[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH]lavd: Remove libndi newtek

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue Dec 4 00:34:55 EET 2018

On Mon, 3 Dec 2018, at 23:14, Marton Balint wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Dec 2018, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> > On Mon, 3 Dec 2018, at 19:48, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> > Libraries to access hardware, notably those that are talking directly with something that was shipped with the drivers, are usually considered part of the OS. This is a bit weird, but this extend the Linux way to other (broken) OSes.
> >
> > That would make nvenc and such acceptable.
> >
> > NDI is not hardware. (Nor is faac)
> I really don't want to troll here, but there is an NDI PTZ camera:
> https://www.newtek.com/camera/ndihx-ptz1/
> So is it really that different to a USB camera just because the 
> singalling is going through ethernet and not USB?

Yes, because NDI is a network protocol. Those cameras exposes streams, like RTSP.
They are servers, so they are not part of your machine.

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