The Scailable Edge AI Manager can retrieve a video stream from USB webcams and other V4L2 type cameras.
Video4Linux (V4L for short) is a collection of device drivers and an API for supporting realtime video capture on Linux systems. It supports many USB webcams, TV tuners, and related devices, standardizing their output. Video4Linux is also responsible for creating V4L2 device nodes aka a device file (/dev/videoX, /dev/vbiX, etc.) in Linux environments.
To make use of V4L2 input, set the Scailable AI Manager input camera format to "V4L2". Next, set the camera address to a (per camera and instance) unique V4L2 path. For instance,