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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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