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My First pet project on Pi [closed]

Ordered my Pi (1GB variant) and was planning to develop my first project on it. By the time i get my Pi, i was reasearching about the thirdparty libs i may require and how should i go about it. ...
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Raspberry pi Webcam stream with ffmpeg

Hello i am using ffserver with ffmpeg to stream a video with audio from web cam. The ffserver.conf file is : Port 80 BindAddress 0.0.0.0 MaxClients 10 MaxBandwidth 50000 NoDaemon <Feed ...
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v4l2 on RPi not working in avconv stream

I have been trying to run a webcam/audio stream from usb devices on my rpi. I have run the following commands: avconv -f video4linux2 -i /dev/video0 –s 640×360 r 10 –b 350k –f flv ...
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Multiple webcams on a single Raspberry Pi

I want to have multiple USB webcams running on a single Raspberry Pi. I will put them through a powered hub. I want the webcams to take stills simultaneously (or as simultaneously as possible - a ...
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pi 2 copy logitech c920 to file

I've seen a number of questions about streaming, but few about dumping directly to a file. Since the c920 has hardware compression, it should be as simple as copying the input stream to a file. I ...
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Can we use usb webcam with picamera?

Is it possible to use a usb webcam instead of raspberry pi camera module for picamera? If yes how?
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Connect usb camera to gpio pins

Is there a way to connect usb camera to gpio pins? The reason doing so is the inconvenient location of usb ports, hence my custom box for raspberry pi needs to be expanded just for usb connectors. I ...
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Multiple webcams - cannot open in openCV & corrupted image

I've connected four USB webcams via well powered USB hub to RasPi2. I want to use them in openCV. So I setup a simple program, where I opened the cameras using cvCaptureFromCAM, captured a cv::Mat and ...
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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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Webcam doesn't work on Raspberry Pi VIDIOC-QUERYMENU: Invalid Argument

So I wrote an image processing program in Python on my windows computer and it works fine there, but when I try to run it on the Raspberry Pi I get VIDIOC-QUERYMENU: Invalid Argument a bunch of times. ...
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Raspberry Pi Recognizes Logitech C920 Webcam But Can't Do Anything

Running Rasbian OS on Raspberry Pi B From dmesg: [139215.134634] usb 1-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 7 using dwc_otg [139216.356892] usb 1-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=046d, ...
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Motion (daemon) as webcam, picture on command

I have Motion running as Daemon to use a webcam in my local network. This is not used for motion detecting, just to have a livestream. I want to take a photo when a button is pressed on the ...
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USB camera compatibility

When I connect my camera to Pi and run the command lsusb, I get this output: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0424:9514 Standard Microsystems Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root ...
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Webcam color issue with mplayer

I try to display (multiple) webcams on a hdmi screen with my Raspberry Pi B. At first I used (since some month ago) OpenCV solution for 2x C170 Logitech Webcam -> works flawless (5-6fps). Now I ...
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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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Webcam works for a couple of hours, then Pi refuses to detect it

I am currently playing around with a Trust WB-1400T webcam. While this is "unsupported", I got it to work with motion. After a couple of hours of playing, I noticed that motion failed to connect to ...
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Why is my Webcam image all black?

When I use fswebcam to capture a JPEG image from my webcam (an HP 2100) that is USB attached, it is always black?
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What do I need to do to stream two USB webcams with my Raspberry Pi B+?

I have done streaming with a single webcam using Motion, but my project needs streaming for two USB webcams. Any kind of help will be appreciated.
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Take snap from Raspberry pi using motion

I need to take a snap of current image using motion. Since motion is running as a daemon I cannot take snap using fswebcam as it shows Device or Resource is busy. So i need a command or ...
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Stream Logitech C615 using mjpeg-streamer

recently I thought about making a streaming camera with my Pi and a Logitech C615 I had, so I followed a tutorial on MAKE.com, but I haven't been able to get it streaming properly. I'm up to the point ...
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Unable to find a compatible palette format

I just buy a new webcam and attach it with RPI pi@raspberrypi ~ $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0424:9514 Standard Microsystems Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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Rapberry pi camera module vs usb camera [closed]

Is it good to use raspberry pi camera module for serious computer vision project using video or is it okay to use a usb webcam?
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how to use Pi-cam module as webcam

I have a Pi-Cam module for my raspberry pi and I want to make it behave like a webcam. Something Google could use for video chatting. Is there a driver I could download or do I have to make one ...
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Webcam Philips SPC230NC not working [closed]

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

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 separate connections for it, as long as it works) from the ...
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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? [closed]

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 live stream of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...