Axis YouTube Livestreaming CamStreamer Tested

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on Sep 25, 2015

Broadcasting live video has historically been complex and costly, with manual setup and pricey monthly subscriptions required.

Now, Camstreamer is aiming to change that, with an Axis Camera Application claiming cloud-based connections to Youtube's free live streaming service.

We bought a $240 license for this app and have tested cameras in multiple streaming scenarios to see how well it works and whether it lives up to its ease of use claims.

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Comments (24)

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