IP Camera Streaming via OBS

OBS IP CAMERA LIVE STREAMING RTSP TO RTMP YOUTUBE

OBS stands for open broadcaster software, it is a free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. It enables video streaming quickly and easily on cross platform operating system including Windows, Mac, Linux. Most important, it has the graphic user interface, it's more friendly than ffmpeg for Windows users.

1# DOWNLOAD/INSTALL OBS

Download the OBS from here: https://obsproject.com/download

Install the OBS software in your computer, then run it.

2# CREATE NEW ONLINE STREAM

OBS adopts modular UI design, after running it, scroll down to the bottom, click "+" button in Sources Module to add your IP camera.

OBS software
Add New Sources

OBS allows users to select many different sources, here we just wanna relay the rtsp url, so we select "Media Source".

OBS software sources
Choose Media Source from the list

On new pop-up window, we uncheck "Local File", the windows will show up another input & input format input, enter camera's RTSP URL in "Input", then click "OK" to proceed. In our test, we use the Yoosee Wi-Fi cameras, so the RTSP url path is

rtsp://192.168.1.3:554/onvif1
Input IP camera RTSP stream URL
Input IP camera RTSP stream URL

After done above steps, we are able to watch the video on OBS software.

3# SELECT ONLINE STREAM SERVICES

Go to toolbar, click "File" menu and select "Settings" from sub-menu list, now we are able to tweak advanced settings of the OBS. Click "Stream", we can find the settings for Online Stream Services, choose the stream service you wanna use e.g. YouTube / YouTube Gaming, then input your stream name. In addition to streaming services, you are able to use your own custom stream server.

YouTube Online Streaming
Select Online Streaming Service

After complete above settings, you just need to click "Start Streaming" button to start online streaming.

Start Streaming
Start Streaming

4# SUPPORTED ONLINE STREAM SERVICES

Twitch, YouTube, Smashcast, Mixer.com, DailyMotion, WatchPeopleCode.com, Web.TV, GoodGame.ru, GamePlank, Vaughn Live/ iNSTAGID, Breakers.TV, CyberGame.TV, Djlive.pl, Facebook Live, Restream.io, Nood, Boomstream, Stream.live, Coderwall, Meridix Live Sports Platform, Afreeca.TV, CAM4, Picarto, Pandora TV Korea, LiveStream, Chaturbate, LiveEdu.tv, Twitter / Periscope, Switchboard Live (Joicaster)

