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Video streaming via motion jpeg, python3-flask, and the camera module

Recently I've been working on a project to stream video from one raspberry pi zero with a camera module to another with a small TFT display. The application demands that this stream has very, very ...
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Can I use my raspberry Pi camera underwater? [closed]

Hi i am new to using a raspberry pi and this will be my first project, i want to make a fish camera to put in my fishtanks to be able to watch them when i am away, will the camera be able to go ...
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Raspberry Pi camera doesn't work only displays red light

When I run my code, I get this error: No data received from sensor. Check all connections, including the Sunny one on the camera board The red light on the camera module glows, but doesn't ...
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PiCamera updating hflip and vflip more than once

I'm using python 3.4 with a raspberry pi camera connected through csi port on a Pi3. I'm trying to write a program which should control the PiCamera settings through a webpage with Flask. I'm trying ...
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How to take stereoscopic images of moving target?

I am trying to build a raspberry pi device that will take a stereoscopic picture of a moving conveyor belt by simultaneously taking a photo from two separate cameras. Since the image is constantly ...
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Camera zooms in on preview and zooms out when taking a picture

VIDEO This is the script I run #!/usr/bin/env python from datetime import datetime from picamera import PiCamera from time import sleep camera = PiCamera() camera.rotation = 180 #camera....
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Error With Taking Time Lapse Photos

I'm trying to take a time lapse using my pi camera but whenever I try and run the code using python the following error pops up: mmal: mmal_vc_component_create: failed to create component 'vc.ril....
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Old RC car too new [closed]

I have a old RC car/truck with a good battery. It's starting is 2 dc motors on the back wheels (Skid steering?). Am I able to use a Raspberry Pi, USB web cam and a USB wifi card to make a RC car that ...
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Raspberry pi camera start_preview() screen not shown? [duplicate]

Hello I've tried to see the preview of picamera via both VNC viewer and SSH from my mac, after I use something like camera.start_preview() I got <picamera.renderers.PiPreviewRenderer object at ...
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Latency on a Raspberry Pi camera

I'm making a flight controller and want to stabilize the x-y plane using optical flow, which requires almost instantaneous processing thus requires almost no latency. How much latency does the Pi ...
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PiCamera fails after a while: Out of resources other than Memory

I'm running a program which records a 5 second video and analyses it every 30 seconds. The program runs for a while but after like an hour or so it fails saying ● clocktwist.service - My Pendulum ...
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getting two camera preview with raspberry pi compute module

You know raspberry pi compute module has two CSI camera inputs. I can connect two camera and activate both of them. I have a project with raspberry pi that I need to preview from both camera ...
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PIR Module False Positivesq

All I am working with a PIR Module and a camera for a project to provide text messaging when motion is detected as well as taking a picture. I am seeing a large number of false positives from the PIR. ...
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Send image from one raspberry pi to another via socket

I am new to posting questions on this site so forgive me if this isn't in the best place or if I do something wrong. I have two Pi's and I am trying to capture images in a loop (giving me a video), ...
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Will a Raspberry Cameramodule v2.1 work with a Raspberry Pi Zero W board?

I am brand new to Raspberry Pi and I today purchased my first board, a Raspberry Pi Zero W. This one: https://www.electrokit.com/en/raspberry-pi-zero-w-board.54741 I also purchased a camera to go ...
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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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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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How to connect 2 Raspberry Pi Camera Module v2 to a Raspberry Pi 3?

I am making an underwater drone and want to use 2 cameras, in order to get depth perception. I want to connect 2 Raspberry Pi Camera Modules v2 to a Raspberry Pi 3 but don't know how.
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Transmitting live video over long distances with ethernet?

I'm having trouble thinking of the best way to transmit live video using a pi zero w and a camera module through a wired ethernet connection of around 100ft. (model 3 could also be used) I want to ...
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Camera Module V2 working on Raspberry Pi 3 but not on Raspi Zero W

I have a new Camera Module V2 that I tried to hook up with a new Raspberry Pi Zero W with this adapter cable. When I call raspistill -o test.jpg I get mmal: Cannot read camera info, keeping the ...
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How to minimize camera module?

I am developing a project with camera module. The camera will locate into glasses frames. It is similar as the following: https://learn.adafruit.com/prescription-snapchat-spectacles/overview?view=all ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera

I have purchased an Imported 1.3 5MP Webcam Video Camera Module Board 1080p 720p Fast for Raspberry Pi 2. On testing this particular camera on Iceweasel/Firefox, the camera quality was absolutely fine;...
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When I plug a USB camera in I get strange characters displaying on the screen

I have a raspberry pi B+ running the latest Jessie image (Linux raspberrypi 4.9.22+ ). I have a monitor, usb keyboard and usb mouse plugged into it. I also have a wired ethernet plugged in. No other ...
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Pi camera not working

I just got my Pi camera v2.1, took 1 test photo and 2 test videos, when I wanted to record another vid (10s) it was 1kb so I tried raspistill and got mmal: No data received from sensor. Check all ...
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How to access raw Pi Camera data?

