Adding Multicast, RTSP or HTTP Streams as Cameras

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Adding Multicast, RTSP or HTTP Streams as Cameras

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Some camera models are not fully compatible with ONVIF Profile S and therefore will not work properly in Wisenet WAVE. However, if such a camera can provide streams by RTSP, HTTP, or Multicast URL, it can still be viewed and recorded in Wisenet WAVE. Audio output over RTSP is also supported for devices that record audio.

! IMPORTANT: To add a camera stream you must verify that the particular camera model supports this option, and you must know the exact RTSP/HTTP/Multicast URL of the stream. This information can be found in the camera manual, on the camera web page, or by contacting the manufacturer.

To add the desired stream, follow the manual addition procedure described in "Adding Devices Manually", paste the RTSP or HTTP URL value (i.e. rtsp://<camera IP>:554/hi_stream) in the Device Address field.

In the Add Devices to {server name} dialog, make sure Subnet Scan is unchecked.

Once added, the camera will be displayed in the Resource Tree and can be configured like any regular IP camera.

note Note: Only one stream can be added per camera, so dual-streaming benefits will not be available (see "Dual Stream Recording Specifics"). Also, if resolution is greater than 1024x768, software motion detection will not be available.