Home automation ideas on the Vero

Hi All,

Wondering if anyone has done anything using this box to display HTTP feeds from Cameras in the home.

I am using Blue Iris as my CCTV system and have OpenHab. I can easily pull HTTP feeds from the cameras but displaying them may be tricky. Perhaps some clued Vero users can suggest an option?

I can write Openhab rules that will automate this with voice but its about how to send a http stream to a particular device and display that on the TV

Any thoughts or suggestions?


Kodi has a JSON-RPC API; and can be controlled via HTTP. So you could use this to start video playback on a device automatically. It’d make sense to configure static IP addresses for your devices.


All, how am i able to find out the addon id? I have the security camera add on and want to use this command to display the camera feed.{“jsonrpc”:“2.0”,“method”:“Addons.ExecuteAddon”,“params”:{“addonid”:“script.securitycam”},“id”:“1” 22}}

https://kodi.wiki/view/Addon.xml ?

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Thanks that helped me find the XML id.

unforuantely i get a parse error.

code -32700
message “Parse error.”
id null
jsonrpc “2.0”