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I need to send live video frames from my Raspberry Pi with a PiCamera (or USB Camera is fine too) to my Computer. From my computer, I will use the frames for Image Processing and Computer Vision using OpenCV. How can I send the video frames to my computer?

I have tried to stream the video to a Webserver and access it from my computer; however, I am unable to retrieve the image from the webserver to the computer to do image processing on it. What are some solutions? Can I send the frame bytes through a socket server?

I have Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 running Raspbian Stretch. I would like to have the program run in Python 3.

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You can use UV4L to stream your webcam (official Camera or USB) to your computer and have openCV to process them in Javascript. A simple example how of to do that to do face decetion on the stream can be found here.

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