Use the Camera tag for any questions related to how to use a camera or webcam with the Raspberry Pi.

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RTSP stream in to Composite video out [on hold]

I am involved in a security project where the cameras can send the RTSP steam and we need to convert them to composite video out to feed in the customer's broadcasting system. Please advice how can ...
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How to stream video from raspberry Pi camera and watch it live

I am new to the Raspberry Pi and even new to the Raspberry Pi camera. I have seen a lot of tutorials online for the Raspberry Pi camera but have yet to find on that lets me stream straight from the ...
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RaspberryPi camera rev 1.3 cross section

I want to modify the RaspberryPi camera rev 1.3 by cutting out the camera chip. Is there some documentation availiable for example a detailed cross section picture? So I know where to exactly cut ...
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Custom White Balancing with picamera

I need a method to set the White Balance of the raspberry pi camera by "teaching it". Such as it is in DSLR cameras, I'd like to show a white picture to the camera and say "OK, this is white, now ...
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Using other camera modules to build custom webcams

I have three old iPhones (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and an iPhone 4) that I recovered from family members that were going to throw away. I had the 3GS so out of curiosity I disassembled it and recovered a ...
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Connecting two cameras into a PI

Is it possible? One connects to the CSI port and the other one to the GPIO ports and use the i2c interface to extract the data.
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Raspberry Pi Camera Module As A Streaming Webcam Commands

mmal: Skipping frame 2 to restart at frame 5 mmal: Skipping frame 6 to restart at frame 10 mmal: Skipping frame 11 to restart at frame 16 mmal: Skipping frame 17 to restart at frame 22 mmal: Skipping ...
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How can I connect RPi camera to desktop computer?

Basically USB cameras are too rubbish for what I'm trying to do, and I'm trying to develop for the RPi but the RPi is just too underpowered to develop image processing stuff on. Is there any way I ...
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How do i save pic to the same png rather than creating a new png each time a pic is taken

i have a question, How do i save pic to the same png rather than creating a new png each time a pic is taken this is the command that execute the pic: *cd ~ mkdir picture cd picture screen ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera Module, Time Lapse Photography

I have created a Raspberry Pi time lapse photography by following the steps in this website: http://computers.tutsplus.com/tutorials/creating-time-lapse-photography-with-a-raspberry-pi--cms-20794 ...
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How to stream high res pics from RPi camera?

Currently working on a project that requires the highest resolution images from the RPi's camera (2592x1944) to be sent over LAN to PC image processing server. I've been digging and with some help ...
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same problem, camera rpi not works ENOSPC

i have raspberry pi Type B and i am trying to attach camera into it, all i have done is upgrading dist and firmware sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo rpi-update all firmware is ...
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Exposure correction via Picamera module

I am using the python picamera module developed by Dave Hughes. As per the documentation, the camera exposure can be set between -25 to 25. In my application, I need to get brightest pixels from the ...
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Can I display video from a Canon PowerShot Pro 1 on a raspberry pi?

I am looking to make a photo booth using a Canon PowerShot Pro 1 and a Raspberry Pi. I am able to communicate with the camera over usb using gphoto2 for taking photos. I still havent figured out how ...
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camera module direct LAN output

please confirm me how can we get live video from the raspberry pi camera module over the LAN network for surveillance system application
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take images in a short time using the Raspberry Pi camera module

I'm working on a project in which I need to take about 30 images per second (no movie) using the Raspberry Pi camera module. I'm using the Picamera library ...
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picamera stream and web.py

How do I integrate picamera to return a stream in a GET method defined in web.py ? urls = ( '/webcam', 'CamHandler' ) I'm trying something like: class CamHandler(): def GET(self): ...
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I don't get 24 frames per second

Although the camera framerate has been set to 24, 24 frames are being captured at 3 seconds. Wondering where I am going wrong?? I need to convert the stream to an OpenCV object to do further image ...
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Fastest video capturing method

I have tried various variants to capture the frames using the python picamera module for raspberry pi. I switched to using the .h264 video format and extracting frames out of it for video processing ...
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Command to unfreeze a Raspberry Pi camera

I used the threading module(as per the Dave Hughes "picamera" documentation) to process the camera frames as threads, I did not put a stop criterion on it. How do I free the camera, since it is stuck ...
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Setting camera module to /dev/video0 to scan QR Codes using zbar

I'm trying to use the library zbar to scan qr codes using Raspberry pi's camera module. I've connected and tested the camera, but I don't know how to access that from the library because it isn't on ...
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Import composite/ntsc-signal

I already googled a lot and mostly read that importing composite Signal to the Raspberry is almost impossible. I would just take a webcam and proceed since it seems to be a lot easier. The problem ...
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Raspicam Web Streaming :) :O :(

I am currently working on a Rasperry Pi robot and I've been able to control my robot through an html web page..I just started playing around with the Raspicam and I want to add a video stream to my ...
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Picamera as streaming server

I am implementing a video streaming server with picamera (it is a requeriment), but i can't test it... I am executing this example for the server: import socket import time import picamera with ...
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Does the Raspberry Pi camera module have any power saving modes?

