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A webcam is a device that records video and then uploads that video to a computer.

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Webcam Philips SPC230NC not working

I've RPI model B and webcam Philips SPC230NC and can't get this cam working. The camera red led doesn't stay on. It only turns on during boot for about 2 seconds (it keeps on on my macbook air). ...
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Streaming Audio and Video from a remote Raspberry Pi to my computer

Good afternoon, I've been working a couple of days on this issue. I need to set a stream up that streams audio and video (doesn't matter if I need to open seperate connections for it, as long as it ...
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Using motionPie: I'm stuck trying to install a camera driver

I'm trying to set up a raspberry pi for these tasks: streaming video over a network listening to commands (I'm not yet sure how to do that) over network parse commands and control a slave connected ...
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Raspberry Pi Surveilance Cam online

i've been browsing for days to find how to access live stream of my picam from internet (outside my local network). For stream within local network i already success access the cam from my browser. ...
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Streaming live video to websites?

0 down vote favorite A little flavor text: My wife and I are having our baby in Taiwan, and we want to use a camera, such that my family and friends can go to a website, fill in a password, and see a ...
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Webcam capture into mp4 or mov (ffmpeg is very slow at this)

I'm using ffmpeg on my Raspberry Pi (running on Raspbian) to record a 5 seconds long video at 12 fps from my webcam. It's not the Raspberry Pi dedicated webcam, just a regular USB one. This is the ...
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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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panic by alternating modprobe / rmmod

I had problems with fswebcam, which I use in a script to take periodically snapshots with my small Logitech webcam. Googling around I found out that in case of error you could issue the two commands ...
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i have connected webcam to raspberry pi and now i want to get mpeg stream from webcam to my Laptop ?

i have used creative webcam and connected to raspberry pi for the purpose to receive mpeg real-time stream from that webcam to my laptop or on android cell-phone but when one of my classmate installed ...
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Display USB webcam video to composite output

I have an old TV that has a composite video connection (analog video) and a USB webcam. I would like to stream videos from the usb webcam on the old TV. I connected and could see kind of booting list ...
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raspberry Pi and processing problem with Camera Capture

I installed Processing 2.2.1 (linux) on the RasPi (running Debian Wheezy) to connect a USB-Webcam and capture video stream with the standart processing.video* library. When I try to run the program ...
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Zoneminder image problem

this is my first Raspberry Pi project, I'm making home surveillance system with Raspberry Pi and Zoneminder. I got it all up and running expect one and the most important thing, image, I can see the ...
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Streaming webcam with Raspberry

Hi I'm trying to execute this code: http://www.xploreautomation.com/opencv-acquisizione-stream-video/ but I can't manage to do it. It says: HIGHGUI ERROR: V4L/V4L2: VIDIOC_CROPCAP init done opengl ...
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Can I use openCV with Java SE embedded wrapper for Raspberry Pi?

I will try to explain what I am trying to do, as it seems to be relevant in order to understand my question. I am currently trying to do face recognition from a webcam connected to a Raspberry Pi ...
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Interfacing Raspbian OS and webcam

I need to connect a webcam to Raspberry Pi for capturing images. I am using Raspberry Pi model B, and Raspbian Wheezy OS. Please help me out with the code. After capturing images I have to apply ...
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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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Live video streaming embedded in a web page [closed]

I have created a web page to have both live video streaming and some button controls to control the robotic arm interfaced to the RPi GPIO pins. For button controls, I used php coding. The php coding ...
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Web Cam server using motion daemon video not crisp

I have interfaced a web cam with rasberry pi and stream live video using motion daemon. I want the frame rate to increase and the video to be crisp. Is there any possible solution?
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Send camera image to cloud for more open streaming?

What I'm looking for: I have a Pi with a Pi-Cam. I want to be able to plug it in at work, or in a hotel room and have it upload what its seeing to a server that I can then connect to from anywhere. ...
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Raspberry motion getting killed every morning and evening

This is the weirdest problem I have ever ever faced! I am using Raspberry PI (running Raspbian Wheezy) with Logitech C310 webcam for home monitoring, with motion detection and recording enabled. It ...
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USB webcam showing green screen

I am trying to get my usb webcam working with pi, but apparently there is a problem with coding or driver, as the camera output is showing only green screen with some crazy pixels at the top (as the ...
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How you would build a Robot with a raspberry Brain? [closed]

I think about building a Robot with the raspberry as the Control Unit. Anybody of you done that already? The question is about Which hardware can controlled by the raspberry? How you would solve the ...
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Webcam pictures too bright (with bright bar on top)

Im using a Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 and when trying to take pictures with both fswebcam and mplayer the pictures are too bright and/or have a bright bar on the top quarter of the image. When ...
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Can't record audio from ps3eye microphone…any idea?

I tried to use the ps3eye webcam with my raspberry pi , as webcam working fine, I can record video from video4linux2 with this command without any issues: avconv -f video4linux2 -r 25 -i /dev/video0 ...
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IR Door Security Project - Where to start?

