OnTheAir Video can be controlled using a REST API. Basic controls were provided in OnTheAir Video 3.8, and these were extended in OnTheAir Video 4.
About port numbers
OnTheAir Video uses port 8081 for the REST API.
If you are using a "multi" version of OnTheAir Video, the port numbers will change:
- 8081 is for OnTheAir Video 1
- 8082 is for OnTheAir Video 2
- 8083 is for OnTheAir Video 3
Retrieve the API from the application
Then the best way to get the most up to date documentation for the OnTheAir Video REST API is to start the OnTheAir Video application on a Mac, and then simply type in a browser on that Mac:
This will return a page with all the explanations.