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Camera Settings keep getting reset

Hello I'm sorry if this question will be coming off as vague because I'm extremely confused by this behavior but I'm willing to update with any details you'll enquire on. I'm using ivport-v2 and ...
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Access Phone Hardware via Raspberry pi

I want to access my Android Phone's Speaker, microphone, and camera via Raspberry pi. Here are the Functions I want to perform : 1. Play specific audio based on the Raspberry pi command. 2. Capture ...
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Encoding of JPEG Image with lightning

I am building a timelapse camera system with the Pi HQ Camera. At night with manual exposure settings of 20 seconds, analogue gain and digital gain settings set, during lightning storms, the image ...
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Software upgrade broke camera

I have a python script that turns the camera into a webcam. Today I did an upgrade: Get:1 http://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian bullseye/main armhf libc6-dbg armhf 2.31-13+rpt2+rpi1 [6377 kB] Get:2 ...
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Raspberry pi USB webcam problem

When I try to take an image through the fswebcam, Raspberry Pi 2 shows following error. --- Opening /dev/video0... Trying source module v4l2... /dev/video0 opened. No input was specified, using the ...
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Two USB cameras and ASP.NET Core

I want to build a project based on Raspberry Pi 4B and I would like to hear opinion someone's more experienced with this platform (as I am mostly SW and did some projects with Arduinos) if it is ...
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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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Camera not detected after first use

I'm currently facing an issue where my Raspberry Pi camera is not detected. However, I did manage to use the camera once before it stopped being detected. There was always a tiny light at the corner ...
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How to set the camera sensor mode with V4L2

I'm referring to the modes listed here. When capturing video with raspivid, the -md option allows overriding the default mode selection heuristic. I need to find out how to achieve the same when ...
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Camera not recognized on raspberry pi 3 b

Ive tried connecting a camera to my raspberry pi and Ive enabled it on raspi-config but vcgencmd get_camera still shows supported=0 detected=0. Also, in my boot/config.txt, start_x=1 is not even ...
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Motion not working with Pi Camera on Bullseye

motion as motion tracking software worked nice on buster but I have difficulties on bullseye. First it did not create motion.log and motion.pid files than it does not work with a raspi camera. ...
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Raspberry Camera on Kodi

I am trying to install a raspberry camera V2 8mp on a new raspberry pi 3 running LibreELEC Kodi. Can it be done from Kodi or should I reinstall Raspbian?
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My camera is not supported/detected

I followed a guide on youtube to set up my raspberry pi. I'm trying to use python for facial recognition but the camera is not working. I did vcgencmd get_camera in the terminal but the result was ...
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How to set up picamera on Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with an Ubuntu 20.04 OS

I have a TurtleBot3 Burger robot which has a Raspberry Pi 3B+ on it. And the RPI has to run Ubuntu 20.04 OS, otherwise I can't use ROS and eventually the robot functionalities. The RPI has a picamera ...
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Can I set the camera's shutter speed for video?

I need to have a low shutter speed to be able to capture a light that is only on for a few milliseconds each frame (light synced with camera fps, but only want it to capture when the light is on). How ...
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Libcamera does not work on the latest OS

I bought the new HD RPi camera and want to connect it to my RPi 3. I checked on the Rpi website that raspistill is being replaced by libcamera, so I updated the OS to the most recent build (Bullseye) ...
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Can you access motionEyeOS via simcard?

So I want to set up a security camera remotely and I was wondering if you could connect motionEyeOS via sim instead of wifi and use it the same.
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Missing raspistill

raspistill seems to be missing in 5.10.63+ kernel (raspibian), the only option is to use libcamera. Since I need the raspistill environment, how can I manually install it?
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Raspberry Pi H264 to HLS Stream

We need to use Raspberry Pi camera for 2 tasks. One is getting image, the other is watching camera remotely. Ways are getting RTSP from Raspberry Pi camera (which when I did it become difficult to ...
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Help with Port Forwarding for College Project

Hello Guys im doing a group college project for my final year it involves a CCTV type project using the raspberry pi camera and a website with a php login system to the website, I have a Pan Tilt hat ...
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Raspberry OS Bullseye Camera Module - No cameras available

I did a clean install of Raspberry OS Bullseye 32bits in a RPi 4 8gb kernel 5.10.78-v7l+, and I just installed a camera module rev v1.3 (P5V04A SUNNY) and I'm trying to test it with the command: pi@...
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Error opening device /dev/video0: video capture not supported

I am trying to set up USb camera with RPi4. It is working well with PC windows10 default 'camera' application but failed with RPi4. I use mjpg-streamer to access the streaming. /usr/local/bin/...
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Cannot enable camera

I've been trying to enable the raspberry pi camera on my new pi 3B with no success. I've tried updating. I tried raspi-config on the commandline, enabled the camera and rebooted. These did not work. ...
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MJPEG over HTTP camera streaming for libcamera?

I have (had) a little python based web server that I used with a Pi4 with a NOIR camera to periodically watch my workbench when I wasn't there. It is (was) using picamera, which it seems isn't going ...
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What folder does Motioneyeos save movie files to on my microSD card?

I am using a RaspberryPi Zero W to build a nest camera for wildlife studies. The hope is to have a camera run continuously while attached to a battery and solar system while saving files to the ...
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How to display the Pi Camera preview on a tft display screen?

