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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How to properly trigger multiple Raspberry Pi camera modules via GPIO?

I am working with three Raspberry Pi 3 B boards, which in turns have RPi camera modules V2 connected to each. I followed this very detailed post about triggering another Pi using GPIO pins and it ...
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Can the Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Zero be used in Raspberry Pi 3?

I wonder if this camera Camera Module for Raspberry Pi Zero also works with the Raspberry Pi 3? I could not find any information about its compatibility to other RPi models.
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Raspistill in manual exposure

I found that using raspistill or Camera py module I cannot set lower speeds than 1/30" (converted to nano secs). I want manual camera settings ISO = value and ss = value All is fine in daylights but ...
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Raspberry Camera V2 on Android [duplicate]

I have flashed android (can flash any version necessary to make this work) onto my Raspberry Pie 3 and would like to be able to use the Pi Camera V2. Ive plugged in the camera to the raspberry pi but ...
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How to send image to email which is captured by Pi camera?

I am new in Pi Camera and RaspberryPi. I want to send the captured image to email. How can I do it?
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How can I attach a Raspberry Pi Camera to my Pi for an image processing project?

I want to attach a Raspberry Pi Camera to my Raspberry Pi module for an image processing project. Basically, I want to enhance video in the dark. I am planning to do a project in which the video ...
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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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How to Auto-connect to wifi hotspot and auto-copy paste from one device to another device? [closed]

I have two devices both are compatible with wifi hotspot. One device is collecting pics continuously. When I bring other device with an open wifi hotspot close to the one above, is there a way to make ...
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Python multithreading and camera

I'm writing a python application which uses a PIR motion sensor to trigger the RPi camera (Rev. 1.3) and start a video. For this purpose I'm using the threading library, to achieve multithreading. At ...
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using an rpi as IP camera with minimal CPU usage?

I'm trying to get a pi happening as an IP camera, using a CSI camera module. I'd like to minimise CPU usage. I don't need motion detection, just to dump an image from the camera onto the network where ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Mounting on Wood

I'm working to make a MagicMirror for my girlfriend as a Christmas gift. I've got all the programming complete, however I'm still looking at what kinda of wood I'd need for it I've got a couple ...
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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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High speed photography using RPi Camera module

I'm trying to capture high speed water flow movement in a small dark chamber with a cool white 5 W high power LED as a flasher. My target is to achieve quick exposure using 0.8 millisecond light pulse....
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Raspberry Pi Camera read speed too slow

I'm trying to write image frames from Raspberry Pi camera 1.3v. I'm using PiCamera library. When I run simple code to preview the camera, it shows frames almost real time. import time import picamera ...
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How can I enable both the cameras on the Compute Module 3?

I am new to using Raspberry Pi devices. I have a problem with enabling the cameras on the Compute Module 3. When I run 'vcgencmd get_camera' I get the output 'supported=1, detected=1'. The ...
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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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How to predetermine the file size for a PNG image resulting from raspistill?

The Pi Camera v2 has 3280 x 2464 pixels, which gives 8081920 pixels. It is my understanding that a PNG-24 means the pixel supports a 2^24 color depth. It is also my understanding that a PNG-24 means ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't get the camera to work

When I run raspistill -o cam.jpg I get mmal: mmal_vc_component_enable: failed to enable component: ENOSPC mmal: camera component couldn't be enabled mmal: main: Failed to create camera component mmal:...
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Video streaming over Bluetooth from RPi3 to android app

I'm building a robot that is controlled using a Android app by sending commands over Bluetooth. I would like to also get a video over bluetooth to my android app from RPi3. My question here is, did ...
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Sync videos recorded from multiple cameras temporarily

I have videos captures using 3 Raspberry Pi cameras with the following timestamps, (each video is recorded for the same amount of time): camera1, camera2, camera3 0.000000,0.000000,0.000000 33.315000,...
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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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raspberry picamera throwing error PiCameraValueError: Incorrect buffer length for resolution 128x80

I've been running my camera for nearly over a month now, with brief halting throughout the past month, but recently I noticed my picamera was not taking any pictures, I checked the script and it was ...
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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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How do you extract the raw image from a JPEG taken by the v2 camera?

