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

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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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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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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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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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Raspbery camera, video stream at 3280x2464

According to this page Raspberry camera v2 can produce video stream with resolution of 3280x2464. However, all my tries with raspivid and gstreamer/v4l2 fails. Knows someone how to reach this video ...
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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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Random Raspivid failure: tvservice-client

In my application, I run raspivid from Python via subprocess, typically raspivid -t 10000 -o vid.avi. (This is a permanently running app in which an outside event triggers the recording.) Sometimes, ...
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How to improve "motion" framerate, or feed "raspivid" h264 stream into "motion"?

I'm running Pi 4 with a 5 megapixel OV5647 camera attached to its camera port. I'm using motion to run motion detection, with the goal of running low-res stream at 2 frames per second for detection ...
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Raspivid stdout hangs after random interval in Node and Python

Around 2 years ago, I made a simple server in Node.JS, running on a RPi Zero W, that started a raspivid process and captured MJPEG frames from the output. These were send to a website using a ...
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HQ Camera with GPI Case

I have a Rbpi 4, 4gb with a HQ camera sensor on its way. I looked at the GPI case, very cool design. Could I use its buttons for camera purposes? Like code them to; turn on/off, shutter/record button? ...
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Is RPI B+ capable of ffmpeg raspivid and aac audio at speed 1x?

since a longtime I do livestream to youtube or twitch with 'copy' codec of raspivid (1280x720@25) and sound from /dev/zero Now I try to add an audio track from chinese usb mic. If I use copy audio ...
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raspivid equivalent for USB camera

I'm using a Raspberry Pi Camera Module in my project. I have Java code that creates a new process that starts raspivid and have it output the video feed to stdout. Java then reads that and processes ...
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Raspivid Overlay

I have been struggling for the past week to come up with a method to overlay text on a Raspivid preview. I have my raspberry pi connected via HDMI and simply want to overlay sensor data (in the form ...
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difference between raspivid/raspistill and raspiraw HW access

Are there are fundamental differences in the way raspivid/raspistill and raspiraw access the camera HW. Browsing the code they all seem similar and use mmal components to process/display the images. (...
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Raspivid multicast UDP streaming

I need to stream raspivid video via UDP instead TCP in a multicast fashion. Using: raspivid -w 640 -h 480 -vf -ih -fps 30 -n -o udp://dest_address:12345 I can stream the video trough UDP on ...
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Check if Raspivid service is running?

I am creating a program the requires the following: Check if raspivid is currently running. Check if its running out of a services file. if it is running out of a specific file, determine which ...
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popen() vs netcat

I'm writing a RPi based surveillance solution that, among other things, starts video feeds on demand. In my very first attempt I wrote a pretty simple TCP server that listen for a connection collect ...
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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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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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Raspistill option "--stats"

Is this option still available? I have been attempting to use it but I don't see any information on the preview or the final image. Command used: sudo raspistill -st -ISO 150 -ss 1500000 -e png -o ...
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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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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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Video Distortion using PiCamera 2.0, but raspistill is fine

I'm new to using the Picamera, but I cannot play a video without distortion. The top of the image and any activity is redish/pink in color. I can take a picture with no problem. I'm using VLC to view, ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 Camera video not working but image are

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/getting-started-with-picamera/4 The error is persistent using the CLI raspivid -o Desktop/video.h264 and with python camera.start_preview() camera....
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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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Bad video recording quality

I am trying to record a video using raspivid but when I am playing the video has bad quality and shorter than it should be raspivid -t 30000 -o vid.h264
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Unable to stream live on Youtube using Raspberry Pi Zero W using ffmpeg

I am trying to stream live on Youtube using a Raspberry Pi Zero W and a raspicam. I have installed ffmpeg using the instructions in this link. I am trying to start the streaming on Youtube using the ...
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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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RGB888 as input to Raspberry Pi

I need to give RGB888 data coming from one of my hardware into a Raspberry Pi and should be able to see the video feed via a script just like raspivid. Methods to interface Pi to DPI is available. I ...
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Is it possible to change video resolution while recording?

Is there possible to change video resolution from 640x480 to 1640x 1232 while is recording and vice versa?
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how does raspistill/raspivid display video without GUI?

I'm trying to capture video from raspberry pi camera using OpenCV and display it without using gtk or x11. I noticed that raspivid displays camera output without using any window, I wonder if it's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Side by side camera module preview?

Is there any way to force raspivid or any other tool to display preview from camera (on hdmi display) side by side cloned, so it could be used in VR glasses?
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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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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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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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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: ...