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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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Picam noir issue

when I try to take a picture using my Pi Camera this error message is returned: raspistill -o image.jpg mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC mmal: camera component ...
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Options to start timelapse sequence in the morning and stop in the evening, then repeat on Pi Cam Web UI?

Hi all I've been using Pi Cam with Web UI on RPi3 (with naturebytes build) for a long term timelapse (9 months). I've been successfully shoot timelapse for the past week but it shoots the whole day ...
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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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Rpi camera as webcam has low quality

I want to capture high quality images from RPI using Chromium and the Rpi camera as webcam. If I take photos with raspistill I can get 8MP quality. I'm trying to do the same within the browser but ...
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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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Barcodes: Problem with OpenCV

I'm an absolute beginner with Python, but unfortunately I have to reach in a RPI project within 20 days. My task is to build a Barcode-Scanner. This is the code I want to use: github: loleg/iotcam.py,...
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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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Best setting for taking a moving car and capture plate at night - rpi3 raspicam v2

I want some help to set the best settings for getting a video at night of a moving car without blur (I need to see the plate) I'm using an external IR illuminator, so the plate is brights. I'm using ...
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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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Multiplexer vs RPI Compute Module for stereo camera?

I am looking to capture images simultanously using 2 picameras (tried USB the FPS is low). It seems like there are 2 options: Raspberry Pi compute module 3 with IO board which gives 2 CSI ports(...
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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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Text overlay over video stream when saving to file system

I'am using raspberry pi zero as controller which communicate over UART with external board with five sensors. What I need is a way to save video stream from raspicam to filesystem with embedded text (...
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Camera Module v2 stops working when using raspicam C++ API

I'm experiencing a strange behaviour of my Camera Module v2 when using the raspicam API in my code. Here is what I've done: I've downloaded the last version (0.1.3) of the raspicam API from https://...
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Camera module in rasberry pi 3

I'm using Rasberry Pi 3 along with a camera module. The camera is being detected but when I run raspistill to save an image no data is received. I checked the connection at both ends. Is the ...
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Raspberry Pi Live Stream + Image Capture

I'm wanting to set up a camera using a PI. This camera will capture images of vehicle registration plates when motion is detected, to be checked and validated. Is it possible to both live stream and ...
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How to broadcast command across network?

I have an Apache server running on one Pi and also hosts a PHP script that gives the Raspistill command to take a photo. After running through the problems of permissions, I finally got the Pi to take ...
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Record raspivid and shut down safely

I'm new to Raspberry Pi tinkering and I'm trying to make some slight changes to the Adafruit 'Raspberry Pi Wearable Time Lapse Camera' project. Instead of the camera taking pictures at a given ...
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Running openCV C++ file from python in Raspberrypi

I'm creating a object and color detection robot. Here in this case, I'm using C++ to run the camera and process the image with openCV in C++, but before I run the Camera, I want the robot to move and ...
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How to install raspistill on Ubuntu Core?

I would like to be able to take pictures with the Raspberry Pi camera while running Ubuntu Core (Snappy). How can I install/enable the camera? This question is about Ubuntu Core, not Raspbian.
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Raspistill slow to trigger?

I'm trying to trigger "many" raspberries together, while using raspistill is only for testing, i'm wondering why taking a picture is so slow, i made a test and, at the same time as i hit enter on this ...
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Dependencies fail to install, cannot install picamera on pi3

When I run apt-get install python3-picamera it fails with different dependency issues like: files list file for package 'libparams-util-perl' is missing final newline or files list file for package '...
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Can I record a 24 hour video on the Raspberry Pi with camera module?

Given that I have an SD card with sufficient capacity, is it theoretically possible to record a 24 hour video with a camera module or is the recording duration limited? Has anyone tried this? Do you ...
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navigator.mozGetUserMedia() returns “Starting video failed”

I am trying to use my Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi Camera to join a WebRTC session in the browser. I was able to set up a WebRTC server on my Pi through this tutorial and I am able to start/join a ...
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NoIR V2.1 camera auto white balancing

I have a Raspberry Pi NoIR V2.1 camera. I am working with the NIR (940 nm) LEDs and I saw that I was getting funny/weird colors, so I assumed that it is due to the white balancing, so I switched off ...
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pure python mjpeg streaming?

I tried the mjpegStreamServer from here but it doesn't seems to work... First of all, most times, after run it throws errors: — Exception in thread Thread-1: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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How can I stop the overlay of images between my pi camera and FLIR camera?

