Device Connection

Install hardware support, connect to IP cameras

You connect to an IP camera by creating the ipcam object. To create the object, you need the URL of the camera. If the camera requires authentication, you can supply a user name and password. The URL must be for a Motion JPEG (mjpeg) HTTP or RTSP stream.

For examples showing how to connect and tips for finding the IP camera URL and stream Codec, see Connect to IP Cameras.

Examples and How To

Connect to IP Cameras

You connect to an IP camera by creating the ipcam object. To create the object, you need the URL of the camera, which must be for a Motion JPEG (mjpeg) HTTP or RTSP stream, and must start with http.

Concepts

IP Camera Acquisition Overview

You can use the Internet Protocol (IP) Camera support to bring live images into MATLAB® from any IP Camera that supports Motion JPEG stream over HTTP or RTSP with basic authentication support.