I am trying to use a Pi Camera to take various pictures, but only if the overall picture is not pitch black or really dark (as I will mount it in my office and do not want it going while I'm away). I'...
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Night Mode with Rasperry Pi Zero Camera Module

I'm trying to take some pictures with the Raspberry Pi Zero and the optional camera module in pitch-black. I am wondering what the best options are to use when invoking raspivid. I have tried: ...
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Streaming video to a <video> tag

I have the Raspberry camera module, and I try to get the following setup to stream live video to a website: Html code: <video width="640" height="480" controls autoplay> <source src="...
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Pictures won't copy to thumb drive, “Duplicate image error” when none exists, empty folder

I used a raspberry pi 3 running Pixel to do a timelapse image capture using a python script that runs @reboot through crontab. @reboot sudo sh Timelapse.sh This runs a python script that camera....
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UV4L WebRTC from cellular network (no public IP)

I'm developing a project in which I have a Rpi 3 with camera and UV4L working with WebRTC. What I want to do basically is streaming Rpi camera to a browser using WebRTC, even if the Rpi is connected ...
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Raspistill picture washed out or complete green in direct sunlight

I've create a script to take pictures periodically using my Raspberry Pi Zero W and a camera module. The script works, but I find the exposure lacking. In sunlight, the pictures are washed out or ...
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Ways of getting video out of the Pi camera

I wonder what are all the methods of getting video out of the Pi camera. Reading this: http://wiki.oz9aec.net/index.php/Raspberry_Pi_Camera And this:https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/...
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Google Hangouts plugin iceweasel

I tried to make a video call using Google Hangouts running on Raspberry Pi 2 B Model with Chromium working on Raspbian 8. Everything worked well but the RPi-camera had very bad quality on Chromium. ...
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Installing Cam on Pi

I have just bought me Raspeberry Pi Camera and want to install Video4Linux on my Pi. I have updated my Pi with the latest SW, and I have extended gpu_mem to 128 on my Pi. I am ready to go...... I ...
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Any alternative script/software for long overnight camera recording sessions?

I have set up recently almost autonomous bolid (falling star) and satellite flare detector using RPi3 and NoIR v2. I have been using for some time Meteotux, which is really great but after recent ...
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Live stream to Youtube - sound sync

I have Raspberry pi 3 model b. I stream video and sound (from dedicated camera + usb sound card) to Youtube by command: raspivid -o - -t 0 -vf -hf -fps 30 -b 600000 | ffmpeg -i pipe: -f alsa -ac 1 -i ...
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Is it possible to send camera data from a raspberry to a RS485 board?

I've been trying to send the data from my camera that is connected to my raspberry pi to the RS485 board. Since the RS485 board is connected to the UART, then I tried to send the data like just ...
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Using a salvaged laptop camera

I was disassembling an old laptop yesterday and saved the camera. I could not find any information about the camera on the internet. I want to connect that camera to my Raspberry Pi (1 B+) via GPIO ...
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PiCameraMMALError: Failed to enable connection: Out of resources (other than memory)

I'm doing a project where I connect the raspberry pi Zero with arduino, I hhave two sensors that help me to know health data in the arduino, an a Pi NoIR V2 camera in raspberry. When the conditions is ...
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Can't enable Raspberry pi Camera

I have encountered a problem which am not suppose to but i inserted my raspberry pi camera in the the camera slot on the raspberry and powered the raspberry pi but didn’t get the window option that ...
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Pi camera Openelec

I want to know if there is an add-on to launch the script for the Raspberry Pi camera on Openelec Kodi for the Raspberry Pi 3.
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OCR using pi and pi cam

I am working on an OCR project. I use raspberry pi 3(model b) for OCR. Can pi cam be used to detect texts?... Does pi cam provide sufficient clarity to detect texts clearly in an image? If so how ...
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Picamera get back from “Out of resources (other than memory)”

As the picamera has a lot of flexilibity, I have integrated it using boost::python to my C++ program. In my application I create a PiCamera() instance at the beginning in order to continuously update ...
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always-on security camera, uploading to cloud, looping video recording/saving

I'm trying to get started on a raspberry pi security camera project. It would function akin to a dash camera, with the following features: Always recording and saving 3-5 minute files Once the folder ...
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CM Stream Dual Cameras simultaneously

I'm a beginner user. My goal is to stream low-latency dual cameras to pc, and then record&save the videos. Using the Compute Module & IO Board, I have done this: https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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Raspberry Compute Model 3, is hardware opensource and approach to integrating HD camera on board?

Im planning to build a home security video surveillance to record video and stream it. This is a personal project but I want to approach it with a production ready mindset, as a challenge for myself. ...
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How to capture and send images from raspberry pi, which is in field to a website hosted with word press

I have a website (hosted by word press) and i need to capture and receive images form raspberry pi from the field to the website. is this possible? any valuable info will be taken
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OpenCV real-time object tracking

I've been playing around with my Raspberry Pi model 3 including the camera v2. I've managed to install opencv Python and run some code such as detecting various objects or properties of different ...
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How to test camera hardware on the Zero

I have a raspberry pi zero and a NoIR camera and the cable to attach the two. I followed this tutorial (or one similiar) to add WiFi to my Zero and it works. However, when I plug the camera in, it ...
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4-5 (multiple) USB Cameras on one raspberry

please do allow me couple of silly questions: I have a project, where I need to monitor space with about 4-5 cameras to monitor a domestic coal boiler / fire room. All cameras do not have to be "on" ...
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USB camera not working with uv4l Video4Linux

I would like to install a babycam with my Pi so I need video and sound. After searching I found that Video4Linux might be the best. So I installed a fresh copy of Raspbian Jessie on my Pi 3, attached ...