Totally newbie here, I'm trying to do a project with the FLIR sensor and a Raspberry Pi. They provided me with some code that turns on both the Raspberry Pi Camera and the FLIR sensor and overlays the ...
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Pi Camera v2.1 not working

I already checked out the other answers on StackExchange, and followed every step of this guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/raspbian/applications/camera.md, as well as the referenced ...
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Syncing Image Capture on Raspberry Pi 3 Using Picamera V2

I am currently attempting to synchronize four raspberry pi 3s using Pi Camera V2s to take photos of a stopwatch at the same time. I am using a function generator to send a signal to the GPIO pin. The ...
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Raspbian Picamera web stream and record

I've been searching this for a while and I found a few posts that look interesting but it doesn't do what I really want. I am trying to set up a Raspbian security camera that records the video to a ...
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Stream mjpeg (or any other format/method) from my Pi 3 camera to another server in AWS

I am looking to "tunnel", "forward", "bridge" an mjpeg stream from mi Raspberry Pi 3 to a server I have on AWS (Linux). I have currently tried the UV4L packages to stream video in my LAN and I have ...
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How to use raspicam with Visual Studio 2017 and C/C++

In Visual Studio 2017 I created a new project using the cross-platform linux Blink (Raspberry) template. This compiles and runs perfectly and the debugger in the Debug->Linux Console also works pretty ...
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PiCam Not Working (At All)

As I recently bought the Picam, I tried capturing an image with : raspistill -v -o file.jpg But I got this error : "No data received from sensor. Check all connections, including the Sunny one on ...
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How to send live video frames from Raspberry Pi to my Computer

I need to send live video frames from my Raspberry Pi with a PiCamera (or USB Camera is fine too) to my Computer. From my computer, I will use the frames for Image Processing and Computer Vision using ...
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Can't start picamera at Raspbian startup

I want to run an opencv-python program at Raspbian startup. The program is to capture images continuously from picamera and do some image processing using opencv and display it in full-screen mode. ...
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Wired transfer of live video between 2 raspberry pi's

How can I send a live video from a Raspberry pi to another Raspberry pi, using an optical fibre, not using WiFi or other wireless communications? I need to send a live video recorded by a camera, ...
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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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How to use raspistill on a Raspberry Pi 3 from Ubuntu

How do you enable the camera module in Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Raspberry Pi 3? This is similar to my earlier question, except where that was for the Raspberry Pi 2, this is for the 3. I ran ...
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Can I set the camera's shutter speed for video?

I need to have a low shutter speed to be able to capture a light that is only on for a few milliseconds each frame (light synced with camera fps, but only want it to capture when the light is on). How ...
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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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Why is my pi camera v2.1 detected but not taking pictures?

Thanks for your help. Yesterday I moved my Raspberry Pi cam v2.1 with the rpi robot chassis and the camera won’t take pictures. But, the day before, the camera functioned properly. Why do you think ...
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Python picamera exposure_mode night not working

This program is coded within Python. As I wanted to get my raspberry to be aware of the current time(night or day) and being able to upload a video that is using night vision from the normal cam....
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Raspberry Pi 3 and V4L2 C++ Capture Code for JPEGs

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with the latest Raspbian Stretch, and the Sony 8MB official camera. I can save a good looking JPEG with the following commands: v4l2-ctl --set-fmt-video=width=2592,height=...
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RPi video streaming through a VPS

I have a VPS and I want to use it as an intermediate server so that users can have access to the video stream of RPi Camera remotely. I searched many posts and most of them are about setting up a ...
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How can I control a RaspiCam with the display CSI?

I was working with a RaspiCam on my 3B+ when something in the hardware broke. The Pi does not recognize my cam anymore. But when I connected it to the display CSI the LED on the cam started glowing. ...
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First frames of video from Rasp Pi camera have a high exposure

When I record video using the v1 of the Rasp Pi Noir camera the first few frames/second have a very high exposure (very bright) and then it settles down to a reasonable exposure setting. Because the ...
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build a minimal camera (OV5647 + microSD + ?)

I want to use the OV5647 camera module to start to store data (as soon as it is fed, I don't know yet whether in photo or video format) to a microSD choosing a specific rate and resolution (e.g. ...
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Access RPi's camera stream in OpenCV C++ (Qt)

I've setup my Raspberry pi 3 B with uv4l and have access to the video stream on http://(raspberry-IP):8080/stream address. Now, I have Qt5(C++) and OpenCV installed on my main computer. How can I ...