MJPEG IP Camera


The MJPEG IP Camera integration allows you to integrate IP cameras which are capable to stream their video with MJPEG (Motion JPEG) into Home Assistant.

Prerequisites

To use this integration, you will need to at least have the video streaming URL for your camera. If you don’t know it, you could try to look it up in the iSpy Camera Connection Database.

Configuration

Adding MJPEG IP Camera to your Home Assistant instance can be done via the user interface, by using this My button:

Manual configuration steps
MJPEG URL

The URL your camera serves the video on, e.g., http://192.168.1.21:2112/

Still Image URL

The URL for thumbnail picture (if the camera support that).

Username

The username for accessing your camera.

Password

The password for accessing your camera.

Verify SSL

Validate the SSL certificate for this camera.

This integration support both basic and digest authentication, which one to use is automatically detected when using a username and password.

Examples of MJPEG and still image URLs

  • Blue Iris Cameras / Blue Iris Server:

    • MJPEG URL: http://IP:PORT/mjpg/CAMERASHORTNAME/video.mjpeg
    • Still Image URL: n/a
  • DCS-930L Wireless N Network Camera from D-Link:

    • MJPEG URL: http://IP/video/mjpg.cgi
    • Still Image URL: http://IP/image.jpg
  • DCS-933L Wireless N Network Camera from D-Link:

    • MJPEG URL: http://IP:PORT/video/mjpg.cgi
    • Still Image URL: http://IP:PORT/image/jpeg.cgi
  • OctoPrint (OctoPi):

    • MJPEG URL: http://IP/webcam/?action=stream
    • Still Image URL: http://IP/webcam/?action=snapshot