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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Raspberry Pi Zero W Semi Freeze

I want to use motion (https://motion-project.github.io) to stream video on a remote location with internet connection using the raspi-cam V2 on a raspberry pi zero w. Besides stream, the idea is also ...
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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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Pi Zero Raspistill error: Camera is not enabled in this build

I have a Pi camera V2.1 and a Pi Zero V1.3 with an adapter cable for the camera. I made sure to connect it correctly on both sides, metallic connections towards the green PCB. I have done a sudo apt-...
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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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Stich multiple videos to one HDR clip?

Hey :) I got a strange question: I´m currently working on building a GUI for the Raspberry-HQ-Camera and noticed that it is possible to record up to 3 videos at the same time. So my question is if ...
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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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Fast pictures with PiCam and Java

I was already searching through forums and this stack exchange but I couldn't find anything that helps. So here is my problem. I have written a program in Java that analyzes pictures and outputs ...
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How do you configure the Pi Zero to act as a USB webcam using the plug in camera?

There are lots of guides which tell you how to configure the raspberry Pi Zero as a mass_storage device or Ethernet device, most of these mention the ability to make the Pi act as a webcam but none ...
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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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Pi Camera (F) disable Night Vision on Day and use as normal camera

I have a Raspberry Pi Camera (F), Supports Night Vision, Adjustable-Focus and I wanted to use that to make a timelapse of some plants in python. python code for taking a snapshot: camera = PiCamera(...
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Data logger with SenseHat and timelapse Pi Camera code not running

I am trying to use a SenseHat and Pi camera to do some data logging. What I want my program to do is when run, it should collect sensor data and take a photo every 10 seconds. The issue that happens ...
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How to use/install raspberry pi camera on ubuntu os

I am wanting to use ubuntu v20.04 64 on my Raspberry Pi 4. I also what to be able to use the on-board camera. I have followed these steps to install and boot up my Rpi4 with Ubuntu: https://ubuntu....
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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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remove uv4l “software by http://linux-project.org” watermark

Using the Compute Module & IO Board, I installed uv4l. I'm just not sure why this "software by http://linux-project.org" watermark showed up only when I use Stereoscopic Vision. (No watermark ...
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Raspistill option “--stats”

Is this option still available? I have been attempting to use it but I don't see any information on the preview or the final image. Command used: sudo raspistill -st -ISO 150 -ss 1500000 -e png -o ...
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How to use raspistill on Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14 installed on my Raspberry Pi 2, and I'm trying to access the camera, but all the instructions assume raspistill is available, but that only seems to be compiled for Raspbian. How do ...
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How can I enable the camera without using raspi-config?

I am trying to use the raspi camera on a minimalized version of wheezy. The command raspi-config is not available. I have been able to do everything without it so far by editting /boot/config.txt or ...
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Rasberry Pi Cameras v USB Cameras

I'm trying to work out what kind of cameras would best suit my Pi. The plan is to use it on moving transport for some very basic image processing. Between the RasPi and the USB cameras, which ones are ...
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Raspivid dropped frames

I am trying to record a video at 30 fps using a Pi Zero W with the picamera v2 with: raspivid -t 10000 -w 640 -h 480 -fps 30 -o test.h264 -pts testTS.txt However, when I check the timestamp file, ...
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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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Taking pictures while streaming with motion

my Raspi uses the original raspicam and motion to stream security footage to my nas. This works great so far. I now want to additionally take a picture every 1 hour and save it somewhere. Obviously I ...
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Raspberry pi using dropbox as internet connected cam

I was trying to use Raspberrypi cam as an internet connected cam using Dropbox. But after I update the access token, the command prompt never ask type in the app key and app secret. And I try to ...
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Several USB camera does not work, but Raspberry camera does

I bought a Raspberry Pi camera (https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/camera-module/) and it works great. My problem is that there's no way to build a good-looking device with that camera. I've seen ...
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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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Raspberry Pi image is black with white vertical stripes

I've connected a Raspberry Pi Camera v2.1 to a Raspberry Pi 3 B+. I've enabled the camera interface. Using pi@raspberrypi:~ $ raspistill -v -o test.jpg raspistill Camera App v1.3.11 Width 3280, ...
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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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How can I check if the attached camera module is streaming

I have an octoprint server running on my pi to run my 3d printer, as well as mjpg-streamer for remote monitoring. I also have a usb light plugged into the pi because the whole thing is in a dark ...
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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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Can Raspberry Pi NOIR Camera see near infrared light (~1550nm)?

