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Application to view RTSP Stream of multiple cameras

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I am looking for a way an application can view a single RTSP stream for 10 seconds (give or take) and then switch to the next RTSP stream.. Basically an app that can rotate through RTSP streams in a full screen sort of view.

We have a linux os connected to a TV that is connected to the network. We would like it to stream the video to the tv's. The only way I know is to open VLC and open network stream but needing to view additional streams and automate it.

Any ideas? where do I start?
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You should be able to use JMF for that. Not sure about the hardware interface though. You might want to get your looping algo sorted first in any case.
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So I am not really a linux guy and a programmer.. Yea terrible. I would be happy to pay someone to work with me on the side on this. Any ideas on who to call?
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There are several sources you could check out. If you wanted something developed in code, there are sites offering people who undertake such work. Google 'rent a coder' as a start.

Then there is probably free software from places like Sourceforge. Then what looks to me like the cheapest and quickest route I can think of off the top of my h., and that is go to an electronic components warehouse and buy all the kit  and the chances are there is a CD with it that will let you interface to your PC, or probably just a dongle that translates the signal straight to your screen. Those are my thoughts, but there are certainly guys in other TAs on EE who will have better ideas; try the hardware section and see what they say.
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Thanks a bunch!
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