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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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 ...
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How can I install raspistill/raspicam on a distro that doesn't include them?

I'm using a pi distro that includes the proper kernel and everything, but not raspistill or raspicam. How can I install these?
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Camera not turning on with Raspberry Pi 3B

My Raspberry Pi Camera is turned ON when connected to the Display port (Red LED is turned ON) but when connected to the Camera port it is not turned on (Red LED is OFF). The camera is also not ...
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Pi Camera preview not showing and image not being captured on laptop

I just started working on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and have set it up on my laptop. I have connected it using an Ethernet port with a VNC Viewer. In my project I need to capture images during the ...
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Picamera record video in one resolution and take stills in three other resolutions

I looked into the documentation of the picamera and wondered whether there would be a way to use the splitter option to have the picamera capture a video in 640x480 and asynchronously capture stills ...
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Shielded camera cables? (Not the HDMI adapters)

Do such items exist? Apparently it's a MIPI CSI cable, but I can't find anything other than the standard ribbon cable and the HDMI adapters. Using the standard cable at 2 meters just isn't reliable.
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Raspberry Pi Camera

I have purchased an Imported 1.3 5MP Webcam Video Camera Module Board 1080p 720p Fast for Raspberry Pi 2. On testing this particular camera on Iceweasel/Firefox, the camera quality was absolutely fine;...
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How to access raw Pi Camera data?

I am trying to use a Pi Camera to take various pictures, but only if the overall picture is not pitch black or really dark (as I will mount it in my office and do not want it going while I'm away). I'...
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Connect to Raspberry Pi remote using IP Address

I have a raspberry pi web cam set up at our vacation home. As soon as I got back to our real home, I am no longer able to view the web cam (I now know that I only have it set up with the local IP ...
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Raspberry Pi Camera V2 failure

I recently acquired a new Raspberry Pi camera module v2 to use with a Raspberry Pi Zero 1.3 and the 'official' Pi Zero case (comes with a 1.5" camera cable). I am running Raspbian Jessie Lite. I ...
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ffmpeg video file with v4l2 driver

I want to save a video file from the raspberry camera, by using the v4l2 driver and ffmpeg. v4l2-ctl is able to capture the video, though ffmpeg is not. When i run the command: ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -...
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Raspistill picture washed out or complete green in direct sunlight

I've create a script to take pictures periodically using my Raspberry Pi Zero W and a camera module. The script works, but I find the exposure lacking. In sunlight, the pictures are washed out or ...
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Unable to capture faces “y is not defined”

I tried removing gray[y:y+h,x:x+w] in imwrite line and the code works amazing but as soon as I add this [y:y+h,x:x+w] it says: y is not defined. I just don't understand how can this error message!!! ...
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Ways of getting video out of the Pi camera

I wonder what are all the methods of getting video out of the Pi camera. Reading this: http://wiki.oz9aec.net/index.php/Raspberry_Pi_Camera And this:https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/...
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Raspivid fails only when used with gstreamer?

I have a Pi Zero running Raspbian Jessie and a pi camera. I've installed gstreamer with: sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0 If I run: raspivid -w 1280 -h 720 -v -fps 10 -b 500000 -t 0 -o - | \ gst-...
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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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White Balance Drift off from Pi Camera

I'm currently trying to develop image tracking using color in Python 3 and OpenCV. But i am facing problem in PiCamera. At the moment, i've done some method to fix white balance, shutter speed, and ...
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Any alternative script/software for long overnight camera recording sessions?

I have set up recently almost autonomous bolid (falling star) and satellite flare detector using RPi3 and NoIR v2. I have been using for some time Meteotux, which is really great but after recent ...
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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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Streaming video from the Pi to itself or over SSH

I've set up my Raspberry Pi 3 as an ad-hoc network so that I can log in, start a VNCServer session and run the Pi using my laptop. The Pi is going to be installed in a rotating platform so it needs ...
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How to stream two live streams to internet on pi cams?

OK, so I'm thinking about a animal wildlife camera trap. I was wondering...how do I stream two cams from a pi zero W? I can get an other pi (most likely a+) and have the a+ to give video input to the ...
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Raspberry Pi camera freezes after 4 days of running raspistill

This post is related to Raspberry Pi camera randomly freezes / crashes SoC I have exactly the same problem but my java app is continuously executing raspistill as a separate process. It reads the ...
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Different image quality from picamera capture to numpy array and path

The quality of capture from Pi Camera varies when captured to numpy array and when captured directly to a path. The former has more pinkish tint to it than the later. Why is that.? The code I used ...
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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 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 ...