If RTSP is the control channel, it makes sense that the port would need to be open. However, I don't understand why ports would need to be open for the video stream --from the camera's point of view that would be out-going data. Although, if you have any port suggestions, I'd be happy to give it a try. – ks78 Feb 9 '15 at 22:19 TCP/IP and UDP are two primary network protocols, we are quite familiar with the TCP/IP because if we encounter any network problems on our computers, we tend to tweak the settings of TCP/IP protocol. Usually, we can solve the most network problems by doing this. Network cameras are prevailing in today's video surveillance market.
Mar 30, 2016 · TCP port 554 uses the Transmission Control Protocol. TCP is one of the main protocols in TCP/IP networks. TCP is a connection-oriented protocol, it requires handshaking to set up end-to-end communications.