Mjpeg Video Source with VLC

 

This is a guide to use vlc to transcode from any video source into mjpeg for the mission planner to read.

 

1.       Open VLC

2.       Goto Stream

3.       Select your video source, click stream

4.       Click Next

5.       Select HTTP and click add

6.       Now we need to create a MJPEG profile like bellow

7.       Click save and select your new profile and click next, you should be at the final output screen and should like similar to this

8.      

9.       VLC should now be in lay mode, ready for the mission planner to connect

10.   Open the mission planner, right click the hud, pick set MJPEG source

11.   Enter the url, click ok

12.   You should now have video.