I'm very new to working with the Raspberry Pi. For a project, I must have the raw images taken by the camera instead of the processed JPEGs. If I take a raw image using: raspistill -r -o test.jpg ...
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Camera's LED is on, but no picture

Trying to connect original Raspberry camera to Pi 3. I have camera's red LED on, but no picture. vcgencmd get_camera supported=1 detected=0 What are the next steps I must do in order to find the ...
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MMAL failing to create camera component

I've been messing around with Raspicam and MMAL on my Pi 2 for a bit now and today when I tried to run my code, I got this error. Thought it might be my code, so I tried running one of the example ...
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raspicam c++ library

can you give me a tutorial like video or anything about how to use raspicam library...? i follow this url https://www.uco.es/investiga/grupos/ava/node/40 but still don't get it
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autorun picamera script in rc.local doesnt actually record video

I have the following code which I can run normally to record video, using python3 button_led_video.py, however when I put it into /etc/rc.local the camera no longer records video. Here is the python3 ...
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Viewing PICamera V2 via VNC

I'm using RPI3, Ubuntu Mate 16.04 and PiCamera V2. All is working well. While using VNC - I don't get any stream view ( raspivid, raspistill and Python ). Is there a way to config PiCamera or VNC to ...
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Should python picamera create multiple threads (PIDs) while recording video?

I'm recording video with python picamera module (See above code). import picamera video_length=180 with picamera.PiCamera() as camera: camera.start_recording("video.h264") camera....
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Why raspberry pi camera won't appear on rasp-config?

I am attempting to use OpenCV on my Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie. After installing OpenCV I connected my Raspberry Pi camera 1.3 to the CSI port but the camera's red LED did not light up. ...
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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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zbar with picamera only works once after boot

I'm using zbar with python on a raspberry pi to scan barcodes, using the raspicam. (Well I'm attempting to!) The first time I run my python program, it works fine, however, after that, any subsequent ...
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What is the solution to this error of OpenCV with video.capture() and it not correctly reading with video.read? (Completly new to raspberry pi)

I'm completely new to the raspberry pi and am looking for help with this same error I've been trying to solve for the past few days. I completely reinstalled OpenCV twice now from two methods on a ...
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PiCamera updating hflip and vflip more than once

I'm using python 3.4 with a raspberry pi camera connected through csi port on a Pi3. I'm trying to write a program which should control the PiCamera settings through a webpage with Flask. I'm trying ...
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UV4L crashes after failed WebRTC connection

I have a resin.io project and I'm trying to get WebRTC streaming to work. I used instructions from here to modify my Dockerfile. What I'm doing: Install UV4L software: RUN apt-get update &&...
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Camera delay reduce

I have a project with a raspberry pi zero w, and his camera, and I want to have a video stream and with less delay as possible, and if possible, a stream which can be started with a bash script. ...
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How to take stereoscopic images of moving target?

I am trying to build a raspberry pi device that will take a stereoscopic picture of a moving conveyor belt by simultaneously taking a photo from two separate cameras. Since the image is constantly ...
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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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Camera zooms in on preview and zooms out when taking a picture

VIDEO This is the script I run #!/usr/bin/env python from datetime import datetime from picamera import PiCamera from time import sleep camera = PiCamera() camera.rotation = 180 #camera....
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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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RPi-Cam-Web-Interface does not work properly after installing PiHole

I installed a RPi-Cam-Web-Interface using the default settings on my Pi 3. Everything went great, the Web interface worked. After installing PiHole - again with default settings - my web interface ...
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PiCamera fails after a while: Out of resources other than Memory

I'm running a program which records a 5 second video and analyses it every 30 seconds. The program runs for a while but after like an hour or so it fails saying ● clocktwist.service - My Pendulum ...
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getting two camera preview with raspberry pi compute module

You know raspberry pi compute module has two CSI camera inputs. I can connect two camera and activate both of them. I have a project with raspberry pi that I need to preview from both camera ...
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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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Camera frame rate appears to be not constant

I am working on a project with a Raspberry Pi 3B to record videos that I later want to analyse with software such as ImageJ or Python. The setup I am using consists of the Pi, connected to the camera ...