I have a PiCamera for my Raspberry Pi 4 (8gb) and a HDMI 5 Inch 800x480 Resistive Touch Screen TFT Display from (https://www.elecrow.com/hdmi-5-inch-800x480-tft-display-for-raspberry-pi-b-p-1384.html),...
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Which camera settings does camera.exposure_mode = 'auto' dictate / supersede?

For example, if I want to change camera ISO with the Pi Camera Module 2, I don't see any difference in images between: camera.iso = 100 camera.exposure_mode = 'auto' camera.capture(filename) and ...
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could I Transfer the Video Data to Spi

The scenario uses two rasp's. One shoots video and the other plays video. Communication Between Devices is SPI with 500kHz Clock. Is it possible? I don`t know how to get Video streaming from camera ...
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Livestream to linux on different network

I have a raspberry pi which is connected to ethernet. I want to get the live stream from pi's camera to another linux/windows, i.e. it should be accessible from a line-based terminal without the ...
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camera in octopi isn't showing the video

i have been running octopi for a while, the camera was working fine. then one day it's just stopped. i run the command to see if the camera is detected and it says it is. when i boot up the pi, which ...
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Problems with camera installation: have I left anything out? [duplicate]

I am trying to install an HQ camera: both ends of the data ribbon are firmly home, I have checked that the blue tape on the ends of the ribbon are facing the right way (camera end; blue towards the ...
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How can I stream H.264 video from the Raspberry Pi camera module via a web server?

So I got the Raspberry Camera today and got stills working fine. Capture an image in JPEG format: raspistill -o image.jpg Capture a 5-second video in H.264 format: raspivid -o video.h264 I do not ...
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How to stream video from Raspberry Pi camera and watch it live

I am new to the Raspberry Pi and even new to the Raspberry Pi camera. I have seen a lot of tutorials online for the Raspberry Pi camera but have yet to find on that lets me stream straight from the ...
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What is the earliest place in the boot process where camera (raspistill) can be used?

It seems that right after local-fs.target doesn't work. Any idea what prevents it from working early in the boot process?
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USB camera to composite video out

I have an USB camera (640 x 480) that I would like to present on composite video out (live). Is there a way to get it fully automated? I mean, when powering up the Raspberry it should start up the ...
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Distribute video feed from Pi to multiple network clients

I want to set up a webcam for a fish tank on the LAN at my office. I set up a Raspberry Pi model 3B with a camera and used https://github.com/jacksonliam/mjpg-streamer to stream it locally. It works ...
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Camera causing Pi to reboot?

I have a Pi Zero with the version 2 pi camera. Lately, when running a program that takes pictures continuously (about once every 2 seconds), the device completely stops and reboots. The program works ...
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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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RPi camera stops functioning after Adeept Motor Hat is plugged in

This is my first time posting a question and I am a new RPi user. I have bought a robotics kit from Adeept (The PiCar B) and I am facing issues with getting the RPi camera to work when the Motor Hat ...
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How to switch Cameras on the Raspberry pi 3b?

I am working on a project and I need to take pictures in different directions depending on a programming input, I can manually switch the cameras and take a photo with them but I am looking for a good ...
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Safest way to write images at a high framerate with Raspberry Pi

I'm planning on setting up a timelapse camera with the official raspberry pi camera v2 using raspistill. The frequency of the captured images is relatively high (10+ fps), but I do NOT need realtime ...
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Is it possible to obtain multi-spectral images with pi zero camera OV5647?

I am trying to capture multi-spectral images with a pizero camera V2.0 with Ssensor OV5647. I want to know how is it possible or if there is some commands? Thank you
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How can I stream the pi camera stream from my raspberry with python?

How can I have a stream like rtsp, that is accesible in a program on another computer?
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Why do I get an error message tells me that Pi Camera is not enabled even though it is?

I'm trying to run some code and it works with the Pi Camera and the Lepton FLIR camera, but the problem is that when I try to run the code I get a bunch of error messages ending with a line that says: ...
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Connect a camera module with parallel camera interface to RPi

I want to connect the MT9M001 camera module directly to RPi. The camera (chip itself) has a 10 bit parallel interface. Is it possible to connect such cameras to RPi without additional chips?
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Connect IP Camera to Raspberry Pi 4 through direct ethernet connect

So we have 3 things: Raspberry Pi 4 IP Camera Ethernet cable We just want to connect the IP Camera to the Raspberry Pi 4 using the ethernet cable directly. Not through any router, switch, network or ...
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Camera pretrigger capture

Hi i want to make a program that will continually record a video and on a press of a button, it will save 2 minutes before i pressed the button is it possible to do it somehow ?
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Streaming from RPI over VLC

I realize this is a very commonly asked question but I haven't found anyone who's run into quite the problem that I'm running into. On my PI I run the following command: raspivid -o - -t 99999 -w 640 ...
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Barcode scanner application on Raspberry Pi board

I am looking for suggestions related to my test project. I am trying to make a barcode scanner on Raspberry Pi. I have bought the camera which is based on 1/2.8" Sony IMX290 CMOS sensor. This ...
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What spectrum of light can the NOIR camera detect/read?

Trying to establish what the NOIR camera can detect. We are more interested in the IR range of light that is possible. Specifically, we are using the NOIR in a dark environment (shutting out light) ...

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