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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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Detect USB port occupancy

I'm building a small camera with my raspberry pi zero. As part of this I've made an enclosure with an external USB port, which is hardwired onto the pi. I would like to add an if statement to the ...
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How to run python script on raspberry boot up? [closed]

I am making a project which contains face and object recognition. I activated functions with push button. My question is how can i run automatically my GPIO script when reboot raspberry. I've tried ...
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capturing and recording the video and audio at the same time

I am new to Raspberry Pi field and I owe a Rsapberry pi 3 B in which i have installed a windows 10 IoT, am having camera along with mic and 2 outputs from camera one is USB and other is 3.5mm jack ...
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Stream Pi Camera to Server - webRTC

I have setup a raspberry pi to stream an h264 video feed from a pi cam to a remote host using Red5 Pro. I then use openCV cv::VideoCapture to read the stream and process it. Im currently using RTMP ...
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Raspberry camera is not giving any output?

I am using Raspberry pi 3 Model B and Raspberry Pi Camera v2.1. When I am using a simple code to show the live video, it is neither giving any output nor any error. During the running time of code, ...
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Add IR LEDs to camera module

I need the camera to work when it's dark so I need to include IR LEDs. Unfortunately the Raspberry Pi cameras that come with IR flood lights all come in the style which has 1 big IR flood light on ...
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How to synchronize images from two raspberry pis

I have 2 Pi Zero Ws (wifi), each with a Pi camera connected to them. Both Pis/cams are running on battery power and deployed in the desert. There is no network or internet connection. The cams are ...
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PiCamera v2.1 exposure can't be locked, Python Picamera 1.13

I have posed this question on the Picamera Github issues forum but it has not been answered in nearly a month. Hoping for better luck here. I am running a Pi Camera v2.1 in an industrial measurement ...
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Straming Raspberry camera to own Apache Server - Command not found

I am planning to implement a camera video stream from the Raspberry Pi to its own Apache server. I trying to solve this for a week now and i am pretty frustrated by now. I came across this tutorial ...
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Why doesn't my Pi camera work

Here is my code: import time import picamera camera = picamera.PiCamera() try: camera.start_preview() time.sleep(10) camera.stop_preview() finally: camera.close() The traceback is ...
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How to interface dashcam with self storage with Pi?

I have an AutoVox A118 dashcam. It works as a dashcam should, but I want to add a Pi to my vehicle to add some functionality. Two main things I want to add are GPS through the Pi, and the ability to ...
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Modifying a camera sensor to work with CSI-2 connector

We're using Raspberry Pi's as the base of our product, and need specific camera sensors. Specifically we need, an (1) IR cut lens, (2) 130+ degree FOV, (3) 850nm IR LED lights, and a (4) compact form ...
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Picamera video problem (video is not complete)

I'm using my picamera in combination with the raspberry pi to capture video data synchrounously to other sensor data. Every sensor captures data in its own thread. All sensors start at the start of ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera(8 MP) shows blur images in Android Things installed on Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Camera(8 MP) shows blur images in Android Things installed on Raspberry Pi. I use the code from Google Sample -- Doorbell application and capture the image but Image is too blur (Camera ...
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Calculating focal length of Raspberry Pi Camera

This article claims you can calculate the focal length of the Pi camera with the equation: F = (P x D) / W where: W is width of known object D is the object's distance from the camera P the ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera Motion Detection

I have started out my simple security camera project. I am able to take a picture and email that picture to my gmail (Can't get this to do it automatically at the moment). I asked a question before ...
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RPI - Nikon 1J5 - Wifi Trigger (help)

I've setup a timelapse stepper motor slider with the RPI. Upon boot it starts the slider with a specific step & delay. Goes back and forth until the RPI is powered off. I have a Nikon 1J5, for ...
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Camera module not getting detected

I get this error when I run 'raspistill -t 2000 -o image.png -e png ' mmal: Cannot read cameara info, keeping the defaults for OV5647 mmal: mmal_vc_component_create: failed to create component 'vc....
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Chicken Coop Egg Monitoring

My kids and I are new to the Pi scene and are looking for some direction. Our project is as follows: We would like to be able to see if any eggs have been laid by our hens in their chicken boxes from ...
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How do i connect these Ip cameras

I have zoneminder in my RPI 2 and i would like to know how to connect these 2 cameras, please. Hikvision DS-2CE56C0T-IRF Hikvision DS-2CE16C0T-IRPF 2.8 they come at really nice price and i would ...
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is there any way to fix this issue?

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ raspistill -o image.jpg mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC mmal: camera component couldn't be enabled mmal: main: Failed to create camera component ...
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What is the shortest light wavelength in nanometers (nm) that a raspberry pi camera can capture?

I would like to use a Raspberri Pi with camera to capture short-wavelength ultraviolet light from a UV led diode. I would like to use an UV led with light invisible to the human eye (less than 390nm ...
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Camera gets hot, how much power should it dissipate?

I planned to add the chinese NoIR RPi camera in a birdhouse. First tests revealed, that the camera module heated up to 65 ⁰C. The IR LED's were very warm too. How much power is dissipated by the ...
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How do I trigger periodic remote shooting on a DSLR using a Raspberry Pi e.g. for time lapse (shutter timer), group pictures or self portraits

I'd like to use my DSLR camera for the following use cases: record a timelapse, e.g. shoot a picture every second (or every minute, or every hour). take a group photo (including me) or self portrait ...
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Time-lapse images not fully-rendered with example

I am having inconsistent results while taking time-lapses. I have batches where almost all images are incomplete/garbled/not fully-rendered while other images are perfect. Then, I'll get a batch where ...
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How to install raspistill on Ubuntu Core?

I would like to be able to take pictures with the Raspberry Pi camera while running Ubuntu Core (Snappy). How can I install/enable the camera? This question is about Ubuntu Core, not Raspbian.
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How to properly configure python PiCamera settings for use in an ice hockey rink?

Ive been building a sort of "Raspberry Pi GoPro" device that hooks onto the end glass of a hockey rink and records the action on the ice so I can go over video from my skates and work on technique. ...
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PiNoir Camera - using rolling shutter

As far as I know, the camera chip in PiNoir camera has a rolling shutter. This basically means that the camera records the image line by line, waits for all the lines, and returns them as a single ...
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python error from RPi.GPIO

Im getting an error "Error waiting for edge" In this script: import RPi.GPIO as io import time from picamera import PiCamera from datetime import datetime #PIR setup pir_pin = 4 io.setmode(io.BCM) ...
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Using a USB camera deletes /dev/video0

Problem When I use the USB camera attached to my freshly booted Raspberry Pi 3, I'm able to capture a single image/video. But when I attempt to do this again, the camera (/dev/video0) seems to have ...
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Configuring camera with uv4l

I am using a USB camera and uv4l to stream the video to another machine. This is how I invoke uv4l: uv4l --driver uvc --device-id [bus:id] --config-file /etc/uv4l/uv4l-uvc.conf I want to configure ...