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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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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Publish to iCloud from Raspberry Pi?

I'd like to use the Rasp Pi Camera to take a picture of my plant and then publish to my iCloud account. Q: What is the best way to publish to iCloud from a Raspberry Pi? Thank you.
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HQ Camera with GPI Case

I have a Rbpi 4, 4gb with a HQ camera sensor on its way. I looked at the GPI case, very cool design. Could I use its buttons for camera purposes? Like code them to; turn on/off, shutter/record button? ...
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NOIR Camera V2.1 not working in the dark

The camera used to work with pink shade in the morning and even in the dark without additional leds the last time used. I recently used it after a long time on a new system and noticed that it was ...
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Installing libjpeg62-dev for using modprobe bcm2835-v4l

I need to use the Raspberry Pi camera with OpenCV. For that, I have to run sudo modprobe bcm2835-v4l. But for that, I need to install it. I did it on another RPi a while ago, but I forgot the whole ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ XRDP Very Slow!

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and I just installed xrdp on it. I wanted to do this so I can do some ROS projects. But just after using RDP to log in to the Pi, I was welcomed with a painfully slow desktop....
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CM3+ and RaspiCam V2 issues

I'm trying to use two RaspiCam V2 with CM3+ and Computer Module 3+ Development Kit board. I followed instructions provided in official links: Raspberry Pi OS with desktop and recommended software ...
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Hardcoding timestamps onto image/video frames with the picamera library

My goal is for videos and images to have timestamps on them for an application I'm writing which uses the Python picamera library. My current implementation modifies the annotate_text attribute using ...
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kiosk mode buster lite Pi Br2

I am trying to view my Octopi PiCam on a PiB2. I followed the guide here: https://die-antwort.eu/techblog/2017-12-setup-raspberry-pi-for-kiosk-mode/ Everything has went fine, no errors, no crashes. ...
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Rpi Camera in ubuntu server 20.04 raspistill working, but python picamera and c++ raspicam not

I have been able to get the rpi camera v2 working on ubuntu server 20.04 (64bit) by using raspistill. However I am having trouble getting it to work with the python package picamera and the c++ ...
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HQ Camera V4L2 - bad set of scene mode causes camera controls to become unresponsive

I have been playing with these cameras for some time using opencv/raspicam to control the camera. The raspicam/opencv interface allows setting the gain, this is dubious because there is no manual set ...
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Can i stream camera to a remote server?

In my project i have to stream a low FPS and low-resolution live camera to an external server, because i am not able to port forward the pi's network. Is it possible to set up a remote server and ...
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Trouble with PiCamera video recording

I wrote this basic code today. I am learning still so it's not very neat. import sys import io import time from time import sleep import datetime import RPi.GPIO as GPIO from picamera import PiCamera ...
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I2C lines doesn't work when the camera is enabled on Kernel 5.10

I'm using a Raspberry CM3L+ module on CM3-Panel hardware. This hardware works with no problem with the latest Raspberry OS (January 11th 2021). I tried to upgrade the OS to move to Kernel 5.10: sudo ...
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Raspivid Overlay

I have been struggling for the past week to come up with a method to overlay text on a Raspivid preview. I have my raspberry pi connected via HDMI and simply want to overlay sensor data (in the form ...
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difference between raspivid/raspistill and raspiraw HW access

Are there are fundamental differences in the way raspivid/raspistill and raspiraw access the camera HW. Browsing the code they all seem similar and use mmal components to process/display the images. (...
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Distorted Images from Raspberry Pi Camera Ubuntu 20.04

Hardware: Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Ubuntu 20.04 64-bit Raspberry Pi Camera V2.1 I'm using OpenCV's VideoCapture to capture images using the Raspberry Pi camera module, as the picamera module isn't ...
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Camera provides striped image - what's wrong?

