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the command line tool for capturing video with the Pi's camera module.

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Show/hide preview of Raspivid on runtime

Is there any possibility to hide/show preview of video on runtime? I know there is only signal event handler to pause recording but I don't see possibility to control behaviour of Raspivid via DBus or ...
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Audio/Video drift when streaming to Twitch using FFMpeg

I'm trying to build a Twitch streaming box to stream from an input device. Link to the project is: https://github.com/jimbobbennett/RaspberryPiTwitchStreamer My setup is: Raspberry Pi Model 3B+ ...
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Take 5 images a second, triggered by motion sensor, switching between 2 cameras depending on time

I'm working on a project similar to a security camera with a Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera Module v2 and a FLIR Lepton 3.5 on a purethermal 2. I am somewhat new to this and am not sure how to proceed. ...
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Raspivid: 'ES_OUT_SET_(GROUP_)PCR is called too late' & stream keeps freezing

First post here, hopefully i'm in the right place :) I'm attempting to stream low-latency video from my Raspberry Pi to my Windows PC using Raspivid and VLC. I'm no expert on this stuff and i'm ...
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FFMPEG Raspivid Videos are shorter than they are supposed to be

I am recording and piping my video with the following command : raspivid -w 1920 -h 1080 -fps 25 -b 7000000 -o - -t 0 | ffmpeg -re -f h264 -framerate 25 -i - -vcodec copy -y -r 25 -strict ...
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Stream video from Raspberry Pi Zero with fixed frame rate, any latency

I'm looking for assistance with wirelessly streaming video from a (headless) Raspberry Pi Zero and pi NOIR v2 camera module. I'd like to collect data for a machine vision application with a fixed ...
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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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raspivid doesn't include b-frames

I'm streaming raw h264 using raspivid on Raspberry Pi 3 and PiCam v1 . However, even I set the h264 profile to main or high, stream only contains I and P frames. Here is the command that I use for ...
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What will happen with 2 AV signals

Should be a quick one. I know you can mix AV channels to overlay images but if I connect 2 raspberry pi to one screen in AV and no multiplexer how will the channels mix if they are at different ...
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Raspivid streaming mpeg does not always work

I have an app that streams mjpeg and I am 'extracting' the jpegs from the stream. This works fine. I then used the same app on a fresh install of Raspberry Pi and now my code will not work. I am ...
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Extract Images from Video Stream

I have been mucking round with lots of different ffmpeg options. I have plenty of browser tabs open with web pages for me to read through. One caught my attention though as it had this comment: ...
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YouTube Stream and Display Date and Time on the stream

I'm streaming to YouTube with a Raspberry Pi. I would like to to display the date and time in the video. Is this possible? I'm using the terminal command: raspivid -o - -n -t 0 -vf -hf -br 50 -fps ...
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Recent raspivid segmented filenaming does nog work properly

I updated to pi3B+ and got the most recent raspivid. In my old software I use raspivid -sg 6000 -wr 40 -sn 4 -o REC_%04d.h264" to produce a file named REC_0004.h264. The new version produces a ...
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How do I get rid of these weird video artifacts when using raspivid?

I've got a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ powered via NavoLabs POE Hat with an Arducam for capturing video. I'm using the following command to capture the video: raspivid -t 0 -w 1280 -h 720 -o - The video has ...
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Developing custom effects for raspivid?

Has anyone created a custom effect for raspivid's -ifx option? From a quick look at the Github repo, it seems there is it might be run through the MMAL interface but I have no idea where to get ...
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How to stream low latency camera feed to RTMP server

Are there any optimizations or recommended techniques for streaming a camera feed from a raspberry pi to an RTMP server. Currently I get a 1-2 second lag when I run: raspivid -n -t 0 -w 1280 -h 720 -...
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How to wrap a H264 stream to a MP4 container

I have successfully streamed an h264 video over the local network with this command. raspivid -o - -t 0 -n -w 1280 -h 720 -vf -vs -fps 30 -b 3500000 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#rtp{...
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Can't get OMXPlayer to display video

I am watching a tutorial on YouTube and literally following everything that he is doing.... I have recorded a video and now trying to play it using the omxplayer When i go to play my video using the ...
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Using Raspivid with a SSH tunnel

I can successfully stream using raspivid -o - -t 0 -w 640 -h 480 -fps 30 |cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#standard{access=http,mux=ts,dst=:8160}' :demux=h264 and I can view the stream in ...
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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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ffmpeg performance degrades over time

I am using a Pi Zero W with the Pi camera (noir) to stream live to Youtube using ffmpeg. The command line I am using is: raspivid -o - -t 0 -h 720 -w 1296 -fps 24 -b 6000000 | ./ffmpeg -ar 44100 -ac ...
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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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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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Raspberry PI 3 + L298N Rapid changing action hangs up the Pi

I do some research in Robotic using several machine learning algorithm. I am using Raspi 3 with native camera module. I stack the Raspi with L298N Motor Driver. They are using separate power supply....
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How to set the camera sensor mode with V4L2

I'm referring to the modes listed here. When capturing video with raspivid, the -md option allows overriding the default mode selection heuristic. I need to find out how to achieve the same when ...
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What is the correct method for streaming video from the camera module to date? [closed]

I just started experimenting with a new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B with the latest Raspbian installed. I was looking for the best way to stream from the camera module and I have found different answers, ...
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Night Mode with Rasperry Pi Zero Camera Module

