local_file camera platform allows you to integrate an image file from disk into Home Assistant as a camera. If the image is updated on the file system the image displayed in Home Assistant will also be updated. The service
local_file.update_file_path can be used to update the image using an automation.
local_file camera can for example be used with various camera platforms that save a temporary images locally. It can also be used to display a graph that you render periodically and will then be displayed in Home Assistant.
To enable this camera in your installation, add the following to your
# Example configuration.yaml entry camera: - platform: local_file file_path: /tmp/image.jpg
Use this service to change the file displayed by the camera.
|Service data attribute||Description|
||String of the
||The full path to the new image file to be displayed.|