Questions tagged [camera]

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Troubleshooting a potentially broken camera

How can I diagnose potential issues with Raspberry Pi camera? I had this camera hooked up to Raspberry Pi 2B v1.1. The Pi broke, and I hypothesize that the camera could have fried at the same time. I ...
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How do I stream video from raspberry pi cam to my android phone app in order to access it from anywhere?

I'm a little bit new to the raspberry pi. Currently, I have a raspberry pi camera recording live video. I want to transfer this stream to an android app I developed. I really don't know where to start,...
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need high camera fps

Could you suggest a camera for raspberry with high fps - about 100 frame rates and HD resolution? I found 5MP OV5647 with CSI interface but it is HD 60fps and 640*480 90fps. Also, I would like to ...
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How to connect to Raspberry Pi remotely using laptop to see camera output

I have just completed my project on an object tracking robot using raspberry pi and I want to be able to view my live video output remotely but I cant seem to find a way how to do it. What I ...
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Linux driver support for OV4689

I am working on Camera driver in Linux. We used camera module with OV4689 IC. Below is the link https://www.arducam.com/product/1-3-ov4689-sensor-standalone-camera-module-uc4689-a46/ Any one used ...
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Take picture with camera when barcode scanner triggers

So I have a pi, camera addon, and a USB scanner. It will all be mounted on a conveyer belt moving boxes through. I need the camera to take a picture from above to photograph what is inside the box ...
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Connecting iPhone camera to Raspberry Pi

Is it possible to capture images/video from an iPhone camera in real-time and display the image/Videos on a raspberry pi 3+? Is there any software that could do this. Sort of opposite to VNC Viewer? ...
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OpenCV - how do you access the raspberry pi camera?

I am trying to access the raspberry pi camera with OpenCV. I found some code that I want to use but I think something is wrong with this code: video_capture = cv2.VideoCapture(-1) because later when I ...
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Using Motion Library with pygame.camera

I have a python file that works standalone to take a photo, then post it to an api, but I want this file to be run when motion is detected on my livestream using on_event_start. The file begins as ...
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does the Pi Camera require Desktop?

I have a Pi Zero WH, headless running Raspian-buster-lite. Can I attach a Pi Camera and have it capture an image to the SD when triggered by a motion sensor or proximity sensor? Or will I have to ...
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Activation of Multiple Webcams Simultaneously for Video Recording (Logitech C270)

I needed two cameras for a project requirement. To test the working of the tow cameras together I wrote a short that goes as follows: { import cv2,os import numpy as np webcam = cv2....
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buy salvaged laptop internal webcams [closed]

I am looking for where I can buy some old salvaged internal webcams from old laptops. No matter what I put in the search engine, all I get are external webcams. Does anyone know where I can find them?...
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Connecting Iphone 5s to the raspberry Pi

Is it possible to connect the Iphone 5s to the Raspberry Pi through a usb cable? If I plug it in now it starts charging. And when its connected, is it possible to give the telephone a command to make ...
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How to get 10-bit depth black and white image from raspicam v2.1?

I am a little bit confused about image capturing by Raspberry pi camera V2.1 [1]. I work on the Raspberry pi 4 and I know how to get 8-bit depth black and white (BW) image from it on the C++ level ...
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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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How to stream RaspiCam video on webpage on Django server running on other PC?

Hey I wanted to stream rpi cam live footage to a webpage hosted on django server running onther Pc.Any suggestions on how to do it.Thanks.
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Enabling Screen Sleep using RTSP stream

I have two IP cameras supporting RTSP, and I want to display their feeds on a monitor fed by a Raspberry Pi. My problem is that I do not want the monitor to be powered on 24/7, but only when a motion ...
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Video Streaming from raspberry zero to an external server

I'm aware of streaming live video using on the RaspberryPi itself as a server. But is there a way to send the video from the raspicam to an external web-streamer so that if I have multiple people ...
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Stream raspberry pi camera on web page

I realized that i can plug my web camera to raspberry pi. now i'm looking for a way to stream it on a web page. also i want to get streams over internet. are them possible? how can i install it? ...
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Connect camera via gpio pins

is there anyway to connect wires from a camera to gpio pins on a Pi to use/control the camera? In my case this is the camera. to look something like this
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Using Motion to Post Photos Captured to API

I am attempting to build a program that will automatically post the photos taken by motion from my usb webcam to a rest API, and have ran into some problems. My livestream works correctly, and it ...
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How to update GTK3 image using a button to capture a picture from the camera using C++?

I managed to create a program that will display some buttons and and Image. Now I would like to update the image when a button is clicked. How do I do that? Here is what I have so far, it all works ...
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Differentiate between pi cam v1 and v2

I'm writing a program for the pi I need to know if the user uses a pi cam v1 or the V2 is there a known way to tell the difference. I don't mind going low level (c or c++) if I have to
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Horizontal lines on video capture

There are random lines in my camera recording. I have this system running on a vehicle. I doubt the following three to be the reason. Help me identify the root cause. Vibration of the camera ...
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Taking an RTSP camera stream and transcoding it?

I have an aquarium camera which streams over RTSP. Unfortunately when I access the IP address, the stream wants to load a VLC plugin. I want to be able to share this stream with others without the ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 Camera video not working but image are

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/getting-started-with-picamera/4 The error is persistent using the CLI raspivid -o Desktop/video.h264 and with python camera.start_preview() camera....
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How to remove choppiness from streaming?

I tried GStreamer but it was not getting installed as its dependency repo link which we place in source.list was outdated. I tried mjpg-stream but it kept saying that I don't have a camera connected ...
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How to Create a Raspberry PI Real time camera server?

I have created a Real-time camera server using the Raspberry PI and I can access the live feed through the static IP address of Raspberry Pi over the LAN. But I want to create something like: When ...
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Disabling h264 compression on camera stream

Is it possible to get a raw stream from RPi camera without h264 compression? The point is that I'm doing some further processing by gstreamer and either way I have to decode this stream, apply my ...
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Motioneyeos Download Help

Does anyone know of a way to download motioneyeos without using Win32DiskImager or Etcher? I am trying to download motioneyeos using a raspberry pi, and can't find a way to use a disk imager. Does ...
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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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