26, c26 and i26.
2. OBS Streaming software
As the software is for free, you can simply download it from: https://obsproject.com
It is available for Linux, Windows and Mac. In our test setup we had the version 20.1 for MacOSX
3. VLC Player
You will need the VLC player to receive the video stream in the process background VLC Player can be downloaded for free. http://www.vlc.com
You need a Youtube/Google account.
Good internet connection with a minimum upload speed of 2 Mbit/s.
2. How to Configure
- Enable the integration protocol in the admin menu
-> Open your camera in the web browser
-> Go to Admin menu - Integration Protocols
-> Tick the checkbox RTP Server & press „set“
-> Go to Admin menu - Speaker and Microphone
-> Active the microphone. Press „set“ and then „close“ to permanently store the settings
2. VLC Player
-> Install and open the VLC Player. Click „open media“ -> „network“ and enter the following string:
and press open. You should now see the camera live image. This is just a test to see if it works.
Install OBS and run it.
-> Add a new Scene and name it „YoutubeStream“.
-> Add a „VLC video source“ as a source.
-> Add RTSP address to the playlist (+ symbol and „add Path/URL) and click „OK“
-> Now, you should see your camera Live Image. You can also scale it.
-> OPTIONAL: You can add other programs or a second camera stream to this page. OBS will stream everything simultaneously.
-> Open the OBS streaming setting. OBS - Preferences - Stream
-> Select YouTube as the platform and enter your youtube streaming key (see above) -> Click „OK“ and press „Start streaming“
Go to your youtube live dashboard and check if the stream is working. This may take a while.
If it doesn‘t work, double check you settings. Use VLC to test if the RTSP stream from the camera is working. Check your internet connection and your OBS stettings.