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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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, but when I ...
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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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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 '#...
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motioneye: motion detect small objects (insects / roaches)

I'm using the latest version of motioneye. I'm trying to detect cock coaches with the size of about 3 ~ 4 cm. I played around with the motion detection featured offered in the web-interface of ...
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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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Make Pi take photo every day (power?)

Quick question for a kinda pointless project: Does anyone have any ideas on how I would be able to make a raspberry pi + camera (3rd party or official) take a photo every day for a year? - problems ...
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It is not possible to cannot import name picamera

I bought raspberry pi camera and it works, but when i use python to use the camera return Error: cannot import name picamera. I have install python3-picamera.and this is python programming: from ...
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Developing custom effects for raspivid?

Has anyone created a custom effect for raspivid's -ifx option? From a quick look at the Github repo, it seems there is it might be run through the MMAL interface but I have no idea where to get ...
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PiCamera 2.1 shows occasionaly same picture in continuous shooting mode

I don't know what's wrong but when I use stream (io.BytesIO()) when I want to save one picture after another from time to time I get same picture saved. Code: from picamera import PiCamera import io ...
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picamera: how to create a custom `image_effect`?

This question is about the picamera python module. The docs have information about applying a number of built-in so called image_effects in real time. Does anyone have info on how to create a ...
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Red camera LED fails to turn off

I am using Raspbian 4.9.35-v7+ (3B+) and the camera: https://www.adafruit.com/product/1567. This may be flagged as a duplicate to previous questions under similar titles; however, none of their ...
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Connecting a 22pin camera to RPi

I have a 22pin camera I want to use with my RPi. I've seen many examples on-line and even ready-to-buy adapters of 15pin cameras to 22pin connectors for the RPi Zero. Below is a diagram of the adapter....
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Failed to create MMAL component b'vc.ril.camera': Out of memory

I am trying to run a simple script that listens for a button click and then takes a picture. Once two pictures have been taken it compares the two using OpenCV to calculate the difference. I am ...
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Omxplayer don't show video output of rtsp stream

i'm trying to play fullHD rtsp stream from IP camera on PI3 (OS raspbian). I tested stream url rtsp://uss:pss@192.168.200.74 with vlc and mplayer booth show video correctly. When omxplayer opening ...
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Is it possible to connect a Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2 without any concern to the CSI Camera Connector?

I have recently tried to connect the Raspberry Pi Camera Module V2 to the CSI Camera Connector on the Pi. At first, it worked properly and we could capture pictures and record videos. As part of a ...
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Why is my pi camera v2.1 detected but not taking pictures?

Thanks for your help. Yesterday I moved my Raspberry Pi cam v2.1 with the rpi robot chassis and the camera won’t take pictures. But, the day before, the camera functioned properly. Why do you think ...
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Cant import cv2 (Model B) Python 3.5

Basically Im very new to linux systems and an, above average in python, I intended to make a program that detect hand gesture (high five , victory one,three etc) , I created my own test code that ...

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