Video Mixers? - AVS Forum | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 06-26-2014, 12:54 PM - Thread Starter
foxnick's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: PA
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 11
Video Mixers?

Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I'll give it a shot.
How does one do a 'picture in picture' style video broadcast on a local CCTV feed?
We have two cameras, just need to know how to mix the video to get the desired output.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	videoFeeds.jpg
Views:	46
Size:	14.7 KB
ID:	136953  
foxnick is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 06-27-2014, 10:23 AM
AVS Forum Special Member
Glimmie's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 8,753
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 765 Post(s)
Liked: 638
Well I sure know what's involved to do that on a broadcast level but I'm sure today there is a low cost prosumer box that can do this quite simply.

In the old days before the 1990s, both cameras would have to be locked together with a common sync generator and simple security cameras lack that capability. But most switchers today have video frame synchronizers built in that eliminate this requirement.

Look at "seamless switchers" at for some ideas. Their stuff is a bit expensive but their site will give you some idea of what you need.

Note that Ebay has a lot of pro video gear at really good prices since many people get this stuff from liquidation auctions and don't know what it is or what's it's really worth.

Last edited by Glimmie; 06-27-2014 at 10:32 AM.
Glimmie is offline  
Sponsored Links
Reply Video Processors


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off