CamOverlay App

Allows dynamic overlay graphics in video right on Axis IP camera. Setup is easy. You can choose from preset overlays.

What is CamOverlay App?

CamOverlay App a smart application which enables dynamic and graphic overlays directly on an Axis IP camera. Set up is easy and both presets and custom options are available.

How does CamOverlay App work?

CamOverlay App is a tiny smart app running inside an Axis network camera. It allows you to add weather info, sport results or your own dynamic and graphic overlay to your live stream.

Ready to start?

Buy an Axis IP camera, Install CamOverlay App on an Axis camera and select the source of your infographics.

What you can do with CamOverlay App?

Place info tickers and logos directly into your stream solution

Place info tickers and logos directly into your stream

Create your own advertising channel and promote your brand with current information, weather, sponsor logos and a PTZ compass.

Manage scoreboards for your sport events solution

Manage scoreboards for your sport events

Design your own scoreboard background, map text fields and automate it with your scoring system.

Control your graphic overlays with Control Room solution

Control your graphic overlays with Control Room

Control Room allows you to change graphic overlays and text in real-time. The option to manage this via API is also available.

Cameras with an Artpec-6 and higher processor (check here) enable up to four overlays in a stream and different independent graphics for particular streams. E.g. one stream from a camera contains information in English and the second in Spanish. Or, a public stream may have a privacy mask while a private stream may be without it.


Weather preview


See all widgets and previews. Want to display up-to-date information about the weather, including forecasts of snowfall, wind direction, sunrise times and more? With CamOverlay App, this isn't a problem. Choose from 11 weather widgets, 4 colour schemes and 7 languages. Your location can be found via search box or straight from the map. All data is taken from the popular weather source AccuWeather.

Info ticker preview

Info ticker

Would you like to share up-do-date information in your live stream? With the Info Ticker service, you can choose and display text just like in a television broadcast. You can insert variables into the text such as time, current temperature, or sunrise times in your location. The text can be created manually, read from URL address, or changed via API. Support of custom fonts in TTF format including Japanese, Korean and Chinese.

Custom Graphics preview

Custom Graphics

With this service, you have great control over the dynamic text displayed in the background graphics within your video stream. Simply define the background graphics and the desired number and style of text fields (different fonts, sizes and colors) to be displayed within these background graphics. Support of custom fonts in TTF format including Japanese, Korean and Chinese letters. Read more

PTZ Compass preview

PTZ Compass

Embed a compass in your PTZ image that will show what general direction your camera is pointing to at any given moment along with the sector in which the camera is streaming. You can select between a circular compass or a point on the map showing the angle and sector the camera is streaming. You can choose a map directly in the application, or upload a custom background and place the camera position over it. Read more.

Images preview


Inform about the prices of ski lifts, events, timetables or insert advertisements directly into the video. CamOverlay App will change your IP camera into a powerful communication tool. Opening hours or descriptions of historical sights being watched by your PTZ IP cam? You can even do all that with CamOverlay App. Supported formats are JPEG, PNG and animated GIF.

Combine graphics preview

Combine graphics

CamOverlay App can view graphics from two sources at one time. You can combine weather info with tourist info or sport results with logos of your partners. Your ideas will come alive with a few clicks in CamOverlay App.

Conference preview


Insert subtitles to speakers of videoconferences, lectures and studio broadcasts. Pre-set any number of subtitles for all participants and insert them to the actual picture by a single click. Subtitles can be created in service Custom Graphics and controlled via the Control room.

Picture in Picture preview

Picture in Picture

Insert the picture from another camera on the same network or even from your web camera into your live stream. A fast solution for sports broadcasting, where the current score on the scoreboard can be inserted into the live stream. Or, for example, you can add technical information to a stream of your machine in the factory hall.
Cameras with Artpec-6/7 processor support up to 25fps for PiP.

Screen Sharing preview

Screen Sharing

Share your screen, application window, or browser tab as a PiP in the video feed. Great for schools, webinars, presentations, churches, live events, and anyone who wants to present content from their computer.
This service only works when connected via HTTPS. For HTTPS use e.g. our CamStreamer Cloud service, install the certificate or contact us at

Before purchasing, please check compatibility with your camera in the download section.

Where to buy it?

Start using CamOverlay App in 3 steps

Download the app Get the free trial Buy the full license

You can buy a license as a one-time payment or a monthly subscription in the CamStreamer Cloud.

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