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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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How do i make a ui for my laptop that runs commands on the pi and sends the resulting information back to the ui laptop display to the user? [closed]

So I am new to the Pi and am doing a school project. How do make a ui for my computer that can interact with the pi, like when i press a button it takes a pics/stream live video from the Pi and ...
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picamera: capture a frame while continuous capture in background

I'm capturing a timelapse with the picamera module for python: def capture_thread_task(self): filename = os.path.join(self.SAVEPATH, self.safe_camname + '_{timestamp:%Y%m%d-%H%M%S}-{counter:03d}'...
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Why does native resolution capture with picamera raise 'Incorrect Buffer Length' for Arducam 8MP with IMX219 sensor?

I am trying to capture() full resolution images using picamera.array but it fails raising a PiCameraValueError: Incorrect buffer length for resolution 3280x2464. camera.MAX_RESOLUTION gives ...
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Camera NoiIR camera wont work while my touchscreen is plugged in

I've got a raspberry pi V3. A touchscreen that connects to the DSI port and a Pi NoIR camera module and running the latest lite image. The touchscreen is a non-pi brand screen i found on amazon. It's ...
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Stream camera input over 5G WiFi to multicast address using FFMpeg

I am trying to stream my Intel RealSense D435 RGB camera input to a multicast address on my network. Please note, video streaming, encoding, is very new to me - I do not understand much, when ...
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OV5647 Camera: 60fps preview has bad quality

I have a camera module from arducam with an OV5647 CMOS CCD sensor on it (NOIR). This camera is connected via CSI interface to a Raspberry Pi 3A+. I would like to have a camera preview with HD (720p) ...
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Raspberry Camera Module not working on Raspberry Pi 3 B+ (octopi)

I am trying to use a new Camera Module V2 (8MP) on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+, but it seems that the Raspberry couldn't see the camera. So I started to investigate. Checking the octopi version that is ...
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How to use 2 (multiple) cameras in raspberry pi and detect objects and depth mapping

I am new in raspberry pi and all the hardware stuff and experienced a bit in java. I have a project which I need to complete pretty soon. For it, I need to run multiple cameras to cover all four ...
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Raspberry pi line follower using camera

I want to create a two-wheeled line following robot. I want to use the camera to detect a black line for the car to follow. I have programmed the wheels so now I need to work on the line detection. I ...
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Can I use the 2 lane MIPI DSI display port to connect a camera?

I have a camera working fine when connected to the 2 lane MIPI DSI camera port. But I need to connect it to the 2 lane MIPI DSI display port. However when I connect it and check for detected cameras ...
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Connecting Multiple Raspberry Pi to One Laptop

I'm trying to use my laptop to instruct multiple raspberry pi's to take a picture simultaneously. I have a DHCP LAN network which connects to my laptop and raspberry pi through ethernet cables. I've ...
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RaspiCam IVPort Dual Camera Multiplexer failure

I'm trying to design an RPi based system that should switch between two raspberry cameras. I just need to switch between the two cameras I don't need to mix their frames in any way. Moreover, in the ...
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Pi 4 video recording/encoding/writing super laggy after few seconds?

I've got the 4GB ver of the Pi 4. Trying to using it with Motion-Project and a NoIR Camera Module V2. Problem is the moment recording starts, it's fine for about 1-3 seconds, then becomes super laggy. ...
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Seek Compact. Easiness to configure and use

Hello everyone and happy new year. I'm in need of a thermal camera for my project. I am considering buying a FLIR Lepton but just found out that you can use a Seek camera with the Pi as well which ...
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What's the acceptable device for Raspberry Pi's DSI port and camera port?

Raspberry Pi can connect to LCD screen through the on board DSI port. It a 15 pin port with little explanation. Can we control the pin of the DSI port and plug other 15 pin LCD screen? The video ...
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PI Camera not lighting up when connected to CSI Camera connector but does light up when connected to DSI Display connector

I've purchased a PI Camera Module for my Raspberry PI 4+. I connected it to CSI Camera Connector, applied all necessary updates to the Pi but could not get the camera to be detected when using ...
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Is it possible to use the Playstation 4 camera on Raspberry Pi?

