Hello FLEX experts. I didn't expect this to be difficult at
all but now I think this is going to be a challenge...
In the web application I'm building, I'd like my users to
record a short self introductory video clip from their webcam,
review it and, rerecord if necessary, and then submit to the
server. This introductory clip becomes part of their profile. This
could be a useful feature for many applications (for example, a
This is kind of similar to Lee's last tutorial, only instead
of encoding a bitmap to PNG, I'd need to encode a video stream to
an FLV file (or stream the video into a file).
I have zero experience with flex but after spending a whole
day searching for examples and reading the documentation for the
Camera, Video, NetConnect and NetStream classes, it seems like the
only possible way to achieve this is using the Flash Media Server.
Using FMS for such a trivial task seems to be an overkill, doesn't
Is there an simpler solution? Is this really such a big