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Device Connection

Install hardware support, connect to IP cameras

Create a connection to an IP camera using the ipcam object. To create the object, you need the URL of the camera. If the camera requires authentication, specify a user name and password. The URL must either be Motion JPEG (mjpeg) over HTTP/RTSP or H.264 over RTSP streams.

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

Connect to IP Cameras that support MJPEG over HTTP/RTSP or H.264 over RTSP streams.

Concepts

IP Camera Acquisition Overview

Bring live images from IP Cameras that support MJPEG over HTTP/RTSP or H.264 over RTSP streams.