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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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How do I run picam?

I am trying to use picam on Raspi 5 with an atteched camera module and I get the following error: /home/myUser/picam/picam: error while loading shared libraries: libcamera.so.0.1: cannot open shared ...
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Control the robot and show the Livestream in the same time

I want to show the Livestream behind the buttons without pressing "link to video feed" This is the html code: LIVE STREAMING - Surveillance Robot a { ...
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RPI4B OV5647 Camera black screen!

Hi i recenlty bought a camera for my RPI4B but for some reason it's not working, whenever i enter libcamera-hello or rpicam-vid i get this error new@raspberrypi:~/rpicam-apps $ rpicam-vid [0:13:59....
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Why raspberry pi sometimes stalls after executing "vcgencmd get_camera " Command?

I frequently use vcgencmd get_camera command on the raspberry pi, It gives the following error- vc_gencmd_send returned -1 vchi_msg_dequeue -> -1(22) And then raspberry pi hangs. I then executed ...
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Aligning NoIr images and RPI RGB images

I was wondering if given a picture from a RPI NoIr camera and a RPI RGB camera, how can the two images be aligned. From what I understand the NoIR camera when used with the blue filter stores near IR ...
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Not able to connect to a simple stream from CSI camera to network

I have been battling with motioneye in all manner of configurations, and wanted a simple solution until the python3 branch becomes stable (hopefully with support for the pi CSI module). I was ...
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How do I directly process live raw camera data on the GPU without it passing though the CPU?

My understanding of the how a Raspberry Pi camera attached to the CSI port of the Pi works is that the raw data from it ends up directly in the GPU where it is slightly processed and compressed before ...
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Can't get rpi camera module v3 working on my rpi 0w

Is there a specific command that can tell if I even connected the camera CORRECTLY to my rpi (so hardware issue can be ruled out)? Using this command it seems the rpi is detecting the camera on ...
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Pi camera to be activated when rf waves are detected

My cars have Fastags (RFID based cards) installed on the windshield. On the highway, on every toll booth there are rfid scanners that reads my card and deduct the payment. Since there is a possibility ...
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Raspicam stops working after one year

I am using two raspberries (rpi 4) with cameras (HQ cam) to make a timelapse of a house build. The raspberries have been mounted without any hardware changes for over 2 years now. They are in a remote ...
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Pi Camera V2 not working

When I type the command vcgencmd get_camera, I get the following output: supported=0 detected=0, libcamera interfaces=0 And when I type the command libcamera-still -o test.jpg, I get the image ...
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Solution to Picam(s) poor auto exposure with Motion?

i've got pi-cams: v1, v1 IR, v2 NoIR, v2 IMX219-D160 wide, and none of them can dynamically adjust it's auto-exposure/brightness by itself, when used as CCTV by Motion. they somewhat try but outputs ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera v2 not detected for Octopi on Raspberry Pi 3

I've searched all over the internet for a solution to my problem, but it seems like every route comes up short for me. Again, I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 with a Pi Cam v2, and using PuTTy as my SSH. ...
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How to adjust Raspberry Pi 4B's v3 camera to make target full screen by tuning autofocus-window and lens-positiion parameters?

I am using Raspberry pi 4B's v3 camera to record teacher's teaching in classroom. I am using following two command to record h264 images and wav voice: libcamera-vid -t 7200000 -o picture.h264 arecord ...
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Rapsberry Pi Camera v3 issues

I want to make a Rpi4 8GB livestream 2 camera feeds over 4G (SIM7600X module). One camera is a generic action cam and the other one is a PiCamera v3, which I have issues with. I'm running Raspbian ...
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PI camera is not working

Dear Raspberry Pi Community, I am reaching out to seek insights into an issue I've encountered with the Raspberry Pi camera across three Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) units, one of which was just recently ...
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Very low fps when using Opencv

Relatively recently I started writing a project in which faces are detected through raspicam in python using opencv, but the result disappoints me, I get literally 5 fps, but if you remove face ...
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How can i use picamera module 3 on google collab? i am using raspberry pi 4 b

I tried running it by inserting the camera capture code snippet in collab , but it is not detecting the pi camera
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Picamera2 raw capture limited to 15 FPS

I have a Pi 4 with the High Quality Camera. I'm trying to capture raw frames with Picamera2 using the camera's 2028x1520 2x2 binning mode. I'm using camera.sensor_modes[2], which says it has a maximum ...
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How to handle shots with Picamera2?

I'm looking for code to handle shots with Picamera2. I want: Take photo with the camera Show plan on screen for x seconds Save photo as jpeg image. I try the code below but can't find how to adjust ...
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Trouble capturing images from a Raspberry Pi camera using Python

I am having trouble capturing images from a Raspberry Pi camera using Python. The following code works fine the first time, but fails to read data from the camera on subsequent attempts: # shotFoto.py ...
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Recording high-framerate video with libcamera-vid, camera module v3 and rpi 3B

UPDATE: According to this issue, it seems that 120fps with the camera module v3 is only possible with a RPI 4, so this kind of answer my question. I'm not sure how to handle this case (self-answering ...
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ENOSPC Error with Camera Module V3 on Raspberry Pi 3 B

I bought an Pi Camera Module 3. I have an Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2. I get the ENOSPC error when trying to use the camera with raspistill: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ raspistill -o t.jpg mmal: ...
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Camera flash with Picamera2

Is it possible to have Picamera2 trigger a flash when taking a picture? In an older version of my project I used a v2 camera module. I got flash working by creating a device overlay to define the ...
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Raspberry pi camera module 3 works only on libcamera

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 3b+ and Camera module v3. After days of troubleshooting, I got the camera to spit out images on the libcamera CLI. But, I can't create a picamera.PiCamera object in ...
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Real time video processing in raspberry pi 2