5# APPENDIX - RTSP URL OF IP CAMERAS

XM IPC: rtsp://192.168.0.20:554/user=admin&password=&channel=1&stream=0.sdp?
Hikvision: rtsp://username:password@IPaddress:port/Streaming/Channels/id/
Dahua:  rtsp://admin:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:554/cam/realmonitor?channel=1&subtype=1
Vivotek: rtsp://IPAddress/liveany.sdp?codectype=h264&h264_intraperiod=4000&h264_quant=99&h264_qvalue=40 
3S:: rtsp://IPAddress/cam1/h264
4XEM: rtsp://IPAddress/live.sdp
A-MTK: rtsp://IPAddress/media/media.amp
ABS: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4/1/media.amp
Absolutron: rtsp://IPAddress/image.mpg
ACTi: rtsp://IPAddress:7070/
ACTi: rtsp://IPAddress/
Acumen: rtsp://IPAddress/mpg4/rtsp.amp
Airlink101: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
AirLive: rtsp://IPAddress/video.mp4
ALinking: rtsp://IPAddress/cam1/mjpeg
ALinking: rtsp://IPAddress/cam1/mpeg4
ALinking: rtsp://IPAddress/cam1/h264
ALLIEDE: rtsp://IPAddress:555/0/1:1/main
Asante: rtsp://IPAddress/cam1/mpeg4
Asoni: rtsp://IPAddress/GetData.cgi
Asoni: rtsp://IPAddress/
Aviosys: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
Aviosys: rtsp://IPAddress:8554/mpeg4
AVS: Uriel: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
AVTech: rtsp://IPAddress/live/mpeg4
AVTech: rtsp://IPAddress/live/h264
AXIS: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4/media.amp
AXIS: rtsp://IPAddress/axis-media/media.amp
AXview: rtsp://IPAddress
Basler: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
Basler: rtsp://IPAddress/h264?multicast
BiKal: IP: CCTV: rtsp://IPAddress/
BiKal: IP: CCTV: rtsp://IPAddress/user.pin.mp2
BlueJay: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
Bosch: rtsp://IPAddress/rtsp_tunnel
Bosch: rtsp://IPAddress/video
Bosch: rtsp://IPAddress/?inst=2
Brickcom: rtsp://IPAddress/channel1
Canon: rtsp://IPAddress/
Canon: rtsp://IPAddress/stream/profile1=u
Canon: rtsp://IPAddress/profile1=r
Canon: rtsp://IPAddress/profile1=u
CBC-Ganz: rtsp://IPAddress/gnz_media/main
Cisco: rtsp://IPAddress/img/media.sav
Cisco: rtsp://IPAddress
Clairvoyant: MWR: rtsp://IPAddress/av0_0
CNB: rtsp://IPAddress/
CNB: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
Cohu: rtsp://IPAddress/stream1
Cohu: rtsp://IPAddress/cam
Compro: rtsp://IPAddress/medias1
D-Link: rtsp://IPAddress/play1.sdp
D-Link: rtsp://IPAddress/play2.sdp
Dallmeier: rtsp://IPAddress/encoder1
DoOurBest: rtsp://IPAddress/: ch0_0.h264
DVTel-IOimage: rtsp://IPAddress/ioImage/1
EagleVision: rtsp://IPAddress/11
EDIMAX: rtsp://IPAddress/ipcam.sdp
EDIMAX: rtsp://IPAddress/ipcam_h264.sdp
ENEO: rtsp://IPAddress/1/stream1
Etrovision: rtsp://IPAddress/rtpvideo1.sdp
EverWorldView: rtsp://IPAddress
EverFocus: rtsp://IPAddress/streaming/channels/0
Fine CCTV: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
FLIR Systems: rtsp://IPAddress/ch0
FLIR Systems: rtsp://IPAddress/vis
FLIR Systems: rtsp://IPAddress:544/wfov
Foscam: rtsp://IPAddress/11
FSAN: RTSP://IPAddress/
Gadspot: rtsp://IPAddress/video.mp4
Genie: rtsp://IPAddress
Genius: rtsp://IPAddress/avn=2
GeoVision: rtsp://IPAddress:8554/CH001.sdp
Grandstream: rtsp://IPAddress/
GRUNDIG: rtsp://IPAddress/jpeg
GRUNDIG: rtsp://IPAddress/h264
GVI: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
Hikvision: rtsp://IPAddress:554/h264
HuntElectronics: rtsp://IPAddress/video1+audio1
Ikegami: rtsp://IPAddress/stream1
iLink: rtsp://IPAddress
IndigoVision: rtsp://IPAddress
Infinova: rtsp://IPAddress/1.AMP
InnovativeSecurityDesigns: rtsp://IPAddress/stream1
INSTEK: DIGITAL: rtsp://IPAddress/
Intellinet: rtsp://IPAddress/video.mp4
Intellio: rtsp://IPAddress/
IONodes: rtsp://IPAddress/videoinput_1/h264_1/media.stm
IPUX: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
IPx: rtsp://IPAddress/camera.stm
IQinVision: rtsp://IPAddress/now.mp4
IQinVision: rtsp://IPAddress/mp4
IRLAB: rtsp://IPAddress/
JVC: rtsp://IPAddress/PSIA/Streaming/channels/0
JVC: rtsp://IPAddress/PSIA/Streaming/channels/1
KARE: CSST-DIT: rtsp://IPAddress
KTC: rtsp://IPAddress/h264/
Launch: rtsp://IPAddress/0/username:password/main
Launch: rtsp://IPAddress:554/0/username:password/main
