Questions tagged [raspicam]

The CSI interface camera from the Raspberry Pi Foundation available in a natural colour and a NoIR version without infrared filter, latter is suited for night vision and other special applications.

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Stich multiple videos to one HDR clip?

Hey :) I got a strange question: I´m currently working on building a GUI for the Raspberry-HQ-Camera and noticed that it is possible to record up to 3 videos at the same time. So my question is if ...
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picam shoots blank images

Raspberry picam is showing blank white images on raspbian buster.The raspberry picam was working with jessie.I tried raspistill -o test.jpg and got a blank white square in test.jpg. https://drive....
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Automatic KeyStone Correction of RPI CAM

I'm requiring a camera to be pretty close to a screen (100 mm perhaps) and off to the side of the screen so it isn't in the way. Easy enough except of course I'd get severe keystone errors. So my ...
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HQ Camera crashes OpenCV application on Raspberry Pi 4

I have been developing an object tracking application with OpenCV 4.3.0 and C++. I am using an actively cooled Raspberry Pi 4 2GB RAM and the HQ camera module. Twice when I ran the program, I ...
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raspistill does not stop taking pictures

I wanted to take a single picture with raspistill, but it writes a file every ~11 seconds and does not stop. The command is: raspistill -t 0 -q 90 -dt -w 1920 -h 1080 -n -fli 50hz -o /media/pi/...
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Issue with installing RPI Cam Web Interface

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2 with a Raspberry Pi Camera V2. Fresh install of Buster on my microSD card. Only thing I've changed is the desktop background. My aim is to use ...
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Smartphone Camera Module as Camera for Raspberry pi

I wanted to ask if it was possible to hook the Camera of my old Galaxy J5 2016 (Picture) up with the Raspberry Pi. The Connector has 17 pins on each side and should be CIS. On the back of the Camera ...
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Pi Camera (F) disable Night Vision on Day and use as normal camera

I have a Raspberry Pi Camera (F), Supports Night Vision, Adjustable-Focus and I wanted to use that to make a timelapse of some plants in python. python code for taking a snapshot: camera = PiCamera(...
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Data logger with SenseHat and timelapse Pi Camera code not running

I am trying to use a SenseHat and Pi camera to do some data logging. What I want my program to do is when run, it should collect sensor data and take a photo every 10 seconds. The issue that happens ...
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How to use/install raspberry pi camera on ubuntu os

I am wanting to use ubuntu v20.04 64 on my Raspberry Pi 4. I also what to be able to use the on-board camera. I have followed these steps to install and boot up my Rpi4 with Ubuntu: https://ubuntu....
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Raspistill option “--stats”

Is this option still available? I have been attempting to use it but I don't see any information on the preview or the final image. Command used: sudo raspistill -st -ISO 150 -ss 1500000 -e png -o ...
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RPI4 Camara module v1 - Slow FPS in python script

I'm doing a project that needs a python script to capture and process an image at 3-5 FPS. I'm doing some initial tests and my Camera Module v1 can only capture at 0.85 FPS @ 320 * 240 (also tested at ...
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Rasberry Pi Cameras v USB Cameras

I'm trying to work out what kind of cameras would best suit my Pi. The plan is to use it on moving transport for some very basic image processing. Between the RasPi and the USB cameras, which ones are ...
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Raspivid dropped frames

I am trying to record a video at 30 fps using a Pi Zero W with the picamera v2 with: raspivid -t 10000 -w 640 -h 480 -fps 30 -o test.h264 -pts testTS.txt However, when I check the timestamp file, ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Semi Freeze

I want to use motion (https://motion-project.github.io) to stream video on a remote location with internet connection using the raspi-cam V2 on a raspberry pi zero w. Besides stream, the idea is also ...
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Taking pictures while streaming with motion

my Raspi uses the original raspicam and motion to stream security footage to my nas. This works great so far. I now want to additionally take a picture every 1 hour and save it somewhere. Obviously I ...
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Raspberry pi using dropbox as internet connected cam

I was trying to use Raspberrypi cam as an internet connected cam using Dropbox. But after I update the access token, the command prompt never ask type in the app key and app secret. And I try to ...
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Raspberry Pi image is black with white vertical stripes

I've connected a Raspberry Pi Camera v2.1 to a Raspberry Pi 3 B+. I've enabled the camera interface. Using pi@raspberrypi:~ $ raspistill -v -o test.jpg raspistill Camera App v1.3.11 Width 3280, ...
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How can I check if the attached camera module is streaming

I have an octoprint server running on my pi to run my 3d printer, as well as mjpg-streamer for remote monitoring. I also have a usb light plugged into the pi because the whole thing is in a dark ...
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Does the camera automatic settings use CPU or GPU

I have simple questions: I am using a program (pikrellcam) that has a number of automatic cameras settings, e.g. white balance, exposure, etc; and I am wondering if this puts a strain on the CPU or ...
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Problem with Raspberry cam

I've mounted the raspi cam v1.3 onto my Raspberry Pi zero, enabled It via raspi-config ,when I run raspistill the window pops up for 5 sec showing the camera view but then if I try to run sudo I get /...
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raspicam slow for real-time usage

I am currently using a raspberry 3 model B and a raspicam version 1.2. I want to use it to detect colour using opencv. I'm taking input using imshow and then using image procesing to obtained the ...
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What resolutions can I use for the Raspberry PI camera 2? And how can you tell?