I want to use a stereo/depth camera with my RPi 4. The Playstation 4 camera appears to be a stereo camera, and is significantly cheaper at $40 (on amazon) than any others like Intel RealSense, Mynt ...
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PowerBoost 1000 5V with a 3.7v LiIon/LiPoly battery

I am very new to electronical components, and I am not sure if I can do the following: I am planning to start a project where a RPi Zero W would record 720p and/or 1080p videos (60fps ideally, else ...
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How to activate infrared mode on camera

I have an IR-CUT camera module. I have an external IR LED source on. How do I explicitly activate similar "night mode" for my camera module? If I have all of the lights off, I can take a picture in ...
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How to connect Raspberry Pi 4 to sparkfun SSD1306 / SSD1309 OLED transparent display?

I just got the an OLED transparent Display from Sparkfun and I want to make it run, I youtube it but didn't found anything. Please help me with that.
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Arducam blocking i2c

Ive been trying the get the Arducam 16MP IMX298 Color MIPI Camera Module to work with some I2C controlled LEDS. Im able to detect the LEDS and controll them perfectly. i2cdetect -y 1 shows 4 ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera V2 resolution reduced

I am testing my Raspi Cam V2 on raspi model 4B running buster, I was able to get 1080p videos at 30fps and it supported the below formats $ ffmpeg -f v4l2 -list_formats all -i /dev/video0 [...
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How to create a person or head (not face) detection using open CV that are not too slow when run in Raspberry Pi 3B+?

Hello guys my problem is creating a program that can detect the head(not face) or human detection for my project One of the program that i see is too slow for raspberry pi 3B+ which is this : https:/...
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Why does raspistill take 10× more real time than the shutter time I set?

I've installed the camera module v2.1, and now I'm trying to make long-exposure photos with it. I seem to get correct results, i.e. the image is bright enough corresponding to the large exposure time, ...
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Getting empty images from picamera module but not raspistill

I wrote a python script to interface with the camera module (I have camera version 2.1). At first I tried with picamera, which has worked in the past. According to pip I have version 1.13 installed. ...
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Raspberry Pi4 Error while using 2 USB cameras, VIDIOC_QBUF: Invalid argument

I'm using Python OpenCV to read from 2 USB webcams on a Raspberry Pi4. If I'm using either of the camera individually they work fine. As soon as I initialize both cameras in the script as following: ...
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RPI official cam results in 256x192 resolution only [Motion]

I use motion to get data from my official rpi camera. This camera allows to use more than 256x192 px resoultion. Problem: Only 256x192 resolution seems possible, even if 1024 resolution is ...
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imutils VideoStream(src=0) return VIDIOC_QBUF: Invalid argument in raspberry pi

I am only doing a simple code in my Raspberry Pi 4: from imutils.video import VideoStream # initialize the video streams and allow them to warmup print("[INFO] starting cameras...") webcam = ...
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Errors with Lepton FLIR: Red square, unresponsive capture/overlay

I've been trying to set up a Lepton Thermal Camera (breakout v1.4) with a Raspberry Pi Zero W, and a Raspberry Pi 3. I've been following a number of guides but most recently this one. Once I run ...
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Which GPIO pins does the Pi Zero camera use?

I'm working on using the Raspberry Pi Zero camera as well as other sensors simultaneously. But while trying to figure out which GPIO pins the camera uses, so I know which ones I have left for other ...
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CompoundPI unidentified server problem

I am trying to use CompoundPI (https://compoundpi.readthedocs.io/en/release-0.4/quickstart.html) with two RPIs and an ubuntu client. CompoundPI connects multiple RPIs, that each of them has a picamera,...
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Need advice for live camera feed

I'm helping with the AV for a veterans day event in a few weeks. Because of the cramped space, the people on stage will be facing the front of a gymnasium and the audience will be on bleachers on both ...
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converting YUV to RGB change colour to green

