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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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What is the shortest light wavelength in nanometers (nm) that a raspberry pi camera can capture?

I would like to use a Raspberri Pi with camera to capture short-wavelength ultraviolet light from a UV led diode. I would like to use an UV led with light invisible to the human eye (less than 390nm ...
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Camera gets hot, how much power should it dissipate?

I planned to add the chinese NoIR RPi camera in a birdhouse. First tests revealed, that the camera module heated up to 65 ⁰C. The IR LED's were very warm too. How much power is dissipated by the ...
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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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RPI 3 Motion detected apparently because of the light

I recently turn my Raspberry 3 into a surveillance camera with the official camera. Whenever a motion is detected I receive an email with the video. It works pretty well but I realized that I received ...
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How to properly configure python PiCamera settings for use in an ice hockey rink?

Ive been building a sort of "Raspberry Pi GoPro" device that hooks onto the end glass of a hockey rink and records the action on the ice so I can go over video from my skates and work on technique. ...
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PiNoir Camera - using rolling shutter

As far as I know, the camera chip in PiNoir camera has a rolling shutter. This basically means that the camera records the image line by line, waits for all the lines, and returns them as a single ...
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Picamera slow capture

I am using raspberry pi camera on CSI2 interface on Pi3. I have performance problems. I simplified the code to only capture module and it takes around 0.5 sec. What is the solution? import time ...
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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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Image artifacts in raw TIFF from Pi Camera disappear when I first save as DNG and then convert. What gives?

I'm trying to use the Raspberry Pi plus the NoIR Picamera module V2.1 to collect raw (bayer-filtered) IR images for NDVI analysis of plants (programs written in Python). So far, I haven't found anyone ...
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Green image with rpi picamera

The following code generates a green image in raspberry pi with picamera. import picamera with picamera.PiCamera() as camera: camera.resolution = (1280,960) camera.exposure_mode = '...
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Take images as quickly as possible from RPi Camera and send to MATLAB for processing? [closed]

I'm using an RPi camera module in conjunction with an RPi 3 (Stretch) to track quick motion - I want to capture images as fast as possible (quick = minimum 30 fps) and send to MATLAB image by image ...
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Is there a way I can increase the shutter time in rpi zero camera v2.0?

I am using a raspberry pi zero camera v2.0 and I need to increase the shutter time to get more photons and images in raw format. How can I achieve this? Thank you.
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Raspberry Pi Camera uv4l stream a recording at the same time with Picamera

Im using uv4l to stream from my raspberry pi, and it works perfectly but if i wanna use a python script to record while streaming i'm getting this error: mmal: mmal_vc_port_enable: failed to enable ...
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Is it possible to use ribbon camera input as additional USB/ethernet port?

I have an Raspberry Pi Zero and I wonder if I can get more USB ports without concentrator :?
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Can Pi's GPU be used for RAW to JPEG conversion?

I have captured few RAW images using my PiCam v2.0. I want to convert these images to JPEG and analyze the time taken by GPU, which has the Image Signal Processor, for performing this conversion. As ...
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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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How to stream and store video from Raspberry Pi camera and watch it live

I want to create a live video streaming through raspberry pi which can be integrated with my website. The stream must be an open standard so that it can be easily played on any JS video player with ...
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Why does raspividyuv need sudo?

I'm running Arch Linux ARM on my RPi 1B. I'm trying to pipe raspividyuv's output to a program that I've written and it seems that I can't run raspividyuv without root privileges. raspivid works fine ...
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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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Stereoscopic capture (2 cameras) on Raspberry Pi 3?

What's the best way to connect 2 cameras to the Raspberry Pi? Is it true the only way to do it is with the compute module? Can you use 2 USB cameras? Can you use a multi-camera adapter like this? (...
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Is there a python picam gui out there?

Before starting to code a new GUI in tkinter (or something similar) for picam, I was wondering if there is something already available. What I am looking for is a simple GUI to set the picam ...
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ERROR opening V4L interface: No such file or directory

Environment information (cat /proc/cpuinfo): processor : 0 model name : ARMv6-compatible processor rev 7 (v6l) BogoMIPS : 697.95 Features : half thumb fastmult vfp edsp java ...
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PiCamera long exposures

Revisiting this issue Raspistill in manual exposure I found that the shutter time of the photo I got from this command raspistill -ss 6000000 -t 30000 -o long_exposure.jpg is 6 seconds as ...
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Pi cam over SSH or VNC

I am new to raspberry pi and have started a project. I have a pi 3 and I am making an infrared night vision remote controlled car with a infrared pi camera I found on Amazon. So far everything is ...
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Pi zero with Pi can video steaming stability issues

I wanted to setup my pi zero and pi camera as a rstp streaming cctv camera. I tried motion, but this ran the pi at 100% cpu utilisation and I didn't need motion capture as a I have a seperate (motion) ...
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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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accessing raspberry pi camera from raspberry pi 3 with android os

I successfully installed Android 7.1.1 using this tutorial. But I couldn't find default camera app inside it. Also, I pluged raspberry pi camera (B) rev2.0 on it and installed my own android app but ...
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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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Random Raspbian crash on Raspberry Pi Zero W + RaspiCam

I have raspbian installed on my RPI Zero W and I wrote simple bash script to make photo on raspicam every 30 sec. (I also have ds1307 to have RTC when RPI is offline) I add to my crontab: @reboot /...
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OpenCV and PiCamera problem

I want to get photo from raspberry pi camera in python and i tried this code and it's works for me: for filename in camera.capture_continuous('img.jpg'): test_img = cv2.imread('img.jpg') But ...
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Installing mmal motion on RPi

I have been trying to install motion on my Pi3, only to be chasing library errors at every step. None of the tutorials seem to say what flavor of Pi OS to use. I am beginning to wonder if I chose ...
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Will long-term viewing of a sunny sky hurt the Pi Camera?

If a recent model Pi Camera faces the sky for months or years, is there anything known about damage to the sensor from long term exposure sunlight? Of course I know this might not be advised, but I'm ...
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raspivid with awb off gives black image

I want to turn off auto white balance for my raspivid stream. However, when doing that, the image turns completely black. Why? And how do I fix this?
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Why does the PiCamera() preview start bright and then immediately get dark when using a low frame rate and high shutter speed?

I'm adjusting some of the PiCamera parameters to make it work well in low light. However, when I preview the camera (in low light) the image starts off looking great and then immediately darkens. ...
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Cannot enable Rasberry Pi camera

Whenever I try uploading a code to run my camera it says camera not enabled , therefore I activated my camera from the rasberrypi configurator which did not work as well , also updated camera using ...
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python-OpenCV cv2.videocapture window shrinks

I am trying to get a simple opencv-python video capture to work which shows the live stream of the camera however when i run the code the camera window frame opens up and then immediately shrinks into ...
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Execute raspistill from Python

I was trying to capture images using the Python picamera module and was always getting Timed out waiting for capture to end error (See this question). Since the shell command raspistill works fine, I'...
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Unable to capture image using the Raspberry Pi Camera Python

The raspistill -o image.jpg command successfully captures images. But when I try capturing from a really simple Python script, I get an error. The script is from picamera import PiCamera cam = ...
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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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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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