# Used to separate multipart $boundary = "my_mjpeg"; # We start with the standard headers. PHP allows us this much header("Cache-Control: no-cache"); header("Cache-Control: private"); header("Pragma: no-cache"); header("Content-type: multipart/x-mixed-replace; boundary=$boundary"); # From here out, we no longer expect to be able to use the header() function print "--$boundary\n"; # Set this so PHP doesn't timeout during a long stream set_time_limit(0); # Disable Apache and PHP's compression of output to the client @apache_setenv('no-gzip', 1); @ini_set('zlib.output_compression', 0); # Set implicit flush, and flush all current buffers @ini_set('implicit_flush', 1); for ($i = 0; $i < ob_get_level(); $i++) ob_end_flush(); ob_implicit_flush(1); # The loop, producing one jpeg frame per iteration while (true) { # Per-image header, note the two new-lines print "Content-type: image/jpeg\n\n"; # Your function to get one jpeg image print get_one_jpeg(); # The separator print "--$boundary\n"; }