I wish to create a pattern using 1500nm laser and analyse the images.Will any Pi-Cam (NOIR) capture this? Link to research regarding camera characteristics with respect to wavelength upto 1500nm ...
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Does the camera automatic settings use CPU or GPU

I have simple questions: I am using a program (pikrellcam) that has a number of automatic cameras settings, e.g. white balance, exposure, etc; and I am wondering if this puts a strain on the CPU or ...
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Problem with Raspberry cam

I've mounted the raspi cam v1.3 onto my Raspberry Pi zero, enabled It via raspi-config ,when I run raspistill the window pops up for 5 sec showing the camera view but then if I try to run sudo I get /...
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raspicam slow for real-time usage

I am currently using a raspberry 3 model B and a raspicam version 1.2. I want to use it to detect colour using opencv. I'm taking input using imshow and then using image procesing to obtained the ...
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What resolutions can I use for the Raspberry PI camera 2? And how can you tell?

I'm working on a project with Raspberry Pi 3 and camera module v2. I'm using OpenCV and raspicam. I want to know the maximum resolution I can use. The datasheet says 3280*2464, but I get errors when ...
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White screen after selecting something in raspi-config

I wanted to activate the camera on my RPI 3 but in raspi-config when I selected the camera just a white screen appeared. Do I just have to wait or is something wrong? UPDATE: I'm on Raspbian ...
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How to get 10-bit depth black and white image from raspicam v2.1?

I am a little bit confused about image capturing by Raspberry pi camera V2.1 [1]. I work on the Raspberry pi 4 and I know how to get 8-bit depth black and white (BW) image from it on the C++ level ...
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Read Qr-Code from Raspberry Pi Camera in Browser with Flask

Im stuck with implementing a Qr-Code Scanner I found here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/23538522/scanning-qr-code-via-zbar-and-raspicam-modul I already managed to set up the Raspberry Pi ...
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Barcodes: Problem with OpenCV [closed]

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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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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How to calculate the battery usage of raspberry pi with 2 motor drives

We have a raspberry pi 4 with 2 12v motor drive L298, 5 ultrasonic sensors, and raspberry pi camera but we need to know how to calculate the battery usage of all these chips, could anyone help with ...
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Raspberry Pi Pi cam module

I am new to raspberry pi and I am planning to buy a Pi cam with night vision. My question is does the slot in raspi board for the pi cam is all the same for all the version of raspberry pi?
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OpenCV2 ---> OpenCV4

I have been working on a project from github, https://github.com/twilio/wireless-security-camera, that utilizes OpenCV. Now I haven't played much with OpenCV so this is trial and error on my part. ...
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Is Raspberry Pi Using the Same Coding and Encoding in Live Video Streaming as in Ubuntu and on other Machines?

Recently, I have been tagged to work with the Raspberry Pi 4, and with the action camera that I have plugged to work with it as a webcam. However, the Live Video that is streamed through Raspberry Pi ...
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OV5647 Camera: 60fps preview has bad quality

I have a camera module from arducam with an OV5647 CMOS CCD sensor on it (NOIR). This camera is connected via CSI interface to a Raspberry Pi 3A+. I would like to have a camera preview with HD (720p) ...
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Raspistill doesn't work well in low light

I am taking photos every hour during the day. Photos at night are very underexposed as you can see in my example. Here's the part of the python script that matters import os os.system("raspistill ...
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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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RaspiCam IVPort Dual Camera Multiplexer failure

I'm trying to design an RPi based system that should switch between two raspberry cameras. I just need to switch between the two cameras I don't need to mix their frames in any way. Moreover, in the ...
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Is the algorithm of processing raw data from PiCamera to get the JPEG that raspistill obtains opensource?

I'd like to learn how exactly the raw data from PiCamera are processed by the system to yield the final JPEG that raspistill saves. Is this algorithm available as opensource code? Or is it hidden in a ...
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How to get stream to function?

I recently started a project to make a 24/7 stream on my ras pi. I hooked up the camera module v2 any the system detects it. I updated and upgraded then installed motion. I ran sudo modprobe bcm2835-...

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