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

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Connecting Pi Video composite to a multicamera-system?

I have connected Pi to a Zmodo multichannel camera system using a cable from Pi's video composite port to Zmodo Video in. I changed the display settings of the Pi to PAL output taking help from this ...
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Access exposure control in USB webcam

I am trying to control exposure value for USB webcam connected to raspberry pi. Exposure is not listed in --list-controls for my camera, however exposure control was previously done for windows ...
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Add delay to video stream?

I am working on an art project where I need to use the raspberry to display its camera feed but with a five second delay, I have seen some thoughts on this using the SHELL but as I have been using a ...
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How do I set NTP time on my PiCamera/camera.py video feed?

I want to synchronize multiple RPIs to a single clock. For this I use a computer as the ntp server for all of them. All the RPIs now have the same time(server time). After synchronizing I want record ...
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Capturing Video in Low light?

I want to capture in low-light and have NoIR picamera. I change the exposure_mode to off and set shutter_speed and iso. import picamera with picamera.PiCamera() as camera: camera.resolution ...
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Focus of Raspberry Camera is too close

I'm using the 5mp Cam on my rev. b rPi and I'm having trouble with the focus length. The usual problem is that the focus isn't close enough, my problem is that the focus is too short. I'm using it as ...
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Picamera Module not imported?

I am using RPiCam_Webinterface for testing my camera. While Rpicam_Webinterface is working I can't use my camera to do anything else from commandline(like raspivid or raspistill). So to use raspistill ...
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SURF algorithm in Raspberry Pi [closed]

I am using Raspberry Pi B+. I have installed OpenCV using the following command sudo apt-get install python-opencv When I tried using SURF algorithm for object detection I am getting an error. I ...
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Pi-Camera Stream not visible on TightVNC viewer's window?

I remote login into my Pi using TightVNC Viewer. Now I can see Pi GUI. But when I do raspistill -o 0.jpg I can't see the display of the picamera on my TightVNC Viewer's window? What I want is that ...
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Broadcasting Raspberry Pi Camera Over Hotel Wireless Internet [closed]

I am interested in configuring my Raspberry Pi to be able to stream video from the standard Raspberry Pi camera to a website. However, I am on travel with my Raspberry Pi and will be limited at times ...
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raspberry camera

i have tried to use a raspberry in order to to some time lapse recordings with an old webcam, after some research i found ouit it wasnt compatible. I have a playstation eyetoy and read it was ...
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Raspistill image tinted

Raspistill images are tinted and lack colours. I tried removing and carefully inserting both end of the camera ribbon but problem not resolved (same when using motion videos are tinted). When taking ...
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Streaming the video being recorded to remote computer? [duplicate]

I want to stream the video that is being recorded by Pi-camera to my Remote computer for monitoring. There are lot of tutorials Online which deal with this topic. I was able to make one way work, that ...
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Pi NoIR Camera is dead?

I have been working with Raspberry Pi + PiNoir Camera for 5 months now. Everything was working fine till I tried to attach my pi-camera to my room's ceiling. To stick the camera to the ceiling I used ...
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Raspberry pi based wifi camera for android [closed]

As android phones have various cameras, the question was about making wireless camera (for android phones) based on raspberry pi to work in the field with constant quality images for graphic analysis ...
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Limmal Video Splitter

From the documentation: The camera is capable of recording multiple streams at different resolutions simultaneously by use of the video splitter. How is this even possible? Every other camera I ...
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Using CSI cameras(not the picam) with custom drivers

Last year the Broadcom released the GPU source code. I wonder if one can write driver of a camera that uses csi interface. In the old post, people told it impossible. But how about now? Could anyone ...
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Official Cam vs. Web Cam [closed]

I am getting together a kit of things for the raspberry pi and have decided I want to get a camera. However, I am not sure if I want to shell out $25 on a rpi offical camera and am considering a USB ...
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Is it to possible to have parallel access of Pi's camera to take stills, when it is streaming through FFMpEG video streaming?

Is it to possible to have parallel access of Pi's camera to take stills, when it is streaming through FFMpEG video streaming ?, if not, then how both ( still and streaming) can be processed at the ...
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Camera Interfaces can be used with Raspberry pi

Could one interface any CMOS camera on the raspberry pi? I'm studying CMOS camera sensor using Raspberry Pi and Picamera. So far I found it very useful to control a camera manually using python. But I ...
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Task reservation [closed]

Could anyone let me know how I can reserve a task with python code? I'd make the Raspberry Pi take pictures with picamera at 2:00 am. But I want to make it automatically. How could I make it?
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Connection times out when accessing webcam port with Motion [closed]

I have a set-up with a Raspberry Pi B+ 512Mb, a Webcam SEN-11957 and the latest version of Motion and I can access the control port with another computer but I have a timeout error when I try to ...
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Serial LVDS camera interface

I am interested in using a camera module that is said to use a serial LVDS-camera interface. I want to use the grayscale version (VM-010-BW-LVDS) of following camera product: VM-010: phyCAM-S camera ...
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Motion filming can't get on real speed

I'm trying to film with my PI B+ with motion. I'm using the RPi camera board (so no USB), and got that working (which is nice). The thing is, is that the recorded video is not real time. What I mean ...
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Problems triggering via GPIO

I am building a network of Raspberry Pis, and want a lot of Raspberrys to take a picture after receiving a Trigger Signal. I want to send this Trigger Signal via a GPIO Pin. It sounds simple, and I ...
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Difference between Piclock and Pi Camera Clock?

