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

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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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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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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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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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Don't show preview window for Raspistill?

I am using the following command to capture and write jpegs to a tmp directory which end up getting streamed over the network raspistill -w 640 -h 480 -q 5 -o /tmp/stream/pic.jpg -tl 100 -t 9999999 -...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Working cvlc A/V stream

I am able to get audio or video, but not both (I am relatively unfamiliar with the 5k lines of VLC options). /usr/bin/nohup /opt/vc/bin/raspivid -mm matrix -br 60 -co 10 --nopreview -qp 30 -b 200000 -...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Access my camera from the outside

I have a Raspberry 2 with its camera module. I have it installed and it works pretty fine in my local network. When I execute : raspivid -o - -t 0 -n -w 600 -h 400 -fps 20 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/...
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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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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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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 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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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....
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How do you do a timed live upload to youtube?

I followed this tut on muo and got the live streaming to youtube working great. In my use case however I would like the timeout feature to be set. The command I was given is raspivid -o - -t 0 -vf -...
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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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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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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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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 ...