Recording live video stream from IP camera issue

Xavier Ho contact at xavierho.com
Wed Feb 6 15:35:07 CET 2013


On 7 February 2013 00:12, Sam Berry <sambez_14 at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> This is for a university project.
>
> My issue is that i have built an App using pythons Kivy module, and i need
> to be able to stream and record from an IP camera upon request.
>
> I have just used the VLC.exe to stream the video feed. But it is the
> recording i am having problems with.
>
> I'l look into OpenCV, thanks for the help!
>
> Sam
>

I see.  In that case, cv2.VideoCapture(ip_address) should return you a
video object, which you can check for status and use its .read() method to
fetch a frame. :]

Cheers,
Xav
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