I'm working on a project with Raspberry Pi 3 and camera module v2. I'm using OpenCV and raspicam. I want to know the maximum resolution I can use. The datasheet says 3280*2464, but I get errors when ...
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White screen after selecting something in raspi-config

I wanted to activate the camera on my RPI 3 but in raspi-config when I selected the camera just a white screen appeared. Do I just have to wait or is something wrong? UPDATE: I'm on Raspbian ...
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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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Raspberry Pi Pi cam module

I am new to raspberry pi and I am planning to buy a Pi cam with night vision. My question is does the slot in raspi board for the pi cam is all the same for all the version of raspberry pi?
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OpenCV2 ---> OpenCV4

I have been working on a project from github, https://github.com/twilio/wireless-security-camera, that utilizes OpenCV. Now I haven't played much with OpenCV so this is trial and error on my part. ...
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Is Raspberry Pi Using the Same Coding and Encoding in Live Video Streaming as in Ubuntu and on other Machines?

Recently, I have been tagged to work with the Raspberry Pi 4, and with the action camera that I have plugged to work with it as a webcam. However, the Live Video that is streamed through Raspberry Pi ...
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OV5647 Camera: 60fps preview has bad quality

I have a camera module from arducam with an OV5647 CMOS CCD sensor on it (NOIR). This camera is connected via CSI interface to a Raspberry Pi 3A+. I would like to have a camera preview with HD (720p) ...
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picamera.exe.PiCameraIOError: Failed to write 291840 bytes from buffer to output <picamera.stream.BufferIO object at 0x62f70c60>

Using the PiCamera Advanced Recipies in the link I am trying to capture the image to a numpy array. My code basic lines of code are. final_image = np.empty((height , width , 3), dtype=np.uint8) ...
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RaspiCam IVPort Dual Camera Multiplexer failure

I'm trying to design an RPi based system that should switch between two raspberry cameras. I just need to switch between the two cameras I don't need to mix their frames in any way. Moreover, in the ...
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Is the algorithm of processing raw data from PiCamera to get the JPEG that raspistill obtains opensource?

I'd like to learn how exactly the raw data from PiCamera are processed by the system to yield the final JPEG that raspistill saves. Is this algorithm available as opensource code? Or is it hidden in a ...
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How to calculate the battery usage of raspberry pi with 2 motor drives

We have a raspberry pi 4 with 2 12v motor drive L298, 5 ultrasonic sensors, and raspberry pi camera but we need to know how to calculate the battery usage of all these chips, could anyone help with ...
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How to get stream to function?

I recently started a project to make a 24/7 stream on my ras pi. I hooked up the camera module v2 any the system detects it. I updated and upgraded then installed motion. I ran sudo modprobe bcm2835-...
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Non Native Raspberry Pi Camera

I am trying to set up this camera to my raspberry pi 4. The fact about this camera is that, according to the seller it's different than the normal v2 cameras that we typically install on raspberry pi ...
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Raspistill turn all auto off

I was woundering is possible to turn off everything automatic on raspberrypi camera using raspistill, I know it is posible to set specific value for some modes like awb, ex ... I am having problem ...
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I just want to ask if there is any camera module (pi cam) that can do both nightvision and day recording?

I'm planning to make a project with a raspberry pi and pi cam as a toy car surveillance. IP cam is commonly used, so I was thinking if the pi cam has the same features with the IP cam such as the ...
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Where did /dev/video0 go?

The Pi camera in my Pi Zero W stopped working. Possibly because /dev/video0 vanished. Can anyone say why? In the meantime I have these three devices instead .. pi@easy:~ $ ls -l /dev/video* crw-rw---...
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Raspberry Pi Camera V2 resolution reduced

I am testing my Raspi Cam V2 on raspi model 4B running buster, I was able to get 1080p videos at 30fps and it supported the below formats $ ffmpeg -f v4l2 -list_formats all -i /dev/video0 [...
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Why does raspistill take 10× more real time than the shutter time I set?

I've installed the camera module v2.1, and now I'm trying to make long-exposure photos with it. I seem to get correct results, i.e. the image is bright enough corresponding to the large exposure time, ...
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Need troubleshoot fix my Raspberri Pi camera

So my MotionEye setup works fine, but after like 24 hours everyday, when I go connect the IP address it won't connect for some reason... And I can see that the Raspberry Pi3 and the Camera is working, ...
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Raspberry Pi - Line Scan like image

i got involved in a small hobbyist project in which a small ball has to be detected through a small gap. Accordingly there are only a view "lines" of a picture usable to find the vector "through" the ...
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Desire line mapping with Raspberry Pi and Python

Desire lines normally refer to paths created by humans as a result of excessive use, as that path is the most efficient form of transportation. So if I mount my Pi Camera looking at an intersection, ...
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Is it possible to power IR light module from 3.3v GPIO

Welcome, i've got a question that is bugging me for quite some time lately. I've got RaspberryPi zeroW with ZeroCam camera module (without IR filter). To get it to work in dark I bought IR LED ...
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Is it possible to change video resolution while recording?

Is there possible to change video resolution from 640x480 to 1640x 1232 while is recording and vice versa?
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Segmentation Fault On Pi Zero when trying to run executable which is compiled on rpi4

I have a SD card that works fine on raspberry pi 4. Raspbian Buster(Version: September 2019) was installed into the SD card and I did a project which is including boost, opencv, raspi-cam libraries. ...
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To play a pi camera

I am trying to play a picamera in raspberry pi 4 using vlc with raspivid/raspistill. When I give a command: sudo raspivid -o cam.jpg then some errors come, mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to ...
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Picamera: intermitent purple snowstorm - EMI or software issue?

I have recently tried a NoIR camera in my new appartment and started getting this strange interference, see photo below. I comes and goes randomly but happens mostly at night in a dark room. Sometimes ...
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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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How to run piCamera script in rc local?

I have created a simple python script for the pi camera which works when run as is. the file is located in ~/Destop/python cameratest.py import picamera import time camera = picamera.Picamera() ...

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