Questions tagged [picamera]

For questions involving the python picamera module used with cameras that into the CSI jack on the board. For questions about use of the camera hardware itself, use the 'raspicam' tag.

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pi camera V2.1 digital zoom

The Rpi camera V2.1 is 8-megapixel that mean it's maximum resolution is 3266 x 2450. I would like to record a video in 720P resolution using this camera. My question is.. maximum how much I can do ...
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iPhone camera module connection type

I am trying to see if there is any possible way to adapt these salvaged iPhone camera modules to be usuable on any Raspberry pi computer? If anyone is familiar with these and has had any success with ...
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Turning off auto settings in picamera to remove persistent white spot in photos

I'm using the Arducam 5 Megapixel camera (meant for Raspberry Pi) because it has the capability for changing the lenses, and using the picamera module to run it (in Python 3). I'm taking pictures that ...
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How to read rPi camera hardware information that which type of camera sensor( imx219 or OV5647) is being used in camera module?

I want to read the camera hardware spec to ensure which type of camera sensor (like imx219 or OV5647 etc) is being used in the rPi camera module for camera module v1 and v2. Is there any method to ...
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Camera access in docker container is generating errors / locking

I am trying to build some machine vision software inside docker containers, it has worked previously, but now both devices are not able to access the camera. It seems to be a configuration/update ...
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Ending a camera video stream in Python / threading

I’m very new to Python and have been struggling with the code for a wildlife camera project on the Pi. I’ve managed to get the PIR sensor and automatic camera capture working, but I’d like to have a ...
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NoIR camera - Photo and and video frame size looks different

I'm trying to create a feature matching script using NoIR camera. What I'm doing is take a picture using and compare it with the real time video feed. Everything works fine but the the live video ...
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RPi Camera starts going white

I bought a RPi Camera V2 from amazon yesterday and when I tested it today it started going white and then flashing colors like a disco party (rave starts 8 seconds in): https://imgur.com/a/QK5VL22 ...
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Split video using picamera and gps

I'm using a picamera to record video when the gps signal read a speed of 0 km/h, so every recording has a different length that i can't know in advance. How can i split the videos every 30 seconds?
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picamera web streaming and image capture

I am a total python novice so please bear with me... I have combined a couple of the picamera advanced recipes to try and web-stream and take pictures simultaneously. everything works correctly, ...
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Pi freezes when running a script

I'm trying to set up a trap camera using a brand new Pi Zero W with Raspbian Buster but it freezes when I run the python scirpt. originally the code was a bit complicated with multithreading, email ...
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Avconv streaming to URL - need help

I'm trying to learn as I go but haven't managed to come up with the answer to my issue here. I'm trying to stream to a URL using the 'pi-camera-connect' package and the 'avconv' package. The video on ...
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Raspberry pi 3b + not booting up after connecting with Raspberry pi Camera

I am using Raspberry Pi 3 b+ for 3 months. I connected the pi using laptop Ethernet SSH connection. Yesterday i connected raspberry pi camera to the raspberry pi and enabled the interface setting ...
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Binding PiCamera stream to GstWidget

Well, today I began to program in Python and I'm doing a graphical app with PyGtk in Anjuta. My first objective is to get the stream of the PiCamera in a window. But I'm getting problems to manage the ...
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RPI 8MP CAMERA BOARD RASPBERRY PI CAMERA BOARD V2

I setup my raspberry Pi with a RPI 8MP CAMERA BOARD RASPBERRY PI CAMERA BOARD V2. I'm using MotionEyesOs and Synology Surveillance Station. I don't understand the camera, unless I'm wrong should ...
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How to trigger a capture using Picamera when a particular event occurs (for eg, whenever a specific object appears in front of the camera)

I want to trigger an image capture every time a tyre of a set of moving vehicles appears just in front of the picamera. Is there any way to get this done automatically every time a tyre appears in ...
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PiCamera with TensorFlow using parallel programing

I would like to run a continuous stream with the PiCamera on the Raspberry Pi 3 and also do other computations in parallel with this stream. I only have to take from that stream(process) the object ...
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picamera error the second time I run camera.capture(output,'yuv')

I'm getting an error the second time I run camera.capture(output,'yuv'), what am I doing wrong? my code: from time import sleep from picamera import PiCamera from picamera.array import PiYUVArray ...
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Execute Python-Script on MotionEyeOS

I've recently created a Card with MotionEyeOS for the Raspberry Pi. I've tested motioneyeos already on DietPi and the normal Raspbian, but it didnt worked with the original Raspberry Pi-Camera. In a ...
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Is raspberry able to retrieve/store some n time prior a trigger with multiple cameras?

I came across a project idea which I think would demand a lot from a raspberry pi and arduino hardware capabilities. From my understanding, a master raspberry could be used to trigger n slaves through ...
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picamera how to detect darkness

I'm trying to detect the darkness using picamera. I guess I have to capture an image and elaborate it pixel by pixel getting the brightness or color value and if it is beyond a threshold that I ...
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Cannot turn web streaming into a function

I'm working on a project with my Raspberry Pi 0 and a camera. I'm writing my code in Python using the PiCamera module. This file handles setting up the camera and Starting Web streaming. I had no clue ...
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How can I set up video calling with out the video lagging 3-5s? (lag is local to the pi, before transmission to other clients)

I am doing video conferencing on my Raspberry Pi 3b+. I have tried both Google Hangouts, Google Meetings and Jitsu but the best (GM with resolution set to low at both ends) still have a 3-5s lag ...
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Barcode decoding with pyzbar on raspberry pi

I am using pyzbar to decode barcodes on Raspberry Pi 3 using Pi Camera v1 (resolution 1296x972). Qr codes are decoded very well. When decoding two dimensional barcodes (CODABAR), the success rate is ...
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My Raspberry not recognize my PI-Camera OV5647

