What is the difference between a Flash preview and an MJPEG one?

Requirements:

  • LU-Central running on V7 and above (relevant for OPS users)
  • LiveU server with version 7 and above.
  • MJPEG license enabled


Comparison:


Category

Flash

MJPEG

Plugin required

Yes (supported on most browsers)

No. Native support with HTML5.

Framerate

30 Fps

10 Fps

Audio

Included

Not included*

CPU consumption

Low

Negligible

No. of previews

Limited due to CPU constraints

Unlimited

Loading time

A few seconds

Instant

iOS support

No

Yes

End of support

2020

TBD


*When using MJPEG you can enlarge the preview picture, the enlarged video includes audio (uses flash).