Hi i am planning to do real time image processing using opencv python for a differential drive bot using raspberry pi 3 B, what are the factors do we need to consider(like video stabilization, etc...) ...
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Raspi camera module V3 with Octopi

Recently purchased raspberry pi camera module 3 NOIR. My plan was to use it for octopi (octoprint), however, i tried my best but couldn’t make it work, and followed many of pages on net but no result (...
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Rasberry Pi 3B+, PiCamera 1.3, Camera not detected

I have attached the ribbon cable from the Raspberry Pi CSI port to the Camera, and have ensured the connections are not loose. I use the vcgencmd get_camera command and it returns: supported=1 ...
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Raspberry Pi cannot allocate memory for libcamera image [duplicate]

Good morning, I am having some difficulties with the Raspberry Pi camera v2.1 I just received. My Raspberry Pi is a Pi 3 Model B v1.2. I am getting this error: Unable to request 3 buffers: Cannot ...
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What is the magnification of the stock lens used in Rpicam V2?

I'm trying to get the overall optical magnification of my digital microscope and wondered if the lens built in the Rpicam v2 has any magnification. Does anyone know this specification? Thanks!
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Adding LUTs and film grain overlays to raspicam

learning python and such by coding and building a camera using the High Quality Camera. Being able to code physical inputs to control the various camera functions was a major win for me, so I don’t ...
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Using Pi to check mipi clk?

I'm using the Pi 4 compute module to connect to a IMX219 camera using the mipi interface. Well, actually putting the mipi through a FPGA interface first but the basic question is: Can I use the Pi to ...
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unknown control 'rotate'

I have recently purchased a Raspberry Pi Camera Rev 1.3, and I'm trying to rotate it to 90 degrees, then its not able to rotate. Its just rotating it to 0 degrees or 180 degrees below is the command ...
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HQ camera hanging after gpu_mem is increased

I just recently got a Raspberry Pi HQ camera and wanted to operate it using a python script. I initially tried to take full resolution pictures using the default gpu_mem=128, but the program crashed ...
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How to create a surveillance system using an IP camera?

I am completely new to this whole Raspberry Pi thing, but I would like to create a surveillance system with an IP camera. I have a Dahua Technology Model: DH-IPC-HDW1220SP camera that I connected with ...
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HQ Camera shows artifacts / raindrops

A newly bought camera shows the following symptoms: Pictures without an objective / without a lens show some unwanted artifacts: Picture of the sensor surface / the green slice: Picture (with an ...
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How to tell if the Pi Camera is connected?

Simple question, but searching did not return an answer. I have a Pi4 and a Pi Camera. This camera is not USB and does not appear in lsusb output when it is working. # lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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Raspberry Pi camera coding questions

I've been coding a little portable Pi camera using a Raspberry Pi Zero, the HQ camera module, and a WaveShare 1.44-inch screen. I've succeeded in programming a button to take a photo, and a button to ...
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Raspberry pi HQ camera PNG capture taking a long time at full res

Does anyone know what factors the PNG capture takes a long time (16 seconds in well lit conditions and size 11MB) to capture at full sensor size (4056x3040) using the HQ camera? Is it mostly ...
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Motion terminating immediately

I have set up my Raspberry Pi 3 model B v2 and the Raspberry Pi camera module 2.1. The camera works, I can take pictures with raspistill and access them via SSH. Querying the camera properties with ...
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Raspberry Pi HQ camera exposure time jumps at 1 second

I am trying to build a timelapsing program in python, which analyzes the picture and determins the exposure, based on which it corrects it's shutter speed using a polynomial regression. But I got ...
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Motion exiting without any error (USB web camera)

I am trying to use Raspberry pi as a web camera streaming server. I am following this tutorial which uses Motion tool. When I start the motion service, it exists without giving me an error and when I ...
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Pi Camera 1.3 not detected despite v4l2-ctl listing it

Before you say that I haven't searched the internet, whenever I type "pi camera not detected" I literally don't see a single unclicked result. I am slowly breaking apart. PI 4 (8gb), V1.3 ...
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Missing raspistill

raspistill seems to be missing in 5.10.63+ kernel (raspibian), the only option is to use libcamera. Since I need the raspistill environment, how can I manually install it?
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Why can I not use my picam v2?

pi@raspberrypi:~ $ raspistill -o test.jpg gives me the error below. I am trying to set up the camera with octoprint. mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC mmal: camera ...
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How can I connect Rasberry Pi to internet via a 4G network?

I want to connect Rasberry Pi to internet via 4G network. The idea of my project is to take a picture (or stream a video) with Rasberry Pi camera and send it to a distant cloud (say a Docker container)...
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HQ Camera: Save as BMP file not working consistently

I've been working on a project using the HQ camera where I want to take a small bitmap image (100x100), do some analysis on the bmp file, and using that information determine whether that exposure ...
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What's the minimum Raspberry Pi that can display the output from the Raspberry Pi camera at 30fps in real time?

Setup: A Raspberry Pi of some kind (TBD depending on answers to this question) A Raspberry Pi camera of some kind (TBD depending on answers to this question) A 1080p television, that will be ...
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Turn old phone camera into raspberry pi camera

I don't really have the chance to get a raspberry pi camera. But I have tons of old phones and tons of phone cameras. Is there any way I can turn them into a camera that works with raspberry pi ?
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Extending PiCam with CSI to HDMI issue

(Links to Amazon are not affiliated, or endorsed, but strictly to show the devices used) I wanted to extend my PiCam distance from my RPI3B, and purchased a CSI-to-HDMI module ( https://www.amazon.com/...
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