Laview: rtsp://IPAddress/
LevelOne: rtsp://IPAddress/access_code
LevelOne: rtsp://IPAddress/channel1
LevelOne: rtsp://IPAddress/live.sdp
LevelOne: rtsp://IPAddress/video.mp4
LevelOne: rtsp://IPAddress/h264
Linksys: rtsp://IPAddress/img/video.sav
Logitech: rtsp://IPAddress/HighResolutionVideo
Lorex: rtsp://IPAddress/video.mp4
Lumenera: rtsp://IPAddress/
LUXONVIDEO: rtsp://IPAddress/user_defined
Marmitek: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
MaxVideo: rtsp://IPAddress/0/usrnm:pwd/main
MC Electronics: rtsp://IPAddress/
MeritLi-Lin: http://IPAddress: /rtsph264720p
MeritLi-Lin: http://IPAddress/rtsph2641080p
MeritLi-Lin: http://IPAddress: /rtsph264
MeritLi-Lin: http://IPAddress: /rtsph2641024p
MeritLi-Lin: rtsp://IPAddress/rtsph264
MeritLi-Lin: http://IPAddress: /rtspjpeg
MeritLi-Lin: http://IPAddress: /rtsph264
MESSOA: rtsp://IPAddress:8557/h264
MESSOA: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
MESSOA: rtsp://IPAddress/livestream/
MESSOA: rtsp://IPAddress:7070
MicroDigital: rtsp://IPAddress/cam0_0
Moxa: rtsp://IPAddress/multicaststream
MultiPix: rtsp://IPAddress/video1
Onix: rtsp://IPAddress/cam0_0
OpenEye: rtsp://IPAddress/h264
Panasonic: rtsp://IPAddress:port//nphMpeg4/g726-640x48
Panasonic: rtsp://IPAddress/nphMpeg4/g726-640x480
Panasonic: rtsp://IPAddress/nphMpeg4/nil-320x240
Panasonic: rtsp://IPAddress/MediaInput/h264
Panasonic: rtsp://IPAddress/nphMpeg4/g726-640x
Panasonic: rtsp://IPAddress/MediaInput/mpeg4
Pelco: rtsp://IPAddress/stream1
PiXORD: rtsp://IPAddress
Planet: rtsp://IPAddress/ipcam.sdp
Planet: rtsp://IPAddress/ipcam_h264.sdp
Planet: rtsp://IPAddress/media/media.amp
PRIME: rtsp://IPAddress/cam1/h264/multicast
QihanTechnology: rtsp://IPAddress
Repotec: rtsp://IPAddress/cam1/mpeg4?user='username'&pwd='password'
SafeSky: rtsp://IPAddress
Samsung: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4unicast
Samsung: rtsp://IPAddress/mjpeg/media.smp
Samsung: rtsp://IPAddress/h264/media.smp
Sanan: rtsp://IPAddress/
Sanyo: rtsp://IPAddress/VideoInput/1/h264/1
ScallopImaging: rtsp://IPAddress:8554/main
Sentry: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
SeyeonTech: -
FlexWATCH: rtsp://IPAddress/cam0_1
Sharx: rtsp://IPAddress/live_mpeg4.sdp
Siemens: rtsp://IPAddress/img/video.asf
Siemens: rtsp://IPAddress/livestream
Siqura: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
Siqura: rtsp://IPAddress/h264
Siqura: rtsp://: IPAddress/VideoInput/1/h264/1
Siqura: rtsp://: IPAddress/VideoInput/1/mpeg4/1
Sitecom: rtsp://IPAddress/img/video.sav
Sony: rtsp://IPAddress/media/video1
Sparklan: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
Speco: rtsp://IPAddress/
StarDot: rtsp://IPAddress/nph-h264.cgi
StarVedia: rtsp://IPAddress/CAM_ID.password.mp2
StoreNet: rtsp://IPAddress/stream1
SuperCircuits: rtsp://IPAddress/ch0_unicast_firststream
SuperCircuits: rtsp://IPAddress/ch0_unicast_secondstream
SuperCircuits: rtsp://IPAddress/live/mpeg4
Swann: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
TCLINK: rtsp://IPAddress/av2
TCLINK: rtsp://IPAddress/live.sdp
Topica: rtsp://IPAddress:7070
Topica: rtsp://IPAddress/h264/media.amp
TP-Link: rtsp://IPAddress/video.mp4
TRENDnet: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4
TRENDnet: rtsp://IPAddress/play1.sdp
Truen: rtsp://IPAddress/video1
Ubiquiti: rtsp://IPAddress/live/ch00_0
UDP: Technology: rtsp://IPAddress/ch0_unicast_firststream
Verint: rtsp://IPAddress
Vgsion: rtsp://IPAddress/11
Vicon: rtsp://{user:password}@IPAddress:7070/
Vicon: rtsp://IPAddress/access_name_for_stream_1_to_5
Vicon: rtsp://{user:password}@IPAddress:7070/
VICON: rtsp://IPAddress:8557/h264
Videolarm: rtsp://IPAddress/mpeg4/1/media.amp
VisionDigi: rtsp://IPAddress/
VisionhitechAmericas: rtsp://IPAddress/h264&basic_auth=<base64_union_of_id&pwd>
Visionite: rtsp://IPAddress
VISTA: rtsp://IPAddress/cam1/h264
VISTA: rtsp://IPAddress/
VITEK: rtsp://IPAddress/ch0.sdp
Vivotek: rtsp://IPAddress/live.sdp
Weldex: rtsp://IPAddress:7070/h264
Y-cam: rtsp://IPAddress/live_mpeg4.sdp
Yudor: rtsp://IPAddress/
Zavio: rtsp://IPAddress/video.3gp
Zavio: rtsp://IPAddress/video.mp4