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

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Need advice on how to record video and audio using my RasPi

As an experiment and learning project, I want to create an action cam using my RasPi Zero W, the latest version of the RasPi camera module and an i2S microphone. I have found some RasPi action cam ...
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Motioneye OS ok in local network but not on Internet

I have been experimenting with Motioneye OS, Raspberry (1st version) and the 3$ camera you can connect to the IO pins. My goal is to create a basic surveillance system for my house that is connected ...
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raspicam Pi NOIR infrared not working

I can t get the IR sensitivity to work using raspivid I have a camera module v2 Pi NOIR plus LEDs, both connected. when I run the command the first second shows nice IR detection and then it ...
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Develop RPi framebuffer program on Linux laptop

Is there any emulator or some other way to develop a program for my 320x480 Adafruit PiTFT screen (available as /dev/fb1) on my Linux Mint laptop? The program currently gets images from Pi Camera, ...
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Zero W Camera LED/IR Cut always switches after camera use

I am using a Pi Zero W with an IR Cut camera that uses the camera LED function to switch an IR filter in and out of place over the lens. The setup is to include the line "disable_camera_led=1" in the ...
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How to detect if camera is unplugged from CSI bus when it is running?

I am having an issue as below. I make a Qt application to show video got from the camera module. And when showing video, if the camera is unplugged from CSI bus, I must know that and show a warning ...
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How can I generate a live video feed using a 3B+?

So I am on a design-build team. We have some requirements for a competition we're participating in. One of them is to have a video recording of our flight. However, we get bonus points for having a ...
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“Raspberry Pi Zero W” version Help

Can anyone help me about "Raspberry pi zero w" version 1.1? I recently ordered my first Raspberry Pi Zero W (1.3), But I got Pi Zero W (1.1). There are many difference between them... But I know ...
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RPi video streaming through a VPS

I have a VPS and I want to use it as an intermediate server so that users can have access to the video stream of RPi Camera remotely. I searched many posts and most of them are about setting up a ...
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2 RPI 3 B+ with camera modules ROS Stereo vision

So im trying to use 2 RPI with camera modules with ros talking to a master and then the master makes a 3d point cloud from the stereo images. One of my problem is the ROS node for the cameras its hard ...
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How to read RAW Picamera jpeg images in python

I acquired a set of images with the command raspistill -r -ss 100000 -o image.jpg, and I'd like to process the 'JPEG+RAW' images, which I already obtained, with OpenCV on python. I am aware of ...
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interfacing Raspberry Pi with a mobile's(working) camera module [duplicate]

So I basically have a working android device which is wrecked physically but the camera, display and other modules are working perfectly fine. So I'm wondering if I can use the Camera module from my ...
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Picamera: set shutter_speed with RAW acquisition

I'm using a RPi zero W with a camera V2 to acquire RAW images (I used this). However, I would like to set the shutter speed; I used this to do that, but that doesn't work: import time import picamera ...
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Connect RunCam to raspberry pi

Just recently I got RunCam micro swift 3 (https://www.runcam.com/download/MicroSwift3-Manual.pdf) for computer vision project. However, I am struggling to understand how can I connect it to Raspberry ...
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Unable to detect cam module in raspberry pi 3 b+

I have my cam module connected and have also tried sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade but the pi is unable to detect the cam module. On executing this command : vcgencmd get_camera ...
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Camera used to work, now waiting forever to take a picture

I was using my camera fine, however; today after a short travel inside its original box, when I use raspistill .. I get no data received from sensor error. I have checked the ribbon, and the led on ...
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DHT11 incorrect readings and taking too long to read values

We are trying to use a Camera Module v1 to record video using gstreamer whilst also reading from DHT11 every 4s. I observed that, when the camera is not running, DHT11 takes 1.5s to output the ...
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Are the camera and display connectors of my 3B+ soldered the wrong way around?

I recently purchased a new 3B+ board and although the board board itself is working fine, I can't get the PiNoir camera to work. The camera works fine on an another 3B board. I tried several tricks on ...
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mjpg-streamer-experimental error

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ /usr/local/bin/mjpg_streamer -i "input_uvc.so -r 1280x720 -d /dev/video0 -f 15 -q 80" -o "output_http.so -p 8080 -w /usr/local/share/mjpg-streamer/www" MJPG Streamer Version: git ...
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Making a IoT Motion Sensor w/ Security Camera

I'm trying to find the easiest and most efficient way to create one. I have the below already, is there anything else that I would need? Where can I find some code for me to copy. I don't necessarily ...
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mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC

I know this is a common error, but I can now add another instance to the (rather long) list of people with this issue. The camera module isn't initialising the ENOSPC driver. raspistill -o test.jpg ...
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Control Motor via Raspberry Pi connected to a Laptop (running code via PyCham)

currently working on a project with detecting objects via a Camera Module and controlling motors based on the camera detection (if object is in sector A, move motor B down, etc.) using Python. The ...
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Is full FOV in rpi-cam V2 possible at 640x480 @60fps?

I have a video recording system developed using RPi 2 Model B and Cam v1 and plan upgrading to RPi 3 Model B and Cam v2. My application is such that I need higher frame-rates (60fps +) at Full FoV, ...
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Wrong timing in picamera video capture?

I'm using a real simple python script to capture a video file to a file, taken from the "simple recipes" guide : import picamera camera = picamera.PiCamera() camera.resolution = (640, 480) camera....
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Forward port (80) to another local network IP

I have a Rpi, which is behind NAT (4G carrier), but I've managed to expose ports to be accessible from the internet using https://www.remot3.it. I want to use the Rpi as proxy, so I can access a IP ...
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RCA (NTSC) Camera input, is becoming an absolute nightmare!