I need to save picture without losing any data. Using PNG is not an option as it takes more than 5 seconds to save and this is too slow for my project. I used campera.capture('image01.data','yuv') as ...
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DO3THINK USB camera install into raspberrypi

Actually, I am using USB2.0 DO3THINK camera for personal purposes. I want to connect this camera to my raspberry pi. I research it but couldn't find any proper link for install this camera. The os ...
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Why am I getting 'camera component couldn't be enabled' with raspistill? [duplicate]

I am getting those errors when I try to take a picture with raspistill. Until now, it took pictures anyways. $ raspistill -o test.jpg mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ...
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USB Camera vs Pi Camera

I'm using USB camera for object detection. I can't find code for them because the common blogs or articles are about object detection using pi camera only. Is object detection possible with a USB ...
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Use Raspberry Pi 3 with its camera module to live stream and also store that video on cloud

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and camera module, I want to use that camera and live stream our internet and also store that video on cloud in chunks of specific time period (like store videos of 1 hour ...
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Direct Ethernet IPCam and Wifi for browsing - Networking setup

I would like to connect 2 ipcams via a switch to the RPI 3B+, and use the WiFi to connect to a router (to use the webbrowser etc), and also use the router for VNC The ethernet is used to send ...
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How can I get the image recorded from a rear-view camera?

I have a rear-view camera (NAVITEL MR250) which I use everyday. I got into image processing and I thought a good personal project would be to create a "self-driving car" (Quotation marks because I ...
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pi camera V2.1 digital zoom

The Rpi camera V2.1 is 8-megapixel that mean it's maximum resolution is 3266 x 2450. I would like to record a video in 720P resolution using this camera. My question is.. maximum how much I can do ...
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issue with RTSP

I'm trying to make motion works. I've been able on my windows computer to read the rtsp stream of my sricam SP017 with VLC with URL rtsp://192.168.0.13:554/onvif1. However, on my pi (raspi 3+, ...
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iPhone camera module connection type

I am trying to see if there is any possible way to adapt these salvaged iPhone camera modules to be usuable on any Raspberry pi computer? If anyone is familiar with these and has had any success with ...
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Unrecognized URL with motion

Trying to install motion for a sricam SP017 (720p) on a raspbian pi. I did an apt-get install motion. motion -h gives motion Version 3.2.12+git20140228, Copyright 2000-2005 Jeroen Vreeken/Folkert van ...
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Turning off auto settings in picamera to remove persistent white spot in photos

I'm using the Arducam 5 Megapixel camera (meant for Raspberry Pi) because it has the capability for changing the lenses, and using the picamera module to run it (in Python 3). I'm taking pictures that ...
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How to read rPi camera hardware information that which type of camera sensor( imx219 or OV5647) is being used in camera module?

I want to read the camera hardware spec to ensure which type of camera sensor (like imx219 or OV5647 etc) is being used in the rPi camera module for camera module v1 and v2. Is there any method to ...
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USB Camera with Rasperry Pi: Sending raw data from dev/video0 to PC through tcp/udp

I want to send the raw USB data to my laptop to process it and then send it back (image processing). Is there any way I can just send the data through tcp/udp without raspi doing all the hard work?
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Ending a camera video stream in Python / threading

I’m very new to Python and have been struggling with the code for a wildlife camera project on the Pi. I’ve managed to get the PIR sensor and automatic camera capture working, but I’d like to have a ...
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Issue with Raspberry Pi 4 OpenCV

I have been using OpenVINO + NCS2 on a raspberry Pi 3b+ with no issues for an IP camera security application (object detection). I then upgraded to Pi 4 looking for better performances. The object ...
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I can't access my raspi camera with my raspberry pi 3 B+

I am currently trying to start my Raspberry Pi V2.1 camera with my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ but I couldn't accomplish it. It may be because of the ribbon-cable since my cable for the camera is narrower, thus ...
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How hard would it be to re-purpose a nexus imprint sensor for use with a pi?

I have a nexus imprint fingerprint sensor from my old nexus 5x (2016). I was wondering if there is an easy(ish) way to use it with the raspberry pi for biometric auth? It's a really good reader so ...