Raspberry Pi Live Video in 5 Minutes

What you'll be building

In this tutorial you'll learn how to set up a live video feed from your Raspberry Pi that can be viewed across the internet on your desktop, tablet, or mobile phone.

Requirements

Raspberry Pi connected to the internet

Raspberry Pi camera

Raspian Stretch (or ffmpeg manually installed)

Step 1: ​Step 1: Enable the Camera

The camera must be enabled first using the command:

sudo raspi-config

Visit the official documentation for more info.

Step 2: Step 2: Install LimitOS on the Raspberry Pi

Installation is a single command:

curl -sS https://limitos.com/install | bash

Follow the on-screen instructions to register the device afterwards.

Step 3: Step 3: Enable LimitOS Video

After registering your device, you'll be on the LimitOS website at https://limitos.com . From there, edit your device by selecting "My Devices", clicking on the device, and then clicking "Edit Device".

Make sure to check the "Enable live video" checkbox.

If your video appears upside down, you can also come back here later to invert the video.

Step 4: Step 4: View Your Live Video Feed

On the LimitOS website at https://limitos.com , navigate back to your device, and click the "Start Video" button. Your live video feed should now appear!

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