I have been recording uncompressed videos using Picamera. I am using custom output to capture Presentation timestamps (pts) and Pi-internal clocks time for each frame. Code Below. import io import ...
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mplayer doen't show webcam

i can't display images from my webcam using mplayer i followed this article: monitor a webcam but i got this error: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ mplayer tv:///dev/video0 MPlayer svn r34540 (Raspbian), built ...
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Has anyone managed to uv4l-server working at boot up

I have installed uv4l and uv4l-server as per the instructions. However the uv4l-server plugin does not start at boot time as it is supposed to. I can only get it to work by stopping the boot time ...
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Can't access motion server

I just installed motion but I can't get it to work. Im acessing my pi via local IP. SSH, VNC and apache works, but motion simply doesn't. I've already changed the ports at /etc/motion/motion.conf to ...
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Why does my Pi NoIR camera stop working at 23:59?

It's working the whole day but during the night it stops at 23:59 Somebody knows why? My crontab looks like 30 19 * * * ./raspiLapseCam.py & 30 06 * * * sudo pkill python 45 06 * * * ...
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RPi A+ and Pi noIR: How to update just the camera driver NOT OS

I have a SD card, with Raspbian and lots of programs installed on it. I want to run it on model A+ and use the pi noIR camera module. The problem is that the OS firmware version is quite old. I know ...
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3 Camera Interfacing on Raspberry Pi B for Live Streaming [closed]

I am new to Raspberry Pi. My basic requirement is to get the live stream from 3 cameras using a Raspberry Pi B. It can be at a low fps. I'm planning to use 2 USB cameras and one RPi Camera Module ...
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Timestamp of the image being captured?

By Capture_sequence method of Picamera, I can capture consecutive images. I want the exact timestamp of each of the image that I capture. I can embedded time.time() in the name of each file that is ...
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KeyboardInterrupt Handling with picamera

So I have a python program in which I'm using the picamera library to shoot pictures and record video. I'm using my program for scientific purposes and my goal is keep each picture as close to the ...
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Raspistill strange file format

Running latest version of Rasbian and using RPI Camera, I want to build a script that takes picture each 10min and upload to a webserver. I started with taking the picture. When I run the command ...
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Camera NoIR with powerfull illuminator not giving good result

My Raspi Camera NoIR is designed to get pictures outdoor during the night from my house patio. I only get good pictures with the option -ex night otherwise it's quite black in spite of the infrared ...
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RPi camera module with opencv [duplicate]

I am trying to use the raspberry pi camera module as the live video feed in my opencv code(c++). However, the pi camera module does not work the same as the USB camera. eg: for USB webcam: ...
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Pi 2 + camera module = 90 fps - more?

The pi one could do 90 frames/second for high speed photography using the raspberry pi camera module. Can the pi2 get a higher rate with its 3 extra cores + memory ?
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Downloading Pictures From iPhone 6

I use gphoto2 to download pictures from my iPhone 5 to my Raspberry Pi. Since I upgraded to an iPhone 6 I only get an error telling me that it is "unsupported" device. Are there any alternatives? I've ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera - When is it ready for next frame

When using apis like the C++ or raspicam api, you poll the camera with a grab(), or similar, method. When a frame is ready, the method returns. Is there a way of checking if the camera is ready ...
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Reading Frames of uncompressed yuv video file?

I recorded an uncompressed / un-encoded video in yuv format using camera of my raspberry pi. I want to read each frame as an image and also count the total number of frames of the video. I found ...
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Does a browser exist for the Pi 2 that supports both WebRTC and HTML5 Canvas?

I'm looking to make an application that utilises a webcam to capture a still image. Ideally, I'd like to use WebRTC and the tag to achieve this, as this avoids a native application. Before I got ...
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Noir camera not disengaging when program closed

I am using a python script to access my NoIr Pi camera module via the "picamera" package. Yesterday everything was working fine. Today everything is still working fine, however whenever I close my ...
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Frame rate of h264 video?

How do I check the framerate of my .h264 video? I used VLC player (tools) but it doesn't list the codec information as well as framerate. I explicitly set the framerate to be 60.
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Streaming From Pi Camera Module

I just got a new Pi camera module. My Pi B+ is controlled through my Macbook. I would like to stream to the Macbook without saving. It seems that the standard vid command also saves. Does anyone ...
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Ideas for limited camera pan and tilt

I have a number of Pis, each with a camera module attached. I've mounted the cameras on a flat board side by side, but have discovered that there are physical inconsistencies in the camera modules ...
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Streaming from RPI over VLC

I realize this is a very commonly asked question but I haven't found anyone who's run into quite the problem that I'm running into. On my PI I run the following command: raspivid -o - -t 99999 -w 640 ...
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Uncompressed Video recording

Picamera records by default at 1920*1080 resolution (Full HD) and it is very clear. But all the videos are compressed using h264 (MPEG-4) codec. Can I get the uncompressed video recording since the ...
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Display raspicamera on PiTFT screen

There is tutorial like texys-2-8-inch-touchscreen-with-raspicamcorder-step-1 that use a tool that copy framebuffer rpi-fbcp. After installation of notro firmware and loading PiTFT module : sudo ...
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How to stream raspivid to Linux and OSX using GStreamer, VLC or Netcat?

How can I stream video stream to Linux or OS X using raspivid and either VLC, GStreamer or Netcat?