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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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PiCameraMMALError: Failed to enable connection: Out of resources (other than memory)

I'm doing a project where I connect the raspberry pi Zero with arduino, I hhave two sensors that help me to know health data in the arduino, an a Pi NoIR V2 camera in raspberry. When the conditions is ...
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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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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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Pi camera Openelec

I want to know if there is an add-on to launch the script for the Raspberry Pi camera on Openelec Kodi for the Raspberry Pi 3.
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OCR using pi and pi cam

I am working on an OCR project. I use raspberry pi 3(model b) for OCR. Can pi cam be used to detect texts?... Does pi cam provide sufficient clarity to detect texts clearly in an image? If so how ...
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CM Stream Dual Cameras simultaneously

I'm a beginner user. My goal is to stream low-latency dual cameras to pc, and then record&save the videos. Using the Compute Module & IO Board, I have done this: https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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Raspberry Pi Cam: Colours are falsified

I'm using the raspberry pi camera with this lens: http://www.ebay.de/itm/360371623979 When I take pictures, the center of the images looks as ist should look like i.e. the colours are normal. But when ...
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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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How to capture and send images from raspberry pi, which is in field to a website hosted with word press

I have a website (hosted by word press) and i need to capture and receive images form raspberry pi from the field to the website. is this possible? any valuable info will be taken
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CSI camera with 1/2" CCD sensor size

I've looked at quite a few raspberry pi CSI cameras and they all seem to use a 1/4" sensor size (Omnivsion CCD). I assume this is the case so that the same I²C commands can be used for communication ...
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How to cross-compile raspicam code?

How do you cross compile C code for controlling the Raspberry Pi camera on an x86 platform? I'm trying to create a unittest for compiling and testing the code on a generic x86 continuous integration ...
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Raspicam throws segmentation fault after 2nd retrieve (C++)

I have a script that continuously takes small pictures and compares the green channel, but when getting the 2nd picture it throws Segmentation fault. http://pastebin.com/CaUhSdP6 (line 37)
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How to turn off the CSI, and turn it back on again

I am using the Waveshare RPi Camera (F), which comes with two IR LED boards to enable nightvision (they look like two big eyes on either side of the camera 'nose' - at least that's what it looks like ...
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Can the Compute Module 3 support 240fps from the Pi Camera v2?

The Compute Module 3 supports CAM1 with 4x Lane CSI MIPI as does the official doc for the Sony IMX219 camera module. It has been explained in many places that the reason the standard Raspberry Pi ...
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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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Object detection by color [closed]

I just started planning a project including the raspberry pi . I have experience in programming but never used a pi before. In my project I want to do object detection by color. I need to classify the ...
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NoIR raspicam v2.1 not seeing in infrared but NoIR raspicam v1.3 does

I bought several raspicam v2.1's assumming they let IR in like previous versions, however I can barely see anything. See the picture for the comparison, top picture is v2.1 and bottom is v1.3 What is ...
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Camera adaptative live streaming

I would like to stream my Pi 2 camera content to web browsers, with player hosted on the same pi. I have built libav with hardware encoding, and nginx with rtmp module. Everything seams to work : ...
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How can I get the raspberry Pi camera working with c++ on OpenCV 3.2?

I was pleased to read about the addition of ARM support in the Opencv 3 change log, and decided to try installing OpenCV3.2 on my raspberry Pi. The installation appears to have been a success, and ...
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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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Raspberry Pi camera not working

I bought a Raspberry Pi camera. Yesterday it worked perfectly but today am getting an error when I type: raspistill -v -o test.jpg The error I get is: mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to ...
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Extremely low frame rate when using Opencv for face detection

I have just installed opencv and am following this tutorial to detect faces while displaying a stream. The frame rate is horrible - around 1.5 fps. Why? Code: from time import sleep from picamera ...
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Raspberry Pi NoIR V2.1 blurry image

I have an Raspberry Pi 1 and a NoIR V2.1. I also bought an IF lamp and with an slow enough shutter_speed the brightness gets good enough, but the image is really blurry. I created an image with the ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera v2 Setup with Mjpg-Streamer [Fluent settings] Needed

I have been working on installing raspberry pi camera v2 with mjpg-streamer to create a local webcam server. When I use my Microsoft HD 3000 Webcam, it is very fluent. But that uses input_uvc.so. ...
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Minimal sample program for for RaspiCam CV API not compiling

I try to use the OpenCV Interface of Raspicam (Version 0.1.3). A minimal example won't compile: Contents ofmain.cpp #include <raspicam/raspicam_cv.h> using namespace std; int main ( int argc,...
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Stereo vison with Compute module via SSH

I started working with a Raspberry Pi Compute Module and 2 PiCamera after long time. I lost all the notes about our old class project, I quite don't remember all our procedures Each camera is ...
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Python parallel processes for raspberry pi zero…possible?

