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Questions tagged [camera]

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

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Possible to Power an IP camera from Pi

I have a raspberry pi 3 b+. I was thinking instead of using an USB camera or the camera module would it be possible to connect an IP camera? The raspberry pi will be powered by a battery and the pi ...
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How to increase usb webcam fps?

To record video from my USB webcam I use ffmpeg with v4l2 driver (command below). ffmpeg -f v4l2 -r 30 -s 640x480 -an -sn -i /dev/video0 -f avi temp Unfortunately fps is too low for 640x480 (around ...
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Multiple delayed output from pi camera

I’m trying to create up to 4 delayed outputs from the pi camera. The length of the delay needs to be varied 15-60 seconds. Is there a way to buffer the cameras feed and use the same buffer for all the ...
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UV4L - USB Camera: Device not detected

need some help on what I'm doing wrong. Cannot run uv4l --driver uvc --device-id 1415:2000 due to following error messages: <notice> [core] Trying to loading driver 'uvc' from built-in ...
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4 cameras recording on one Raspi - a possible workaround for the processing power issue?

I have been researching an option for a 4 camera recording setup using one raspi. I know it is not possible to do in a simple, straightforward way. However, I wonder if it would be possible to have ...
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trying to run 6 USB cameras simultaneously on a single Raspberry Pi 3B+ with add-on 4 port USB hub with external power

We are trying to simultaneously run 6 cameras on a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with an add-on 4 port USB hub that has an external power supply. The cameras are set at 15 FPS with a colour image size of 640 X 480....
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How to connect Solenoid Lock to Raspberry Pi 3

Here is the scenario: (We also have camera) Here is the link for solenoid lock: click here When we run the our python code, camera will take an picture of QR code and it can get the QR code content ...
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Add night vision to Rpi camera?

Wanting to add night vision to my cheap Rpi cameras for video surveillance and recording. I ordered these from aliexpress,here Will these provide that functionality sufficiently? Or will I need to add ...
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Trim camera cable for pi 2 for Raspberry pi zero

I ordered a camera for my pi zero w and got the wrong one. Can it be trimmed to fit the zero’s smaller connectors
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Rpi camera as webcam has low quality

I want to capture high quality images from RPI using Chromium and the Rpi camera as webcam. If I take photos with raspistill I can get 8MP quality. I'm trying to do the same within the browser but ...
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PS3 Eye USB Camera Not Detected - Raspbian Stretch

After updating to Raspbian Stretch (kernel 4.14.90-v7+), my Playstation 3 Eye camera is no longer detected on any of the three Pi3 Model Bs that I have. lsusb does not report the device and dmesg ...
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Connecting multiple wifi network

I am really new to the pi world, I have a quick question. I am planning to build a small wifi surveillance system with Pi. So basically 4 wifi camera's streaming data. I am planning to use this camera ...
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Advice on thermal cameras

I'm thinking about getting a thermal camera for my Pi Zero. Anyone know what I should look for? Can I use the Melexis MLX90640 32x24 or the Flir Lepton 80x64? I just want to plug, simple and easy ...
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Pi Camera: continuous video overwriting older frames when microSD is full?

I'd like to record a continuous video and overwriting older frames with newer when the microSD is full. e.g. I record frames as long as there is available space: 1st frame 2nd frame 3rd frame ... ...
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How to connect CMOS image Sensor to Raspberry Pi

I'm wondering if it would be possible to take an image sensor out of an old camera and plug it in to a raspberry pi via the csi connector. For Example would it be possible to take one like this from ...
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build a minimal camera (OV5647 + microSD + ?)

I want to use the OV5647 camera module to start to store data (as soon as it is fed, I don't know yet whether in photo or video format) to a microSD choosing a specific rate and resolution (e.g. ...
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Trying to connect IP security camera to Raspberry Pi 3 using only a Ethernet cord

I have an IP camera outside of my Garage, I have little to no internet out there so I cant connect using wifi. so I am wondering if I can connect my Camera using a ethernet cord to the Raspberry PI ...
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Pi 3 and Pi Zero combination for blob tracking with multiple cameras

I would like to do blob tracking with Kalman filter in OpenCV using multiple cameras. It seems I can attach two cameras to Pi 3. However, I would like to use even more cameras. The goal is to cover as ...
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MLX90640 & I2C on Raspberry Pi 3

I'm using a thermal camera MLX90640 with the RPi3 to measure temperatures. I want to get data from it using I2C which I'm doing using the python smbus library. The problem I'm running in to is that ...
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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....