My question is related to this one I just asked But this time, I want to know if I can cut the camera power. A FAQ says it draws 250mA, but I don't always need it to be on, so are there any power ...
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Take picam image while motion is running

I am running motion on my raspberry pi using the V4L2 driver. While motion is running, I can't take a snapshot using raspistill. Is is possible to take a snapshot of the virtuel V4L2 device using ...
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Pygame + RPI-Camera Container

Currently I'm using this code, to display my pygame on 2.8" TFT with Touchscreen while keeping the HDMI-Port as main-output: import pygame, sys, os os.environ["SDL_VIDEODRIVER"] = "fbcon" ...
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Streaming from the camera only when required?

Although I don't know much about video encoding and such I know how to stream video from the camera board with vlc by piping the output of raspivid into cvlc. Despite the horrific lag, it works well. ...
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USB camera originally designed for PC hardware and kernel 2.x

I wonder if this is off-topic. Basically, I want to get some idea before spending expensive money on international mail order. The question is really getting comment on how compatible is Linux on ...
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Are there any alternatives to the Pi Camera?

What sort of support is there out in the wild for non-official cameras which are supported by or compatible with the Raspberry Pi, with or without use of the special interfaces?
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Raspberry Pi Camera… What's the big deal?

I remember when raspberry camera was announced everyone was very excited about this. The question is why? Couldn't you hook up regular cameras to pi? Or maybe use a cell phone camera? What interface ...
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Connection for 6 raspberry pi camera modules? [closed]

Any ideas, I want to configure 6 cameras for 360 degree view
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Shared Windows Folder

I'm doing this beginners project with a motion sensor and a pi camera. With this I'll make a security camera. Since the SD card is really large on memory (compared to a HDD) I want the pi to send all ...
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RaspiCam spot metering: where's the spot and how to move it?

I'm trying to use the Pi (NoIR) Camera to record a timelapse that needs to produce good results both during day and night. By default, I don't get a correctly exposed result under all conditions. I ...
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CCTV housing that fits the Raspberry PI [closed]

I'm looking for a CCTV housing that fits the Raspberry PI and the camera board in for under £10 (or very near to £10). It needs to be: waterproof / made waterproof with silicon sealant at least ...
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Receiving this Error with RPi camera module: mmal received unexpected camera control callback event

This error appeared two weeks ago when using the camera module. I searched on the internet and came to a conclusion that my Raspberry Pi camera module was defective. I just received another camera ...
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How to display video through Logitech Quickcam Express (V-UH9)

I am trying to setup my very old Logitech Quickcam Express (V-UH9) using motion. When I run motion, I see on the local ip address a grey box, with time and text being displayed (according to the ...
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Sample program for RaspiCam API not compiling

I have been trying to compile the sample RaspiCam program provided on their project page. When I try to compile the code using the following: g++ simpletest_raspicam.cpp -o simpletest_raspicam ...
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Pi Camera - how to create a flash?

I have a need to take photos with the Pi camera, but to illuminate the subject. The subject will be 1m or so away, but will be in total darkness most of the time. Therefore, I need a flash of some ...
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camera error mmal: Received unexpected camera control callback event, 0x4f525245

I try to take picture with my raspberry camera, I got this error mmal: Received unexpected camera control callback event, 0x4f525245 any idea???
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Options for slow camera via OpenCV

I'm desperately trying to use the Pi camera to do some work with it; I'm using OpenCV but trying to process the feed from the camera itself. Currently I'm running OpenCV on the Pi itself but this is ...
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RaspiCam use GPU to stream h.264 video over TCP

Is there a way to stream the 1080 30p video from the RaspiCam over TCP to use it as surveillance camera in common software? In my case I'm searching for the possibility to stream to my Xeoma server ...
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Captured image using RaspiCam got crop

I am working on a project using the Raspberry Pi model B and the Raspberry Pi CSI camera module (RaspiCam). The problem is, captured image area when im using raspicam_test which in the raspicam ...
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Using the Raspberry Pi Cam at 110 degrees Celsius

A CCD camera is required to be placed in a hot environment of up to 120 deg Celsius. I am thinking of using the Raspberry Pi Camera Module which I already have. However I am unable to find any specs ...
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Raspberry PI camera module

This might seem like a strange question, but does anyone knows any reason for the camera driver not be implemented as a SoC camera driver? For those not familiar with it this is a framework that ...
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Raspberry Pi CSI camera (RaspiCam) stops working after several actions

I am working on a project using the Raspberry Pi model B and the Raspberry Pi CSI camera module (RaspiCam). I'm using the libraries OpenCV and dynamixel. Image tracking and the dynamixel action ...
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Stream video from RPI Cam to Android Phone

I'm working on a robot controlled by the Raspberry Pi. I would like to stream video, using the Raspberry Pi Camera, to an Android device (phone,tablet). I've followed the instructions written here ...
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How can you use face recognition on raspberry pi as a login to the pi?

I have created an owncloud server using RPI, Now I was wondering how to implement the face recognition as a login for the pi. I know I have to use the OpenCV.
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Edge Detection using usb webcam

Can I use sobel edge detection or canny algorithm to detect edges in my RPI. Can any give me any link to how to accomplish this and what the prerequisites are for doing this?
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Camera blinks but doesn't record

I am trying to start a stream on my Raspberry Pi Camera when I boot the Raspberry Pi. I have tried the following options: Using crontab @reboot /home/pi/video.sh & Using init.d Copied the ...