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WebRTC and MediaStream API exposed in the Jupyter notebook/lab.

See this tweet for a demo screencast.

Why use ipywebrtc?

Using ipywebrtc you can create a MediaStream out of: * Any ipywidget. * A video file. * An image file. * An audio file. * Your webcam/camera.

From this MediaStream you can:


WebRTC and ipyvolume

Use remote MediaStreams and show them in 3d using ipyvolume.



Record and image from any stream for postprocessing.



Turn any widget into a MediaStream.



To install:

$ pip install ipywebrtc                             # will auto enable for notebook >= 5.3
$ jupyter labextension install @jupyter-widgets/jupyterlab-manager jupyter-webrtc       # for jupyter lab

For a development installation (requires npm),

$ git clone
$ cd ipywebrtc
$ pip install -e .
$ jupyter nbextension install --py --symlink --sys-prefix ipywebrtc
$ jupyter nbextension enable --py --sys-prefix ipywebrtc
$ jupyter labextension link js
$ jupyter lab --watch  # for quick rebuilds

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