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OSD / text overlay before video is available

Oct 06, 2021
Jonathan Spiegelglas wrote
I'm streaming a video from an RTSP source and sometimes it may take some time to connect to the stream (a known issue with a specific camera).
I would like to indicate to the users that it's connecting by presenting a text overlay on top of the black screen it presents until the connection is successful.

I tried both text overlay and OSD an none of the worked before the connection is established.

Is that a known issue, or am I doing something wrong?
1 Answer
Oct 06, 2021
Roman Miniailov agent wrote

Please update to v14.4.2 and use:

VideoCapture1.StatusOverlay = new TextStatusOverlay();

Using TextStatusOverlay class, you can configure "Connecting" text, font, brush, etc.