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A very simple library built for streaming video from a remote Raspberry Pi server in realtime.

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RaspiCameraLivestream

A very simple library built for streaming video from a remote Raspberry Pi server in realtime.


How to install:

MacOS or linux:

Open your terminal and type:

sudo python -m pip install rpistream

Windows:

Open cmd as admin and type:

pip install rpistream

Examples:

Streaming from a webcam

Server

from rpistream.camera import Camera
from rpistream.streamserver import Server

def retrieveImage(cam,imgResize):
    image = cv2.resize(cam.image,(0,0),fx=imgResize,fy=imgResize)
    return image

cam = Camera(mirror=True)
scale=0.5
server = Server(port=5000)
server.serve() # Blocking; waits for a connection before continuing
server.startStream(retrieveImage,[cam,scale]) # Calls retrieveImage(*args) every frame  

Client

from rpistream.streamclient import Client

client = Client(serverIp="localhost", WriteFile=True) # Connects to the server
client.startStream() # Starts recieving data and displaying the video

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