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Questions tagged [video]

Questions related to playing or editing video on the Raspberry Pi, both in SD and HD.

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Raspberry pi 3B+ RCA noisy video output

I am working on a project in which I would like to connect my RPI to an old CRT TV, For this, I am using a 3.5mm to RCA composite cable. But when I connect my raspberry pi and TV the output on so ...
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Live video streaming over bluetooth

I'm currently making a little project, and i need my Raspberry Pi 3b to transmit an USB webcam stream trough Bluetooth to display to an Android smartphone or any other portable device (like another ...
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Record video and audio from framebuffer

I'm trying to record in a video the actual content of the framebuffer along the audio currently outputted (alsa). For the video I'm using the following command: ffmpeg -y -f fbdev -i /dev/fb0 -vsync -...
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Weird resolution

So, im new to the raspberry pi. When i first started it and installed the raspian os with noobs, it had fine resolution. But then i rebooted, and for some reason the noobs menu was in alright ...
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Video on local page lags but on YouTube it plays smooth

3B Plus model and latest Raspbian version. I’m developing an ExpressJs app where I could display photos and videos as a slideshow in a web browser. Everything works fine except when it comes to ...
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Xorg doesn't properly work on RPI3

I'm trying to configure Xorg on my Raspberry Pi 3 (Model B). I've just installed Debian GNU/Linux (unstable/arm64) and it runs. Then, I've decided to install Xorg, LightDM, and i3 but I'm having ...
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Pi Camera: continuous video overwriting older frames when microSD is full?

I'd like to record a continuous video and overwriting older frames with newer when the microSD is full. e.g. I record frames as long as there is available space: 1st frame 2nd frame 3rd frame ... ...
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Elecrow 7" HDMI screen reports No Signal

I'm attempting to get an Elecrow 7" HDMI LCD touchscreen (Amazon UK) to work with my Raspberry Pi 3 B+. Upon following the instructions enclosed with the screen, all I see is "No Signal". The ...
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Need advice on how to record video and audio using my RasPi

As an experiment and learning project, I want to create an action cam using my RasPi Zero W, the latest version of the RasPi camera module and an i2S microphone. I have found some RasPi action cam ...
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How to log camera video to Rasberry Pi?

I have a Raspberry Pi and a webcam, what I want is to connect the webcam to the Pi, and log the camera content to an SD card. How to do it? I have searched it on google, it seems I need a video card ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero hardware based video encoding

I'm trying to build a dashcam with a Raspberry Pi Zero with an official Raspberry Pi Camera (version 2) in an official Raspberry Pi Zero case mounted with a old GPS device cradle. I installed motion ...
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DIY conference room with Raspberry Pi

What is the best DIY conference room setup? Are there any free solutions that allow me to use a Raspberry Pi with a tv, webcam etc most importantly with its on dial in screen operable via remote (...
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Drive a 73 inch monitor

Can the HDMI output of Pi3B+ drive a 73 inch DLP TV (that accepts HDMI input) as a monitor? I feel silly asking, but if anyone will know it's this group
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Undefined Reference to `vc_gencmd(char *, int, char const *, …)`

I wanted to control the raspberry pi camera with MMAL and I used the RaspiCamControl.c file to learn how to control the camera component then I wrote a class about it. I've created and added all the ...
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vcgencmd in buildroot

I am using buildroot to create a custom os for my raspberry pi. I would like to use the vcgencmd command, but I am unable to find the package that includes these tools. I have tried searching the ...
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Mame on Raspbian gives error: “Could not initialize SDL No available video device”

I am building a MAME cabinet. I got some ROMS, tested everything on my laptop, and now I am trying to put it on a raspberry pi 3 to use in the cabinet. I thought it would be nice to minimize memory ...
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Connect RunCam to raspberry pi

Just recently I got RunCam micro swift 3 (https://www.runcam.com/download/MicroSwift3-Manual.pdf) for computer vision project. However, I am struggling to understand how can I connect it to Raspberry ...
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How to disable the Desktop view in Raspberry Pi

I am making a project which will keep on playing video ads onto the TV screen. So, a video is being played and after 50% of the play, the python script checks if there's a new video to be played or ...
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RaspberryPi Camera - bcm2835-v4l2 kernel module source

I want to make some optimizations on camera kernel module so it can work better with a camera multiplexer module. There are 4 camera multiplexed by GPIO pins and some hardware. I have cloned the v4l-...
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Mplayer online video buffer

I am using mplayer in my application to play online video. But if the internet connection is slow it stops in the middle. I was wondering can we play an online video using mplayer once it has buffered ...
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USB cam with raspberry pi 3: achieving maximum FPS

I am using a ub camera with raspberry pi. When I run v4l2-ctl --list-formats-xext, I get the max FPS is 15 with resolution of 2592x1944. However when I run ffmpeg -t 5 -f v4l2 -framerate 15 -...
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Is full FOV in rpi-cam V2 possible at 640x480 @60fps?

I have a video recording system developed using RPi 2 Model B and Cam v1 and plan upgrading to RPi 3 Model B and Cam v2. My application is such that I need higher frame-rates (60fps +) at Full FoV, ...
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Use Raspberry Pi GPIO to sync multiple video players. Possible?

Is it possible to use GPIO to sync multiple RasPi video players? As shown in the picture below, I need to sync 16 RasPi video players. The master RasPi will trigger the video players (start, stop, ...
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Mplayer unable to play online video

I am trying to play a video hosted on the cloud from the URL using mplayer https://someurl.com/video.mp4 But it throws an error No stream found to handle URL https://someurl.com/video.mp4 What is ...
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Any way to keep mplayer window open

I am making a project in which my device is receiving a video URL, which plays the video using Mplayer. Once the video is played completely, Mplayer window closes. Is there any way to keep the window ...
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RPi Zero W - /dev/video0

So I have RPi Zero w with raspiban Jessie installed, with a Flex cable connected camera. when I run raspistill I am able to see an image, however when trying to get to ls /dev/video0, it is not ...
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Should playing uncompressed RGB video files consume strictly less resources than playing encoded files?

