We propose a quick solution to create an IP camera for video surveillance “recycling” an old smartphone / tablet Android you no longer use. We only need the app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pas.webcam&hl=it
After installing it we access the settings and if we decide to leave the default (no password) just select the last option Flow Start.
At this point we will see the video stream directly on the screen and the URL with which you access from the browser. Something like
To use our plugin just open cameras.xml file (as described here) the following suitably adapted line with the correct ip address. For example:
<ipcam name="Tablet" url="http://192.168.0.101:8080/video" mode="push"/>