[FFmpeg-user] "Smoothing" RTSP over wlan

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 02:31:05 EEST 2018

2018-06-25 9:15 GMT+02:00, Michael Fritscher
<michael.fritscher at telematik-zentrum.de>:

> Scenario: Using RTSP over wlan to get video from a webcam,
> using the lib itself.

Sounds like wrong mailing list:

> the WLAN has the characteristic to "pause" for e.g. 300 ms,
> and send all the data at once. This makes the stream not
> exactly smooth. Is there a way to tell the libav to buffer / wait
> 500 ms and let the lib smooth it itself (bei e.g. using the
> embedded timestamps)?

I don't think this would be very useful, fast delivery is typically

> Or must I smooth it myself (by buffering the pictures - which
> needs a lot of memory - 25/2*1280*720*3 = round about = 35 MB).

You could buffer a few input frames.

Carl Eugen

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