This platform is meant for developers only.
dispatcher camera platform allows developers to create virtual camera’s.
You would normally not add this camera to your configuration directly but have it be discovered by one of the components that uses it.
# Example configuration.yaml entry camera: - platform: dispatcher signal: name_of_dispatcher_signal
To update the image from another piece of code, run this from an async context:
from homeassistant.helpers.dispatcher import async_dispatcher_send async_dispatcher_send(hass, 'name_of_dispatcher_signal', image_data)
- signal (Required): The signal name of dispatcher signal they send image data to this camera.
- name (Optional): This parameter allows you to override the name of your camera.