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Is there any open source firmware or OS for IP cameras like OpenWrt for routers.

I need an OS or a firmware for IP cameras in order to communicate with our cloud service easily. I have some experience with OpenWrt that's why I'm thinking in that way.

My target is to get an HTTP call (minimum GET call ) from the IP camera. Is there any IP camera which are using opensource firmware?

  • What does "My target is to get an HTTP call (minimum GET call ) from the IP camera" even mean?? Do you wish to make an HTTP request to the camera's computer, or do you wish the camera's computer to make a request to something else? And what should that request accomplish? Beyond that, this remains a list question not fitting the Stack Exchange mission, but as previously suggested there are OpenWRT based implementations and webcam demos for OpenWRT platforms like the MT7688, typically using a USB camera. No doubt there exist demos for the Raspberry Pi as well. – Chris Stratton Apr 1 '18 at 18:08
  • 1) Click OpenWRT link in the question 2) Type "camera" in the search box – Chris Stratton Apr 1 '18 at 18:14
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I am looking for the same thing and found your request here in my Google search. There are a ton of opensource cameras out there. Something high end (3D stereo vision for starters): https://www.elphel.com/ open hardware and free software. I am not associated with this company, they happen to be local and I've known the founder for years.

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    He searches something other: he buys proprietary IP cam product and flashes Open Source firmware. Most Open Source hardware is not competitive to proprietary products. – Ivanov May 11 '19 at 9:55

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