For my first Raspberry Pi project i'd like to do some some of IR Door Security (sort of security - basically my landlord is conducting house viewings at anytime and when i'm not in i'd like to know ...
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Start USB webcam streaming on sensed motion

As I am pretty new in Python and the Raspberry Pi. I would like to do something like the "motion" program does and detect motion on a USB webcam. This should then trigger a video stream on the HDMI ...
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Have webcam sever going but cannot reach it from outside the network even with port forwarding set up

I set up a cam server on my LAN. Works perfectly. The server runs on port 8090. I accessed the firewall page of my router (2wire 3800) and forwarded ports 8090 to 8090. Here is where things get ...
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How do I protect Raspberry Pi Webcam over internet

I have already worked out how to use the Pi with a webcam and have even managed to link it to a port on the router and access from an external pc it over the internet. But I am very aware that it was ...
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Sleep in Bash is innacurate

I'm running a script (taking time-lapse photos) that I would like to execute every minute. I'm using the Raspberry Pi camera board and thus using the raspistill function, but am not using the in-built ...
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Using picam with OpenCV / SimpleCV error

So I have set up my raspberry pi camera module to be used with opencv. I know it is working as for some scripts it works fine. (I followed the tutorial to get it to work with opencv etc) However, ...
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4 USB camera framerate and resolution

I understand that the raspberry pi can record from USB webcams. My question is, if I use a powered hub to get extra USB ports, what kind of frame rate will the raspberry pi be able to record video at ...
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Can I get the Kodak DVC323 webcam to work?

I have an older webcam, a Kodak DVC323 Digital Video Camera, that I'm trying to get to work with the Raspberry Pi, running Raspian. It's rated 5V 0.5A. I see it is not on the list of verified ...
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Raspberry Pi Webcam Reset

I'm making a timelapse video with a Raspberry Pi and a Microsoft Lifecam HD-5000 webcam. Everything is working great except that I have to reset the camera every morning or I end up with totally ...
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What is the best way to capture still time-lapse from logitech C920 on raspberry pi

I'm looking to use a Logitech C920 to capture still images (which I will later sew into a time lapse) Is it possible to use raspi-still to do this? I've read about the streaming solutions and using ...
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Web Interface to Control Robot Arm attached to Raspberry Pi - HOWTO?

I'm currently working on a project to hook up a robotic arm & webcam to my Raspberry Pi and control said arm through a web inteface. I believe the technical work here involves: Connecting the ...
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WPUT is uploading pictures captured by Motion over FTP, but JPGs are blank?

I have been following this guide here and have got everything to work except the images being uploaded to my server are all blank. Here is an example of one of the blank image files. The JPGs ...
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Image capture and processing using webcam

I'm using Python with PIL and SciPy. i want to capture an image from a webcam then process it further using numpy and Scipy. Can somebody please help me out with the code. I cannot use Open CV. Here ...
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player with harware aceleration for tcp stream

I am trying to stream video from a pi to another.I have been success-full in that using gstreamer. Playing the video is another question. I can open the stream using VLC but its rather slow and the ...
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HLS Streaming for a dogie cam (No Audio) Raspberry Pi rev. B

I would post a comment on the original thread but my noob status wont let me. Basically this answer seems like the route I want to go. After reading many posts on this topic, including ...
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webcam stream + gtk app

First I fell the need to inform that i am a beginner at programming and that I try to learn as I go. I am trying to make some sort of a video doorbell as a school project. Using 2 rPi's I want to ...
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uvccapture error

When I run this: uvccapture -S80 -B80 -C80 -G80 -x800 -y600 I get this error: Unable to set format: 5. Init v4L2 failed !! exit fatal What can I do to solve this problem?
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Pidora - can't install cheese

So I want to use cheese to capture video from my webcam. When I try to install by yum install cheese I get following errors - Error: Package: 2:cheese-3.4.1-1.fc17.armv6hl (pidora) ...
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Why can't opencv open my VideoCapture device?

I am running the "wheezy" distro on my board. I have OpenCV 2.3.1 installed. I made a small test program in C++ that attempts to open my webcam device that is on '/dev/video0'. I use, VideoCapture ...
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fswebcam not displaying images properly

Some of the images I get from the Webcam using fswebcam are not displaying properly. Comparison: I got these images using the following command: sudo fswebcam -r 640x480 test.jpg I'm having the ...
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Using motion to save single images

I have a webcam running on my RPi. How can I use motion to save single images or movies to a file instead of streaming via http?
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Image processing on embedded system - raspberry PI or other board?

I need to write a program that does some LK optical flow calculations on an USB webcam feed using OpenCV. This has to be on an embedded system. I currently own a Raspberry PI revision A coupled with ...
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Setting up an IP Camera on raspberry pi

I'd like to setup my raspberry pi to work as an IP Camera. Can you please point me to guides on how to do that - I am unable to find resources in particular for the two-way audio part of it. I am ...
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RPi + motion, bad video

I use RPi with WIFI module for stream & webcam Creative LIVE! CAM Sync HD. I use SSH, put 'sudo motion -s' in command line and create moving in front of camera. Here is a log: ...
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Capturing video with motion cant go higher than 640x480

I got a webcam that supports images up to 1920x1080 but when i use motion to capture video it can only go as high as 640x480. if i specify anything higher in the motion.conf the webcam doesnt return ...
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Logitech QuickCam Messenger Communicator webcam drivers

Im trying to figure out if I can get the logitech messenger communicator webcam working with the Pi. (no, its not on the supported software list) In searching for drivers, I came across this link ...