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Ben’s Place describes a Raspberry Pi and the Camera module to stream video. The process works across a wide range of models:

This should work with pretty much all of the currently available Raspberry Pi models (With the exception of the basic Pi Zero that doesn’t have WiFi).

ffmpeg uses the on board hardware support for the video encoding so even a Pi Zero W runs at about 5% CPU load. This means that if you only have 1 camera you could probably run nginx on the same device, else you can have a multiple cameras all feeding to a central video streaming server.

See the post for all the steps.


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