A couple of my engineer coworkers and I have been spending many days trying to get simple RCA camera input to work on a raspi, but nothing works and we are so frustrated at this point that I think the ...
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Naming images from camera with time so that they don't overwrite

I'm working on a project which will use a PIR motion sensor to take a photo of the room, also triggered by the PIR sensor. I'm using the PIR sensor for something else at the same time, so I'd rather ...
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Replicating raspistill -tl command line option when using USB camera?

I have node.js script which calls raspistill to start capturing still images at regular intervals: var args = ["-w", "640", "-h", "480", "-o", "./path/image.jpg", "-t", "999999999", "-tl", "50"]; ...
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RPi Zero W - /dev/video0

So I have RPi Zero w with raspiban Jessie installed, with a Flex cable connected camera. when I run raspistill I am able to see an image, however when trying to get to ls /dev/video0, it is not ...
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Install raspi-config on Ubuntu 16.04 server [duplicate]

I download the Ubuntu Classic Server 16.04 - Raspberry Pi 3 from https://ubuntu-pi-flavour-maker.org/download/ and installed it on my RPi 3. Now I see that wlan0 is missing. I don't have /dev/video0 ...
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Inconsistent Raspberry Pi Recording Behavior

BACKGROUND I've created a recording program in Python 3.7 that reads solar and tidal information, and schedules the Raspberry Pi to capture photographs at times of interest using the camera module v2....
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Is there a way to reload motion.conf without restarting the motion service?

I want to dynamically change on_event_start value while the motion service is running. Is there a way to reload the motion.conf file without restarting the service?
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Camera to computer vision software on Pi [closed]

I am working on a project wherein i need to feed images from a camera to a computer vision application on Pi. I have never worked with camera systems before. The camera will be tasked to continuously ...
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Interface camera module to RPi 3

how to interface the camera to RPi3 which use Windows 10 IoT? I use Raspbian OS on Rpi3 its work. But now I want to interface camera module to RPi3 use Windows 10 IoT OS how it possible? I can not get ...
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Using Barcodes as ID cards

I am thinking of using a barcode reader with barcodes on cards of paper to use as ID cards. The barcodes will be read using the raspberry pi's camera with some image processing software (using the ...
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Camera Module “detected” by display interface but not by CSI interface

I'm pretty new at working with a Pi and just purchased a camera module for my Pi 3 model B. The issue I am facing is that the pi does not detect the module on the CSI interface. In Order to just ...
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How can I place a PiCamera stream inside a PyQt5 GUI?

I have a camera connected to a Raspberry Pi but am unable to find anything about placing the PiCamera stream inside a GUI constructed with PyQt5. Most tutorials I've found online place an OpenCV ...
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how to motion detect on small resolution, save larger resolution: “motion”

This post on the raspi forums suggests that motion can use a small resolution feed from the raspi camera to perform motion detection and then save a larger resolution version of the frame in question. ...
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IR LED attachments on the RPi NoIR v2

So I bought parts I didn't know would not fit together. Namely, the Pi NoIR v2 Camera, and IR LED module(s). I figured those two combined would be somewhat like the other 5mp IR Cameras on Amazon. It ...
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Dalsa Genie GigE vision camera for Raspberry Pi

I am setting up a camera with my Raspberry Pi to test an optical layout on a high altitude balloon mission. I am using a Raspberry Pi model B. The camera will be required to take a still photo every ...
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How to use the Infra Red LED's with Pi NOIR camera V2?

I was looking at a project in which it tells to use the Pi NOIR camera along with Infrared LED's. It says that night vision will be better if we use IR LED's with the PiNOIR camera. But how to connect ...
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Take stills with Picamera() with auto exposure without enabling camera.start_preview()

following this tutorial on https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/getting-started-with-picamera/6 , I am told that I need to use camera.start_preview() and sleep(5) in order to turn on auto ...
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installing Ubuntu operating system server 18.04 / networks connectivity settings problem [closed]

When I am installing Ubuntu operating system server 18.04, I am facing a problem representing in networks connectivity settings because the text mode asks me to choose among three options ( not ...
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How to ensure that camera stops recording before Pi shuts down

I'm working on a project that among others uses the camera to record a video to an USB stick as soon as Pi turns on. I made the Pi shut down via a GPIO pin via a small script and I was wondering, is ...
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Do older raspberry pi accessories (specifically cameras) become obsoleted and experience reduced-price sales to the public? [closed]

I have an older Pi B with 512MB of RAM. I'm considering volunteering to help a local publicly funded park with a raspberry pi nature camera project, but I anticipate no funding from them, at least to ...
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Raspberry pi no module named socket server

I have a strange raspberry pi issue. When I run a python code manually it works perfect but when I run it during startup it gives this error no module named socket server. This is the code given below ...
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uv4l video and audio stream on RPi 3b w PS Eye

I have piecing together from what others have using my RPi as a baby monitor to stream both audio and video from the PlayStation Eye cam. I have uv4l and associated packages installed and I can get to ...
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Raspberry pi camera not showing up on a raspberry pi zero

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero with the latest Raspbian operating system (2018-04-18-raspbian-stretch-lite.img). Attached I have a raspberry pi camera that is not working as it is supposed to be. My setup ...
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Raspbian kernel panic CCTV system

just tried to boot up my raspberry Pi, but I'm getting a kernel panic. "Not syncing: Attempted to kill unit! Exit code= 0x00007f00" Is there a way to fix this? I was using this Pi as a cctv system. ...
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How can I wait for two presses of the button then run function in while loop

I am trying to compute the difference between two images with OpenCV on Raspberry Pi and I want the script to run continually like in a while loop and then after the first button press store the first ...