Python module for using IP WebCam Android app in OpenCV
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A cute little utility to use in conjunction with IP WebCam android application.


Webcams come in handy when we are using OpenCV for real-time Image Processing. But often we don't have access to one (or the one we have is too crappy). So, here is a nice utility to use your mobile phone/tablet's camera for processing in OpenCV.


AndroidCamFeed provides a cv2.VideoCapture like interface. Super-easy to use. A usage example can be found in the

Run this example from terminal as:


Simply replace the IP and the port with the one for your device.


This module works with IP Webcam android application.

Code adopted from this stackoverflow question and this Gist.