I'm trying to take some pictures with the Raspberry Pi Zero and the optional camera module in pitch-black. I am wondering what the best options are to use when invoking raspivid. I have tried: ...
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Streaming video to a <video> tag

I have the Raspberry camera module, and I try to get the following setup to stream live video to a website: Html code: <video width="640" height="480" controls autoplay> <source src="...
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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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Raspivid fails to stream to YouTube - 113 No route to host

I am trying to setup a YouTube livestream. I am using the official Pi cam. I am using this command: raspivid -o - -t 0 -vf -hf -fps 30 -b 6000000 | avconv -re -ar 44100 -ac 2 -acodec pcm_s16le -f ...
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Live stream to Youtube - sound sync

I have Raspberry pi 3 model b. I stream video and sound (from dedicated camera + usb sound card) to Youtube by command: raspivid -o - -t 0 -vf -hf -fps 30 -b 600000 | ffmpeg -i pipe: -f alsa -ac 1 -i ...
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How to add audio as an input for ffmpeg capturing?

I've been lurking for a while now and I finally created an account because I'm stuck on this particular problem. I've got a raspberry pi 3 with a camera attached to it. I'm able to capture video as an ...
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Log Raspberry pi time according to GPU (i.e. using real time OS)

Using the below given script, I am able to log camera.timestamp and camera.frame.timestamp. These should ideally be same as they both query GPU System clock time. For example, for 30hz frame-rate, ...
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Compile Raspivid from userland

I downloaded the userland repository from https://github.com/raspberrypi/userland and I wanted to compile just RaspiVid.c file. It's because I wanted to use the RaspiVid.c code in my project. But i ...
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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 ...
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How can I save the video recording from the camera module to an USB drive?

I know that I record by issuing the command raspivid -o filename.h264 -t 100000 (film for 100 seconds) but how do I specify the directory at witch I want to store the file? Usb is at dev/sdb1
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How would I measure performance of Motion vs raspivid?

I'm new-ish to programing, and a total n00b to RPIs. I have a RPI 3, with the raspicam V2, and I'm trying to figure out which app draws less resources, between Motion ( http://www.lavrsen.dk/foswiki/...
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FFMPEG Raspberry Pi to Facebook Live Stream

So I've been streaming video to YouTube just fine with the below command. I then wanted to do the same thing with Facebook on my page, and I get a strange Authorization error. On the Facebook side, ...
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How do I insert key frames at particular times with PiCamera?

How do I insert key frames in a Raspivid stream not just periodically, but also at particular times, e.g., 0, 15, 30 and 45 seconds of each minute ? I want to do this so that breaking the stream into ...
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Creating high quality video/audio pi stream

I have a question regarding creating a video/audio high quality stream using a raspberry pi. I'm getting married in 3 weeks, and my father who has lost the majority of his vision in one eye just had ...
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How to tell raspivid capturing/paused state?

raspivid has these options to cycle between capture and pause: -s, --signal : Cycle between capture and pause on Signal -k, --keypress : Cycle between capture and pause on ENTER Suppose I use ...
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raspivid h264 output can't be played by Firefox video player

If I record a video with raspivid, the output doesn't seem to be a perfectly valid video file. I can play it with mplayer, but Firefox's <video> tag can't play (although it's supposed to support ...
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Advantages of Raspberry Pi 15-pin MIPI camera interface (CSI) connector cameras above USB webcams?

What are advantages of cameras dedicated for Raspberry Pi (I mean those connected via dedicated camera connector and tape) above those usb webcams ? Is it just economy advantage (better value for ...
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There is a problem with my python source [closed]

i received a lot of help to the Raspberry Pi study for yours thank you so much!! :) but there is a problem to me. i hope as follow 1. The record run 2. If the vibration sensor is detected during ...
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PiCam Not Working (At All)

As I recently bought the Picam, I tried capturing an image with : raspistill -v -o file.jpg But I got this error : "No data received from sensor. Check all connections, including the Sunny one on ...
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GStreamer H264 UDP stream from RPi Cam to Windows 7 Machine Hangs, “Network is Unreachable”?

I'm using gstreamer-1.0 to stream a live video feed from the Raspberry PI camera module to a Windows 7 machine. The pipeline on the PI is: raspivid -o - -t 0 -hf -w 800 -h 600 -b 1500000 -g 5 -awb ...
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How to record video with Raspicam on Raspberry Pi model B+?

When I run command: raspivid -t 15000 -o > test_vid.h264 Raspicam's red light stays on, but I only get file test_vid.h264 which size is 0 bytes. Ras Pi still works fine. I have googled that ...
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Raspivid : start / stop with a buffer

Raspivid is straight forward: on start it records. Is there latency between CLI call at real start ? Is there a trick to record 5s before start ? (This would require buffering somehow 5s ?)
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Trying to use Raspivid into ffmpeg, says “failed to open segment”

I am trying to use raspivid as an input for ffmpeg I'm testing the {code from this question}(How can I stream H.264 video from the Raspberry Pi camera module via a web server?). Initially I was using ...
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Creating GUI window visible above RPi Cam preview window

I'm trying to display a window using Tkinter above (topmost) to the preview window displayed when running raspivid, but I'm unable to do so. Python Code: from Tkinter import * root = Tk() root....