Dispatcher IP Camera

This platform is meant for developers only.

The dispatcher camera platform allows developers to create virtual camera’s.


You would normally not add this camera to your configuration directly but have it be discovered by one of the integrations that uses it.

# Example configuration.yaml entry
  - platform: dispatcher
    signal: name_of_dispatcher_signal

To update the image from another piece of code, run this from an async context:

from homeassistant.helpers.dispatcher import async_dispatcher_send

async_dispatcher_send(hass, 'name_of_dispatcher_signal', image_data)

Configuration Variables



The signal name of dispatcher signal they send image data to this camera.



This parameter allows you to override the name of your camera.