DeskCamera

Turns Windows PC into ONVIF IP camera

Updated on Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Provided by DeskCamera Baltic OU
DeskCamera is a software solution for PC surveillance. The software allows to stream a PC desktop and webcam via the RTSP and ONVIF protocol.
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  • DeskCamera

From Milestone Systems

  • Milestone XProtect
Overview
How it works
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Overview

DeskCamera - Turns Windows PC into ONVIF IP camera

A workstation on which DeskCamera has been installed acts like an ONVIF IP camera and streams it’s screen and webcam to Milestone XProtect

DeskCamera is a software-only solution which aims to replace expensive hardware approaches used to monitor PC screen activities.
No hardware encoders or physical IP cameras are required. DeskCamera streams the PC screen and webcam to to VMS/NVR systems like that is an ONVIF camera.

DeskCamera uses GPU to accelerate video encoding, runs in background and consumes very little PC resources.

The software is used in:

- Retail (POS terminals, POS kiosks , etc)
- Education
- Health and Science
- Restaurants
- Manufacturing
- Casinos

Basically, DeskCamera is useful in many areas which require to monitor PC screen activities through VMS/NVR

Key features

  • Software-only solution. Acts like an ONVIF IP camera and runs in background
  • Simultaneous streaming of one, two or more PC screens and webcams to Milestone XProtect
  • Converting external HTTP and RTSP streams to ONVIF
  • Motion events, Audio, FullHD, up to 60 FPS streams
  • High performance, GPU accelerated encoding
How it works

How to install

Documentation

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Specifications

Required DeskCamera Baltic OU product(s)
DeskCamera 4.2

Has proven compatibility with the following Milestone versions:

  • XProtect
    Essential+
    2019 R2, 06/19 2019
  • XProtect
    Express
    2019 R2, 06/19 2019
  • XProtect
    Express+
    2019 R2, 06/19 2019
  • XProtect
    Professional
    2019 R2, 06/19 2019
  • XProtect
    Professional+
    2019 R2, 06/19 2019
  • XProtect
    Expert
    2019 R2, 06/19 2019
  • XProtect
    Corporate
    2019 R2, 06/19 2019
  • XProtect
    Enterprise
    2016 R2, 06/01 2016

Is also expected to work with:

  • XProtect
    Essential+
    2017 R2, 03/28 2017 and later
  • XProtect
    Express
    2014, 05/21 2014 and later
  • XProtect
    Express+
    2017 R2, 06/08 2017 and later
  • XProtect
    Professional
    2014, 05/31 2014 and later
  • XProtect
    Professional+
    2017 R2, 06/08 2017 and later
  • XProtect
    Expert
    2014, 05/21 2014 and later
  • XProtect
    Corporate
    2014, 05/21 2014 and later
  • XProtect
    Enterprise
    2014, 05/21 2014 and later

Country availability

  • AFRICA
    • Algeria
    • Angola
    • Benin
    • Botswana
    • British Indian Ocean Territory
    • Burkina Faso
    • Burundi
    • Cameroon
    • Cape Verde
    • Central African Republic
    • Chad
    • Comoros
    • Congo
    • Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
    • Cote d´Ivoire
    • Djibouti
    • Egypt
    • Equatorial Guinea
    • Eritrea
    • Ethiopia
    • Gabon
    • Gambia
    • Ghana
    • Guadeloupe
    • Guinea
    • Guinea-Bissau
    • Kenya
    • Lesotho
    • Liberia
    • Libya
    • Madagascar
    • Malawi
    • Mali
    • Mauritania
    • Mauritius
    • Mayotte
    • Morocco
    • Mozambique
    • Namibia
    • Niger
    • Nigeria
    • Reunion
    • Rwanda
    • Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan Da Cunha
    • Sao Tome and Principe
    • Senegal
    • Seychelles
    • Sierra Leone
    • Somalia
    • South Africa
    • Sudan
    • Swaziland
    • Tanzania
    • Togo
    • Tunisia
    • Uganda
    • Western Sahara
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe
  • ASIA PACIFIC
    • Afghanistan
    • Bahrain
    • Bangladesh
    • Bhutan
    • Brunei
    • Cambodia
    • China
    • Cyprus
    • Fiji
    • Hong Kong
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Japan
    • Jordan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Korea, Republic of
    • Kuwait
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Lebanon
    • Macau
    • Malaysia
    • Maldives
    • Marshall Islands
    • Mongolia
    • Myanmar
    • Nauru
    • Nepal
    • Oman
    • Pakistan
    • Palau
    • Palestinian Territory, Occupied
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Philippines
    • Qatar
    • Samoa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Singapore
    • Solomon Islands
    • Sri Lanka
    • Syria
    • Taiwan
    • Tajikistan
    • Thailand
    • Timor-Leste
    • Tonga
    • Turkmenistan
    • Tuvalu
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Uzbekistan
    • Vanuatu
    • Vietnam
    • Yemen
  • EUROPE
    • Aland Islands
    • Albania
    • Andorra
    • Armenia
    • Austria
    • Azerbaijan
    • Belarus
    • Belgium
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Bulgaria
    • Croatia
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Faroe Islands
    • Finland
    • France
    • Georgia
    • Germany
    • Gibraltar
    • Greece
    • Guernsey
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Isle Of Man
    • Israel
    • Italy
    • Jersey
    • Kosovo
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Macedonia
    • Malta
    • Moldova
    • Monaco
    • Montenegro
    • Netherlands
    • Netherlands Antilles
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Romania
    • Russia
    • San Marino
    • Serbia
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Svalbard And Jan Mayen
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Turkey
    • Ukraine
    • United Kingdom
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • Bermuda
    • Canada
    • Costa Rica
    • Dominican Republic
    • Greenland
    • Mexico
    • Saint Pierre And Miquelon
    • United States
  • OCEANIA
    • American Samoa
    • Australia
    • Christmas Island
    • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    • Cook Islands
    • French Polynesia
    • Guam
    • Kiribati
    • Micronesia, Federated States Of
    • New Caledonia
    • New Zealand
    • Niue
    • Norfolk Island
    • Northern Mariana Islands
    • Pitcairn
    • Puerto Rico
    • Tokelau
    • United States Minor Outlying Islands
    • Wallis and Futuna
  • SOUTH AMERICA
    • Anguilla
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Argentina
    • Aruba
    • Bahamas
    • Barbados
    • Belize
    • Bolivia
    • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
    • Brazil
    • Cayman Islands
    • Chile
    • Colombia
    • Cuba
    • Curacao
    • Dominica
    • Ecuador
    • El Salvador
    • Falkland Islands
    • French Guiana
    • Grenada
    • Guatemala
    • Guyana
    • Haiti
    • Honduras
    • Jamaica
    • Martinique
    • Montserrat
    • Nicaragua
    • Panama
    • Paraguay
    • Peru
    • Saint Barthelemy
    • Saint Kitts And Nevis
    • Saint Lucia
    • Saint Martin
    • Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
    • Suriname
    • Trinidad and Tobago
    • Turks and Caicos Islands
    • Uruguay
    • Venezuela
    • Virgin Islands, British
    • Virgin Islands, U.S.

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