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 stream an RTSP source (e.g., Raspberry Pi camera) over the Internet without port forwarding?

I have a Raspberry Pi with the camera module attached and I can view the RTSP stream fine when I'm within my local network. What I want to achieve and am struggling to figure it out is how to stream ...
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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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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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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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Invalid string offset errors when compiling RaspiCam C++ Library

I am getting these warnings with the RaspiCam C++ library, and wondering if anyone has a fix for them? My program is also crashing and I'm wondering if it's related. /usr/bin/ld: /usr/local/lib/...
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PiCamera with RPi v3 B+: gpioman_get_pin_num: pin CAMERA_LED not defined

Sorry for the long-winded post. I understand this issue has been posted throughout various forums (including here), but even after following all of the advice I have seen, I am unable to get the Pi ...
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Streaming video with vlc as mjpeg from the RPI

I have an RPI camera module V2 connected to my PI and can stream footage from it into the lan with raspivid -vf -hf -o - -t 0 -w 1000 -h 576 -fps 20 -b 500000 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#...
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PiCamera 2.1 shows occasionaly same picture in continuous shooting mode

I don't know what's wrong but when I use stream (io.BytesIO()) when I want to save one picture after another from time to time I get same picture saved. Code: from picamera import PiCamera import io ...
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Raspistill preview window invisible

A couple of months ago, I had a good installation of the raspberry pi, and the picam module I was using was working great. Recently, one of my raspi's drivers got corrupted, so I had to re-install the ...
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Pi Camera V2 vs. Pi NoIR Camera V2

I'm using a Pi Camera v2, but the ambient light causes many reflections. So I thought it was necessary to use a Pi NoIR camera with infrared led, in this way the cam sees only the part illuminated by ...
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Storing faces in database by capturing images with picamera

I am trying to do facial recognition with the picamera and Pi 3. At the moment I am trying to get the picamera to capture 20 faces and store the images in the database. Here is my code: import cv2 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stream mjpeg (or any other format/method) from my Pi 3 camera to another server in AWS

I am looking to "tunnel", "forward", "bridge" an mjpeg stream from mi Raspberry Pi 3 to a server I have on AWS (Linux). I have currently tried the UV4L packages to stream video in my LAN and I have ...
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How to use raspistill on a Raspberry Pi 3 from Ubuntu

How do you enable the camera module in Ubuntu 16.04 running on a Raspberry Pi 3? This is similar to my earlier question, except where that was for the Raspberry Pi 2, this is for the 3. I ran ...
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How to fix error code for Raspicam (0x4f525245)?

When using my Raspberry Pi, my camera stopped working and I get the following error. For those who cannot read it, it says: Traceback (most recent call last): File "_ctypes/callbacks.c", line ...
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Getting error while running Raspberry Pi Camera

I am using a Raspberry Pi along with the camera module to build a spy camera standalone device, (just for learning). I ran this code on my Raspberry Pi which gave the following error: initialising, ...
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pure python mjpeg streaming?

I tried the mjpegStreamServer from here but it doesn't seems to work... First of all, most times, after run it throws errors: — Exception in thread Thread-1: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Singular access to the NOIR board from a server and a motion script

I am using the raspberry pi NOIR board to supply a Python motion detection script. This "motion detection script" uses opencv2 to grab, modify and detect motion. I wanted to extend the motion ...
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Raspberry Pi camera for underwater movies and pictures

I want to build some kind of submarine or just put Raspberry with camera in sealed jar with ballast and do some underwater hobby research in river or lake and make some fish pictures, movies etc. I ...
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Why were camera and display adapters not incorporated into official IO board?

Camera and display adapters have to be used with the official IO board in the "Raspberry Pi Compute Module Development Kit" (see product page). When I look at the schematics of the adapter boards they ...
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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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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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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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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 -t ...
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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