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

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Raspberry Pi with camera module as webcam?

I have been running the raspberry Pi with camera module for a little time right now as my "outdoor camera" (because I couldn't really afford a nice camera for on the road). now that I have a decent ...
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raspberry pi camera live video streaming with Gstreamer over RTH to Android

I am using Gstreamer to send raspberry pi cam live video feed through wifi to my android device When I use : raspivid -t 999999 -h 720 -w 1080 -fps 25 -hf -b 2000000 -o - \ | gst-launch-1.0 -v ...
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Pi local security camera (not on network) that records on a loop and displays? [on hold]

Hey there so I'm new (and late) here to the raspberry pi scene! I'm working on a project but I can't figure out exactly what I need to do/ I haven't found any tutorials for this. I need to take my ...
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How to change the pi camera timestamp to MMAL_COMPONENT_RAW_STC_MODE?

I just wanted to test out a few things and ended up taking a look at the code for picamera. I found out that the camera.frame.timestamp value is picked from RESET_STC_MODE and want to set it to ...
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Selfie camera using raspberry Pi [closed]

I am a newbie. Thinking of the below project for fun. Looking for advice and the stuff I need to accomplish this: A) the Pi will have a camera and a screen when I stand in front of it I can see my ...
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Camera Module take pictures every 30 sec to SD card

I have the camera module for the raspberry pi. I need to know, how do I program the pi to take an image every 30 seconds and save the images to the inserted 64gb SD card.
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Raspberry Pi camera randomly freezes / crashes SoC

I use my Raspbery PI model B for capturing images for a timelapse. I capture an image every 30 seconds (roughly) using the build in raspistill command within a simple bash script seen below: ...
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Custom Encoder, unable to record video

I used the below mentioned customer encoder to simultaneously record video as print a file containing time stamp values of each frame. Here is the code: #!/usr/bin/env python # _*_ coding: utf-8 _*_ ...
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Raspberry pi and action camera

I plan to build a submersible robot used to do underwater surveillance. I think action camera such as GoPro and Xiaomi Yi will produce a high quality image, yet I do not know the compatibility to send ...
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Selfi-Kiosk with Kweb and Camera - how to show preview image

I use the Kweb browser to boot in kiosk mode and would like to build an interface, where people can take selfis. I use HTML and jquery for the frontend and php to do shell-exec commands like starting ...
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How to start Motion in daemon mode on RPi running Raspbian Jessie

I have recently get to set up motion with my RPi but I have a problem which is simple one one hand, but, on the other, can’t find any step-by-step instructions to remedy it. Although I have ...
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Timelapse without using storage for jpegs: pipe the raspistill output directly to mencoder

I want to make a timelapse with my Pi, but rather than storing thousands of images on my small SD card and then spend hours mencoder'ing the result, I'd like to pipe the raspistill -tl output (if ...
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how to forward specific port from wlan0 to eth0

I have a RaspberryPi 2 with an IP camera (SND-7084) connected to it with static IP 192.168.1.2 When browsing in the RPi to 192.168.1.2:4567 I can see the video streaming from the camera. I want to ...
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raspistill annotation timestamp not updating

When doing a timelapse, the annotation only shows the initial timestamp, not the current timestamp of each frame - which makes imho no sense? Am I doing something wrong? Is there any quick workaround? ...
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Raspberry Pi with 4 cameras and Multi Camera Adapter Module

I am trying to do my first project on RPi. What is it: The device will have 4 cameras and all of it need to take atleast 3 images per second at an average speed of 20kmph when a button is pressed. ...
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Maximum camera frame rate

I would like to use a Raspberry Pi 2 with a camera (either the NoIR camera or a USB one) for visual servoing. This requires a very small and consistent delay from image capture to sending out the ...
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Faster way to use Pi camera module with OpenCV C++

I learnt that The pi camera module does not work the same as the USB camera and VideoCapture cap(0) doesn't work with pi camera module. I am using this wrapper to get frames from pi camera module to ...
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OpenCV display image: window system doesn't support opengl

I have a project which uses the raspberry pi camera and openCV (also: ROS) to do some movement analysis. However, when I want to display the image (with the openCV API or a ROS node), there's an error ...
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Raspberry pi USB webcam problem

When I try to take an image through the fswebcam, Raspberry Pi 2 shows following error. --- Opening /dev/video0... Trying source module v4l2... /dev/video0 opened. No input was specified, using the ...
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Any alternative Cameras for the Pi that use the Camera pin Interface? [duplicate]

I am looking for something better than 5MP camera module and not use one of my USB ports.
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NDVI image without filter

Is it possible to create an NDVI heat map from an image that has been taken without a blue filter being used? The images were taken using the NoIR camera on the Raspberry Pi.
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Analog camera possibility? [duplicate]

I own an Raspberry Pi. Compared to rpicam, an analog camera is cheaper. Is there any possibility to connect an analog camera to Raspberry Pi?
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Raspberry Pi Motion and Python WebKit

I got a problem. I wrote applications in Python (GTK + WebKit) for monitoring IP camera, running with motion on RPi2. I think I'm getting raw data from it. I've read that I'm gonna need some kind of a ...
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Embedding live video stream to a html5 webpage; both camera server and webserver hosted on pi

I have a USB camera connected to my pi. I'm also hosting my personal website on it. How do I create a separate page on my website with authentication and display the live feed from my port 8081 on it? ...
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URL to grab stillshot from camera?

