Streaming web camera
You can use Webcamtaxi as your own personal worldwide destination guide.
Because cameras with direct SDI output can be expensive, many people choose to use HDMI ouput cameras and then use an HDMI to SDI converter.Another option for HDMI cameras is the Teradek Vidi U.This portable encoder allows you to stream from any HDMI camera over 4G, Wi Fi or Ethernet.SDI output cameras are the most professional, and typically the most expensive option.SDI cameras are common in professional video productions because SDI cables lock into place, offering a secure connection.Either in Asia or Europe, all world cams are free to view and show you the local time* and a map of the area where the camera is located.
And if you are actually planning to travel, that's even better!
Click here to shop for cameras currently available at B&H Photo/Video with HDMI output.
These types of cameras can be used with an HDMI capture card or box, our current favorite is the Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle, going into Ustream Producer.
By choosing a specific location or interest, or clicking on our Interactive Webcam Map, you can go from Italy to Japan, from England to the USA, from Canada to France or Portugal.
Modern or historical cities, sunny places or snow-covered ski resorts, and even outer space are just a click away!
There are several types of cameras that are the most commonly used and the easiest to use for streaming to Ustream: If you use our Web Broadcaster or Ustream Producer, both of these encoding programs should automatically recognize your built-in webcam or any USB-connected cameras. This camera usually costs less than $100 USD and has great HD quality.