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get usb camera id automatically for opencv
def get_usb_camera_id():
from subprocess import check_output
out = check_output(["ls /dev/video*"], shell=True)
out = out.decode('utf-8').strip().split('\n')
if len(out) == 0:
raise Exception('No camera Module Found')
cam_id = None
for dev in out:
cmd = 'cat /sys/class/video4linux/' + dev[5:] + '/name'
cam_name = check_output([cmd], shell=True)
cam_name = cam_name.decode('utf-8').strip()
if cam_name == 'DFK 33UX265':
cam_id = dev
print('Camera detected: {} in {}'.format(cam_name, dev))
return cam_id

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uzl commented Jul 2, 2019

DFK 33UX265 is camera name

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