I'm trying to setup a concurrent photo capture and immediate email of said capture (triggered by a PIR motion sensor) in a Python script. Basically what I'm trying to accomplish is to have my Pi take ...
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Should I use raspivid for longer videos and do I need a spacious MicroSD?

Can I record a longer video (2h+) with raspivid and store it on a USB drive (100GB+) while using a small MicroSD card (8GB)? Specifications: Resolution 1080p Framerate 30fps Format h264 I am not ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera Not Showing Preview Onto Touch Screen

I have a 2.8 inch touch screen that plugs into the GPIO pins on my Raspberry Pi 3. https://www.adafruit.com/product/1601. I have a raspberry pi camera that I attached to the pi. I am using the ...
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NoIR Pi Camera settings for night sky timelapse

I have a Pi NoIR camera and have been trying to timelapse film the night sky. I'm looking for the kind of effect you see where the stars all rotate across the screen in a half moon shape. I have all ...
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How can I save the video recording from the camera module to an USB drive?

I know that I record by issuing the command raspivid -o filename.h264 -t 100000 (film for 100 seconds) but how do I specify the directory at witch I want to store the file? Usb is at dev/sdb1
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Official Raspberry Pi 7 inch display power consumption

I bought the display along with the camera board v2 a couple of months ago to work on some projects with my Raspberry Pi 2 but only recently found the time to actively experiment. Now unlike the ...
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What languages support the Pi camera?

I have been looking around for languages that support the Pi Camera. So far i have seen that the Linux shell supports it (although not strictly a programing language), Python and C/C++. Are there ...
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How would I measure performance of Motion vs raspivid?

I'm new-ish to programing, and a total n00b to RPIs. I have a RPI 3, with the raspicam V2, and I'm trying to figure out which app draws less resources, between Motion ( http://www.lavrsen.dk/foswiki/...
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Can I save 4K video using RPI model 3 to SD card or stream them out via usb or ethernet?

I want to use my RPI as a IP camera to capture 4K images and stream them to another device or save them to SD card. Can I do this? Is RPI Version 3 capable of doing this? Is there any documentation ...
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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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Raspberry Pi 3 has less than 1GB memory available at OS level

I don't know if it is a critical issue or not. But, I need to get rid of the question marks in my mind. I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 board and while I was playing with it, I realized that ...
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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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How to use Raspberry Pi and Pi camera standalone like Arduino?

I am writing a python code to detect balls using RPi, Pi Cam, and OpenCV library. I am a newbie to RPi. How can I use Raspberry Pi standalone which works just like Arduino? Thus, there should be auto ...
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recording 2 videos of 2 different pictures

I'm using raspberry pi with python and I'm trying to record a video of : regular video stream a picture from that stream that showes a circle identification (using hough transform ) cv2.circle =...
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About raspberry pi noIR camera module

I searched for what is noir camera, but i am not clear with it . Explanation about noir is appreciable. For my project , i want the camera to monitor in both day and night time so that i should get ...
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Port forwarding ip problem

I've set up raspberry pi 2 and installed MotionEyeOS with the help of this guide My laptop is connected to wi-fi router and its ip address is static: 192.168.1.150. My router ip address is: 192.168....
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raspistill timelapse stops working after about 2 minutes

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B running Raspian Jesse Lite with the official camera board. When I try and take a timelapse, it runs for about two minutes, then stops. I'm running raspistill --...
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saving pictures file name as camera ID

I have 30 raspberry pi camera modules working in the same network. I am using pssh -h host.txt raspistill command to take pictures form all these modules simultaneously where host.txt contains IP ...
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Library to allow use of Pi camera in projects?

I've been looking for a library so that I can take pictures on the pi using the pi camera (not a usb webcam). I've tried RaspiCam but that is having issues compiling in visual studio 2015 (yes i'm ...
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Problem with raspi camera recording

I have this piece of code: #!/usr/bin/env python #coding: utf8 import RPi.GPIO as GPIO from picamera import PiCamera from time import sleep camera = PiCamera() # pin-count GPIO.setmode(GPIO.BOARD) #...
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transferring files from remote servers to local

I am working on a project for which I'm using 30 Raspberry Pi (B) camera modules in the same network. I can take pictures from all of these simultaneously and now I want to copy these pictures from ...
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Live streaming with Raspberry Pi Camera

How do I stream a live video on a display screen or monitor really quickly? Any ideas are welcome.
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Raspicam video tramsmission using WIFI Direct

I need that raspicam to transmit data using Edimax WIFI dongle to my laptop using WIFI direct method. so far I found out to make P2P/WIFI Direct in between laptop and RPI. But how to make video ...
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Fast Bayer Sensor Capture

I'm trying to get something like "live preview" based on the actual Bayer Array Pixels for precise high resolution measurements (I need high spatial resolution + 10 Bit data + some custom color scale)....