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Old Jan 24, 2013, 09:52 PM
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No, you don't need a Java interface on the web page. Pretty much stock HTML should do it.

The machine that runs the web server will need software that can control the servos. Since you've got ServoCommander doing it already, you need to check the ServoCommander docs to see if they expose an API you can access from the web server to do that. Nuts, they may even have a web server plugin/addon/feature. At least, that's a common feature in similar home automation systems.

Alternatively, you say you've got ServoCommander talking to the onboard PC remotely. Their web page indicates some kind of wifi interface to a "servo controller". If you know what that component is (I don't - I'm not familiar with ServoCommander at all), then it may expose an API you can use from the web server.

It doesn't look like ServoCommander has any kind of video capabilities. For doing the video, you may want to install something like a ShoutCast video server on the onboard PC, and then embed that in the page from the server.
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