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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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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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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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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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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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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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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runing command on startup

I need to execute this command on the RASPBERRY PI bootup cd RPi_Cam_Web_Interface && ./install.sh and also follows dual ENTER keys with 5 seconds interval for each.
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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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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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Raspberry Pi camera randomly freezes / crashes SoC

I use my Raspbery PI model B for capturing images for a timelapse. I capture an image every 30 seconds (roughly) using the build in raspistill command within a simple bash script seen below: #!/bin/...
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Camera module in Raspberry 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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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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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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Stereo camera frame synchronization/genlock (video or still image)

I need to frame synchronize a stereo camera for a computer vision application. The synchronization should be on a millisecond level possibly. I would like to get about 10 FPS either as video or still ...
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Using other camera modules to build custom webcams

I have three old iPhones (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and an iPhone 4) that I recovered from family members that were going to throw away. I had the 3GS so out of curiosity I disassembled it and recovered a ...
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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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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 ...
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Could not find an image captured using raspistill on raspberry pi

I ran the command raspistill -o image.jpg can someone tell me where is the image storred
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one RPI's capability to multi-task with complex Image Processing

I, as part of a project, have decided to implement a small scale version of automated collision avoidance system. I chose to go with Image based object detection. After initial research, I figured out ...
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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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PiCameraNotRecording exception when trying out PIR script

So I was trying out this exact same script in this answer https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/46513 but when I tried to run it (for the second or third time) it gave me this exception: Exception ...
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Safest way to write images at a high framerate with Raspberry Pi

I'm planning on setting up a timelapse camera with the official raspberry pi camera v2 using raspistill. The frequency of the captured images is relatively high (10+ fps), but I do NOT need realtime ...
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Raspberry pi camera send by 3G usb key

I have a Raspberry pi 3 with a connected EG usb key on it. The communication is established and works well. In an other part, i have configured my Raspberry with a pi-camera. I can see in local ...
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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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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 ...