I don't know much about video, but to play an h264 encoded file into a screen, don't you have to decode it to something like RGB first? I would expect playing a video that is in RGB format to skip the ...
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Flask server blog question

I am about to embark on my first experience with Rasb Pi and I want to utilize the code from this blog on how to stream motion JPEG thru a Python Flask server, Flask Video Streaming Revisited. The ...
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How can I broadcast OSC messages to multiple RasPi's on my network?

I am trying to figure out how to broadcast OSC messages to multiple RasPi's on my network. I have 14 RasPi's, each running a video player that can be controlled with OSC. Each RasPi and connected to ...
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RasPi Zero W | Random Screen Flashes

MY PROBLEM: My RasPi Zero W is causing random screen flashes. SOME BACKGROUND: I have three RasPi Zero W's running Jessie Lite, that I use for displaying and syncing SD video on multiple Dell ...
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Installing MPV with FFmpeg + MMAL: Could not create EGL surface!

I would like to build mpv from source for the raspberry pi. This is turning out to be quite difficult. Error pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ./mpv-build/mpv/build/mpv --hwdec=mmal --vo=rpi --log-file=~/mpv.log ...
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MPV with MMAL does not open application window

I've built mpv on the raspberry pi 3b+ (stretch-2018-06-27) using the following procedure from: No OpenGL hardware rendering using mpv Quick & Easy: Hardware Accelerated MPV on Raspberry Pi 1/2/3 ...
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mpv error - could not get dispmanx

I've tried to install mpv for raspberry pi using mpv-build (with maal, 256 graphics mem) because I would like to modify the code. it seemed like it was finally a success until I tried to run ...
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Sync 5 Raspberry Pi3 B+

Hi I'm new to programming and Raspberry Pi. What I am looking for is what platform I need to play in sync a unique video-loop for each RPi (off a USB). I have installed Raspian. Each is connected to ...
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Stream video hosted on a server onto a display

I am new to Raspberry Pi. I am working on a project in which a video which is hosted on a server needs to be displayed on a LED screen via a Raspberry Pi. The Pi will receive the video from the server ...
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Play Video and Audio via python script

I working on a project that requires to play video and audio track. This is my setup: Raspberry Pi Rabian Lite HDMI monitor Speaker On my system runs a python script that reveices MQTT message ...
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Video Chat App for Raspberry Pi?

I am searching for an app through which I can send my voice and video feed to another user on laptop using picam and mic module and recieve voice from him. I am gonna use Raspberry Zero W with picam. ...
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128GB in Rpi3b+?

I’m thinking about getting a Samsung 128GB microsd as they’re cheap in Amazon and I assume not fake/shanzai. But can the Rpi3b+ use this? Also it is speed 10 and U3 rated because there’s no longer ...
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2560x1080 how many Hz?

Periodically I’m tempted by the ultra wide monitors on the market. If I buy one, it’ll be the 29” LG but my question is can the new pi 3b+ do 60 Hz at 2560x1080?
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How to play .avi video?

I use this command to record a video: ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -r 25 -s 640x480 -i /dev/video0 out.avi Now. I have out.avi in my /home/pi directory. I then used the command to play the video: ...
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Displaying only video/image while python program running on background

I have a Raspberry Pi 3B with a Python3 code running 24/7. Right now, I'm running Raspbian Stretch desktop on console mode with no I/O. I only connect a screen via HDMI and an USB keyboard for ...
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3B+ Raspbian video playback slow

Just set up a brand new little system but when I try to play back videos they don't quite play at the right speed. It wouldn't be noticeable except that it makes the audio just a little flat- sounds ...
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How do I start a rollei 5S wifi and a Gopro Hero 4 at the same time using a rpi for them to be genlocked?

Rollei 5S WIFI: https://www.rollei.de/blog/wlan-einrichten-rollei-5s-wifi/ GoPro Hero 4: https://gopro.com/update/hero4 Both accept wifi connections and both have remote controls that don't use wifi.
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Edit pixels from raspicam and output using renderer

The docs for the raspicam library are nearly perfect: clear, tons of examples, and thorough, especially given that they cover a really hard topic. But I'd like to capture live video frames, process ...
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Does gpu memory affect video processing speeds using openCV or image array manipulations?

I am using my pi for video processing. The data transformations include image array manipulations and object detection. It does not include any video display. Essentially, the pi takes in a video ...
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Raspberry Pi Intercom or 2 way radio on Node-red

I am thinking of a few projects where this practicality would come in handy to turn a raspberry pi, or similar hardware into a 2 way radio. One is a baby monitor type, where I can stream in mic audio ...
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Pre-event recording with picamera

This is my first time using the picamera. My goal is to make the camera record a certain ammount of frames before and after an event I will signal to it. So I have two questions: How can I ...
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Input and capture a RS170 signal on a Rasberry Pi

I'm a bit of a novice but have a rather unique and specific problem. Quick summary: I have a device that I would really like to capture the video off of. This device has a weird 9 pin video out port ...
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Force 1080i video at 59.94fps

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry pi to output video to an ancient TV transmitter which requires HD interlaced video at 59.94fps. The Pi HDMI output is connected to a BlackMagic micro HDMI to SDI ...
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Render video from external source

I have setup two Raspberry Pis to get video streaming working with this code. I use Dataplicity to have one RPi with a Flask webserver accessible from outside my house. I have another RPi which has a ...