The last time that I worked with my PI-Camera OV5647 all was perfect the camera worked well, but now i try to do a preview but the camera is not recognize by the Raspberry Pi and shows me the error: "...
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Opencv VideoCapture much faster than PiCamera

I am trying to process frames from my V2 RPI Camera at high framerates and am stuck with the picamera module. The VideoCapture class from OpenCV seems to be much faster than using PiCamera....
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Shutter speed and exposure time of picamera

Is it possible to control the exposure time and shutter speed of raspberry pi camera. If yes, how ?
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Send camera video via 3.5mm TV output to video transmitter (5.8GHz)

I have got a Raspberry pi 3 b+, a simple camera connected to it, and a pair of video transmitter and receiver. What I want to do is to send the video signal (the video recorded by the camera) to the 3....
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PiCamera vs VideoCapture

So I have a project that requires Computer Vision (video stream). But when I want to try my Pi Camera (not USB), there's two method that I can use. They are PiCamera.capture_continuous and cv2....
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Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement donkeypart_picamera

I was trying to install donkeypart_picamera but then I'm getting an error pip install donkeypart_picamera I get this error ERROR: Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement ...
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How do I access pixel values from a raspberry pi camera?

I am writing an AI program in Python on a raspberry pi, where I need to access raw individual pixel values from a raspberry pi camera. I really don't want to save the picture, I want to process the ...
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PICamera white balance difference between preview and capture

Below is a screen shot of the preview and the captured image of the same scene taken from a single PICamera at the same time. As you can see the one on the left (the capture) is noticeably bluer than ...
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Wide angle lens for Raspberry Pi v2 camera

I am looking for adding a wide angle lens to the Raspberry Pi v2 camera. Googling helped me locate a 3D printed lens holder and lens that I can attach to the v2 camera. Now I have the M12 lens and the ...
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Picam and USB serial comms issue

Are there any known issues with serial comms & the Picam module? When I have a serial channel open (over USB) & write to it whilst viewing the input from a Picam on screen, the view port will ...
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Issues with picamera

Hi I am having issues with my picamera, I have installed everything and enabled the camera but when I run the code and try to open the picture taken it says that it contains no data, does anyone know ...
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Simultaneous frame processing and Live stream video using PiCamera and RPi

I am building an application for Real-time Video analysis using Deep learning and so far am successfully able to, Capture set of frame [with PiCamera@4fps/ 10 Sec Video] using picamer....
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Using raspvid to stream to PC, I can see data on PC received but how to work with in openCV?

I am using PiCamera on my PI. I am executing this command on the PI: raspivid -n -t 0 -w 640 -h 480 -fps 30 -o - | nc 192.168.0.12 5000 On my computer (windows), executing this command: nc -l -p ...
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Can you use the PiCamera library with a camera that is isn’t the PiCamera like the picture?

!camera that I want to use(https://i.stack.imgur.com/GUJ2q.jpg) I’m having some issues getting this camera to work, getting told that I need to check the SUNNY chip that as far as I know is only on ...
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How do you transmit image data and input data from Pi to PC?

I am currently working on a university Raspberry Pi RC Car Project that deals with image collection along with key user input data. What i cannot seem to understand from various tutorials online is to ...
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Taking and Saving images fast! with Raspberry Camera

I want to design an autonomous RC car using Raspberry Pi B+. To achieve this I have to collect training examples (images) and commands to drive the car autonomously. The problem is I send commands ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera live output presentation

I am trying to setup a Raspberry Pi with Raspberry Pi Camera to output to the image local HDMI monitor. I can get that with raspivid -t 0. However what I want to do is format that live video image to ...
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CM3 Two Camera Previews, one “hangs/freezes”

First time forum poster here, but I hit a wall in debugging this issue. Thank you in advance for any input! Issue: I am using two instances of raspistill preview for two hours on two Pi Cameras V2 ...
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Altitude will only work one time then spits 25000m? Camera also pausing every second

I'm working on a code for a High Altitude Weather Balloon and I wanted the camera to start recording after a certain Altitude. The first output of information is correct but then it spits out wrong ...
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RPi camera OCR,and save output in variable (pyhton with tesseract)

I want to make a python code for the raspberry pi, with the tesseract OCR engine, that it keeps reading text from the camera in realtime, saves in a variable, and sends output to Arduino. Is there a ...
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Should motion detection use images or still frames?

Some Context For a project I'm working on, I'm creating a security camera that detects motion. When the camera has detected motion, it checks again to see if that motion was caused by a human. This ...
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Raspberry Pi IR camera light sensor access

I am trying to use the light sensors on the the raspberry pi IR camera as a light sensor to determine if light is exposed or not. Is there a python picamera command that could access these light ...
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PiCamera Minimal latency between real world event and digital data presence

Using a picamera, what is the best latency one can achieve from a real world event like an led lighting up and the Pi/MCU 'knowing' it has occured(by extracting image data)? I would also be ...
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Camera feed sent through TCP socket gets stuck sometimes

I am getting the camera feed from a camera on a Raspberry PI to the computer using a TCP socket to use it for openCV. It works well with minimal delay. However, sometimes the frame gets stuck(freeze) ...
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PI NoIR camera very bright picture outside

I'm trying to use the PiNOIR camera, in the 4th floor of a building, I'm trying to film outside I see black image, or white very bright image. How would I resolve that issue ?
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Explain how to correctly warmup the camera

I get that we need to let the camera warming up to set AWB and other automatic stuffs, but, how and when ? I see people using time.sleep(1) or time.sleep(2), and regarding to discussions, this seems ...