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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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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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Wireless security CCTV system via network switch and USB wifi

How can I create a cctv system by adding multiple network cameras to network switch, connected to a raspberry pi B through ethernet, and then transmit and connect to my home network via long range ...
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Picamera : streaming video output to websocket using custom output works when using a separate thread, doesn't work with coroutine

I'm building a camera streaming system using the picamera module with custom output, sending video data over a websocket and decoding in in the clients browser with a javascript h264 player (h264-live-...
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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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How to load DSLR Camera preview on webapp (Angular 2)

I am using Gphoto2 to capture the photo from camera Canon 5DS. All is working fine in Raspberry Pi3 B. My problem: Before capturing photo, I want to see the camera preview which can be displayed on ...
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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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Could one hack the Pi's camera firmware to increase FOV?

I have been trying to figure out a way to run Picam-v2 mode 7 at full-FOV for these requirements. Dave Jones (developer: picamera lib) mentions here that line skipping hasn't been implemented in the ...
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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 ...
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How do I trigger on-demand photos from a USB video stream? Possibly using compuer code, like Python

I like in this article the different Python functions to control a Pi cameras. Can this be done with USB camera? Or do I always need 3rd party softwares like fswebcam, ffmpeg, motion to do things ...
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Error 41 - Required SSSE3 instruction set not supported by the cpu

I'm trying to connect the ueye camera to a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ over usb. I downloaded the Linux drivers and tried to install it. However, upon installation I got this error: Error 41 - Required ...
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RPI-Cam-Web-Interface: Permission denied. Already enabled the camera

I followed this tutorial. At step #23, I used the exact same setting option. And pressed Ok and Start Now. But it just kept repeating: mmal: mmal_vc_component_create: failed to create component '...
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Http IP camera not working on Pi but working on Ubuntu

I have a situation, I have two IP cameras one on RTSP and other on HTTP, I am using I am using Python 3.4.2 and opencv 3.4.1 on my raspberry pi, I am able to read from My webcam, and RTSP IP camera ...
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streaming from usb camera using raspberry pi using flask and apache2

i want to stream video from raspberry pi camera and some other variables to another computer and receive variables from this computer , so i used flask to make an html page in which i streamed the ...
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How to take photo/record video on RPi as a webcam server?

I followed this tutorial on making RI a webcam server and live stream video to laptop. I did it. The reason I want to live stream video is get a preview of the photo I am about to take, or see the ...
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How to see the picture you are about to take using USB webcam?

I know to take a picture you type into the command line: fswebcam name.jpg. And a photo will be taken and saved to the file name.jpg. But I want to see the picture I am taking. Like how you do it on ...
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Raspberry pi 3 B connection with wireless IP camera through RTSP (Wifi)

i'm using python=3.5 and OpenCV 3.1.4 to establish a connection with my IP camera via RTSP protocol and by using wifi on Raspberry Pi 3 B here's my code import cv2 from imutils.video import ...
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Streaming video with vlc as mjpeg from the RPI

I have an RPI camera module V2 connected to my PI and can stream footage from it into the lan with raspivid -vf -hf -o - -t 0 -w 1000 -h 576 -fps 20 -b 500000 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#...