I've been using the raspi cam for some time now. I was using it inside a machine, to take photos from what's going on there. As far as I can tell, the cables are all attached as they should be - but ...
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Problem with crontab -e. Does not saving photos using autorun

Does not save photos using auto-launch in crontab. I use Python 3 or raspistill, they work well for photos when a monitor is connected. #!/usr/bin/python3 # BEFORE USING THIS SCRIPT. # ...
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ROS Webcam Stream Really Slow

I am trying to stream the images from my camera to a laptop via ROS. Here is my setup: Raspberry Pi 3B+ with USB Webcam. It is running ROS Noetic with usb_camera_node An Ubuntu 20.04.1 laptop with ...
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OpenCV VideoCapture not working with GStreamer plugin

Running the following code on my raspberry pi 4b with the camera v2 and OpenCV installed via pip install opencv-python I have no issues: import cv2 cam = cv2.VideoCapture(0) cam.isOpened() # True ...
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Opencv is only showing first image rather than showing live continuous images

I am trying to run a live pedestrian tracking code with HOG and opencv on a raspicam. Whenever I run it, it takes about 20 seconds before the image frame appears and it only shows the first image it ...
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No camera preview

I have a problem, when I write the command "raspistill -o desktop/image.jpg" in the terminal there is no output. How can I solve this problem is urgent... and btw the Geany programming ...
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Raspberry Pi Noir V2 used to work before, but now gives wrong/washed out images

The camera initially worked perfectly. But I had to twist the cable to fit my camera somewhere. After that it worked for sometime, but after a few days, it started to give wrong images. Is the cable ...
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How can I use camera in raspberry 64 bit

raspberry pi 4(ram 4g) raspberry buster 64 bit pi camera I tried and knew that raspistill or pi camera doesn’t work in 64 bit os. (64 bit os is beta version so It doesn’t support it) Is there any ...
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mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC

when using NoIR camera: rapivid -v camera work but colour of frame varies with the lighting. when using IR camera: raspivid -v resulting: mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ...
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change text size and position of annotate in a video

I have a script to record a video and it annotates the datetime on the image every second. However, the annotation is a bit too large for the resolution so I want to change it and make it smaller. I ...
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How to operate the camera on raspi3?

My material: Raspberry 3 + camera (official) purchased together and never used before Validated interfaces: ssh, vnc serial-console and camera Added software: Apache, php, mariadb phpmyadmin I took ...
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Hang on boot when enabling camera on Model 1 A

When trying to enable the camera on an old, first-generation RPi, with the latest Lite image, you get the following message from raspistill: mmal: mmal_vc_component_create: failed to create component '...
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How can I stream the pi camera stream from my raspberry with python?

How can I have a stream like rtsp, that is accesible in a program on another computer?
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Measuring latency in video streaming with Rasp Pi4

I'm a new to Raspberry Pi. I am using the camera modules of rasp for video streaming in a local network. I'd like to measure the latency between capturing the image and showing in the laptop. And ...
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Can't run raspistill on Ubuntu 20.04 (rpi-4)

My system Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal Raspberry: Raspberry 4B Raspberry Camera: V2.1 $ uname -a: Linux ubuntu 5.4.0-1022-raspi #25-...
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How can I specify the format of a picture as a MIME-type?

I use a simple code that saves pictures from the picamera as a jpeg. But i want to save the pictures as a MIME-type, which should be possible according to the API, specifically as a .tiff-format. Can ...
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How to reshape the output stream of the script to make it work for a cvlc stream using Python?

stream.py needs to be changed: import sys import cv2 from picamera.array import PiRGBArray from picamera import PiCamera import time RES_W = 640 RES_H = 480 camera = PiCamera() camera.resolution = (...
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Pi Zero W loses WiFi Connection when streaming video feed from camera

Background: Pi Zero W with Raspbian 10 (buster) installed. I have a small script that runs a local flask server that streams the video feed from a NoIR Picam at 480p. script and process described here ...
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Why this command works correctly in command line but doesn't in autostart file?

This command works in command line but doesn't in autostart: raspivid -t 10000 --segment 2000 --output video_%d.h264
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Which is more efficient for raspistill: `-vf -hf` or `-rot 180'? (Raspberry Pi Zero W)

According to the official documentation, With the camera placed upside-down, the image must be rotated 180° to be displayed correctly. The way to correct for this is to apply both a vertical and a ...
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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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