Implementation of a Drone-Based Video Streamer

  • Zhifei Fan
  • Baolong GuoEmail author
  • Jie Hou
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 82)


Image transmission technology is one of the key technologies in the field of UAVs. In this paper we present a video streamer application for UAVs. It enables a drone to publish a live video to streaming media server directly. The Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight, a highly integrated board that targets consumer drones applications, is the experimental platform we use. The camera on the board is used to capture real time video images. And these video sequence images are encoded to H.264 video stream. Then the stream is published over wireless network follows the RTMP specification.


UAV Live video H.264 RTMP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Aerospace Science and TechnologyXidian UniversityXi’anChina

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