Using the raspberry pi camera is there a url that can be used to grab a still shot? Similar to https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/camera/raspicam/raspistill.md but it would need to be ...
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Configuring uv4L for webRTC using USB camera on RPI2 raspbian

To make a UV4L WebRTC client for KMS, i am trying to run a USB camera on RPI2 with the UV4L driver, I Tried with the Microsoft lifeCam, which is UVC compliant. Tutorials only show this working with ...
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Getting error while running raspberry pi camera

I am using raspberry pi along with the camera module to build a spy camera standalone device (just for learning). I ran this code on my raspberry pi which gave the following error: initialising, ...
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Is there a terminal command or other way to completely turn off a Raspberry Pi camera?

I have a Raspberry Pi camera and use my Raspberry Pi a lot, but the camera has a tendency to overheat. Is there a terminal command to completely turn off the camera and to turn it back on when I need ...
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Recording video in Python and storing it in any format until I press 'q' or 'Esc'

i have installed python3-picamera on raspberry pi and i want to record a video and store it in .avi format untill i press "Esc" or 'q'. I found below program but i don't want to use ...
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Synchronize Pi Camera and LEDs

I have a Pi Camera (NoIR) and two sets of LEDs, A and B. The two sets of LED are different in position and wavelength. I want record video with the Pi Camera so that any consecutive frames be lit by ...
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Streaming offline

I want to buy a Raspberry Pi Zero and put it outside my home. I want to stream it's camera input to my Raspberry Pi B at home and somehow put it onto a website and I can't connect rpi zero to wifi. Is ...
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RPi-Cam-Web-Interface GUI not working properly

I got the camera feeds to work, but the basic function buttons isn't working properly. For example, if I click on the "record video start", the cam will keep recording indefinitely while the button is ...
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Camera wake up timer

I am new to linux and was wondering if there was a way to set a camera to start recording at 5am. I know how to set a sleep for x hours but i cant work out how to start at a specific time.
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PiCamera motion array structure

From the following: http://picamera.readthedocs.org/en/release-1.10/api_array.html?highlight=sad[1] In PiMotionAnalysis, "The data-type of the array is an (x, y, sad) structure where x and y are ...
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Camera through HDMI?

The display I have connected to my Raspberry Pi has a built-in camera on the top. Can I access this through my raspberry pi as I might a USB webcam? I'm currently running ubuntu mate on the pi in ...
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Recording 2 USB cameras using Motion

As stated in the title, I'm trying to record 2 USB cameras using Motion. I managed to record video in a single-camera setup; but, when I include the second camera, Motion does not record anything. I ...
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Connect Motorola SE3300 imager (part of barcode scanner) to Raspberry PI 2

I am reading documentation and can not figure out if I will be able to connect module SE3300 (Motorola imager) to Raspberry PI 2. Either through camera port (CSI-2, 15 way S5 connector S5) or throught ...
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pi camera capture image in parameter not to SD card

I am working on a program on raspberry pi b+ model, i needs to capture images from a raspberry pi camera, i used this code to capture images: cmd='raspistill -o photo.jpg -t 20 -ex auto -awb auto -w ...
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Raspberry PI Video Camera Board on Windows 10 IoT Core

This is my first post here because I just received my Adafruit package that contains Raspberry Pi 2 with Windows IoT Core package. I'm a total beginner in this kind of software development (I'm a Web ...
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Using raspistill with parameter -tl and -a produces the same date each time [duplicate]

According to the documentation of the camera module you can use the parameter -tl to take a picture every x time, thus, with the parameter -a, you can write in the image the date and the time, ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 B CSI camera multiplexer IC design

I am working on a project that necessitates connecting two cameras to a Raspberry Pi 2 B. The cameras will not be required to take pictures/video at the same time. I have done the following research ...
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Is there misscompatbility between different RPi boards and camera revisions?

I'm planning to buy a camera board for my RPi (I have RPi B+ and RPi2). I see some sellers highlight that their cameras are compatible with certain RPi version. Is it possible to buy an incompatible ...
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How the data transmission of the non-ir-filter-cam works

How does the transmission of the raspi non-ir-filter-cam work? Can I get a forth value "ir" in a pixel (r,g,b,ir)? Or is an ir pixel just white? In the end I want to have a python script that has a ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera Rev 1.3 is not detected

I'm using an RPi 2 Model B and I have connected a Raspberry Pi Camera Rev 1.3 to it. I have checked to make sure that the connection is correct (the power LED on the camera is on). I've run: ...
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Very high camera latency with OpenCV

I have an USB camera and the official RPI camera. Both cameras deliver images with a delay of around 5 seconds with OpenCV 3.0 (VideoCapture) on my Raspberry Pi 2. When I run the same application on ...
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--banner-colour not working on fswebcam

When I run sudo fswebcam --png 9 -r 640x480 /var/www/image.jpg on my raspberry pi, it works fine. If I add --banner-colour #ff0000 to it, like this: sudo fswebcam --banner-colour #ff0000 --png 9 -r ...
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Boot error when attempting to install Kinect driver

I am trying to install the kernel driver to use the xbox kinect with my Rpi model B. I have followed the commands found here https://github.com/xxorde/librekinect under example for Rpi with the ...
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How to quickly capture images with raspistill

How do you quickly capture a series of stills programmatically? I'm testing an image processing task where I need to perform an action between image captures. Essentially, I want to: Capture a ...
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How to use raspistill on Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14 installed on my Raspberry Pi 2, and I'm trying to access the camera, but all the instructions assume raspistill is available, but that only seems to be compiled for Raspbian. How do ...
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Adding external video source to RPi Cam Web Interface

I am using RPi Cam Web Interface to stream raspberry pi camera over browser. But I need to integrate a Wi-Fi camera as well, which produces rtsp or http output. I want to know if the RPi Cam Web ...