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

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Best way to stream video over internet with RPi?

I'm wondering what is the best way that I can stream video from the camera module over the internet. By "best" I mean lowest latency (can't suffer a second delay for example, this is a real-time ...
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Compression at Beginning of h264 Clip

I'm using a pi zero and the v2.1 camera to record a series of video clips over a certain duration with pauses in between. The issue is that at the beginning of each clip there's a noticeable increase ...
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Board sign from LED strips

I'm trying to build a sign board made of LED strips, just like this I found a ton of examples on controlling a single strip and also examples using the adafruit premade led boards (16x32), but no ...
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2D - 3D video conversion in Raspberry pi

We have a system that we can not change. Systems output is 2D video in DisplayPort format. Video is in 1080 p resolution and 120 Hz. We need to convert this 2D video to 3D in realtime. We will be able ...
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Is there a limited number calling the PWM function from RPi.GPIO and does it interfere with video recording?

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 to control a servo motor (via PWM with RPi.GPIO) and a Pi Camera. What I want to do is, I want to move the servo motor several hundred times to a specific position. In ...
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Pi 3 does not boot

I just got my Raspberry Pi 3, put the content of the NOOBS folder onto the sd card and connected it to my TV via HDMI, but do not get any output. One LED stays red at all times. I read that this ...
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TV as Plex Client

As far as I know, the RPi cannot decode h.265 videos. I've tried to watch h.265 videos on my TV by connecting an external hdd and it was working without problems. So is it possible to use the TV as a ...
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Video presentation on RPi3 with SDL2

I had successfully followed the LazyFoo tutorials to basic shape/image rendering and am getting over 30 FPS on my RPi3. My next stage is to get video file rendering working. I had used the following ...
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Is it possible to build a raspberry pi video player that connects to a TV via composite ports?

Are there any tutorials on this? I want to make it possible to play a mp4 avi video file like in a computer, just that it would be displayed on the TV screen. How do I handle the storage space? Is ...
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Motion camera not showing video in browser

I have a problem with motion. I created a web page where I put my motion video, like this: <html> <title> Camara </title> <head> <h1 style="font-family:calibri;">Camara ...
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RF Transmitter and Receivers for Raspberry Pi

Which type of RF transmitter and receivers can be used to transmit video over the range of more than 500m. ?
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raspberry camera module feed is slow with Opencv using v4l2

i am trying to use Opencv to video capture from the raspi cam to do some operation on it, the problem is i am using v4l2 to capture the video and it is so slow (10 sec delay and 2 fps). what i have ...
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Play Video on PiTFT instead of through the HDMI

I bought the PiTFT Adafruit display for the Pi. (Adafruit 2.8" TFT display (PID 2423) for Raspberry Pi). My Pi is the Raspberry Pi 2B. I downloaded the recommended Adafruit, (Jessie) image to the ...
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recording video with opencv

I used this example to record a video, but there is no output. Any help, please: import cv2 if __ name __ == " __ main __ ": # find the webcam capture = cv2.VideoCapture(0) # video ...
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Can I stream 1080p video from the Pi?

We all know the Pi can play 1080p video no problem, but is it fast enough to act as the basis for a file server that can stream 1080p video over its wired network connection? I'm thinking of using ...
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Record 1280x720 Video at > 3 Frames per seconds

I've been working on a project whereby I need to record video at a resolution of 1280x720, with at least 10 frames per second (the higher the better). I've tried to do this using both a standard USB ...
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Are there hardware-incompatible video codecs?

Are there any video codecs that are not compatible with the Raspberry Pi based on hardware requirements?
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Media player for Debian Squeeze

I would like to install a media player, but I don't know what players are available to install. I have tried to install VLC although it does not work. I am using Debian squeeze.
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Custom Splash Screen not working properly in Raspberry Pi B+

I have tried to add a custom splash screen to my Raspberry Pi B+, in order to replace the logs during the boot with a custom video, using the hints from the following website: http://blog....
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Stuttering playback of certain .mp4's

This is actually a follow-up, same situation, but different problem from : Playing WMV with codec on OMXplayer I have Raspbian Jessie with the Adafruit Video Looper installed. It uses a special ...
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Playing MPEG files?

I have a number of 352x288x25 fps MPEG-1 files (that is, the contents of PAL VCD discs). How can I get these to play smoothly on the Pi? I have tried omxplayer, but it just says "have a nice day" ...
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Ideal Handbrake x264 settings for encoding videos

What are the ideal settings to take advantage of the hardware decode abilities of the processor and still steer clear of any features that would require software decode or inability to correctly ...
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Jessie: v4l2 streaming works with RPi 1B+, but not with 2B or 3B

I just recently upgraded my series of Pi's (1B+, 2B, 3B) to Raspbian Jessie Lite. Now, when I try to setup a stream with my Pi NoIR Camera as I did in Wheezy, sudo modprobe bcm2835-v4l2 cvlc v4l2:///...
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Install older kernel (3.6.11+) on Raspberry Pi 2

Somewhere in the upgrade from the 3.6.11+ kernel to the 3.10 kernel, the ability to receive video through a USB capture card broke (capture card is based on the stk1160 chipset). It is documented in ...
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Eleduino 1024x600 IPS HDMI Capacitive touchscreen shows only line patterns?

I just purchased an Eleduino 1024x600 IPS HDMI Capacitive touchscreen, assembled it, powered it with external USB (a Pi2's USB was unable to keep it on), and tried the following using a Redmere HDMI ...
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Web controlled OMXPlayer

I want build a web page that has a button to start omxplayer on my Raspberry Pi. I've been searching but with no results. Does anyone know how to do this? I have Apache and Php installed on my Pi.
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Long distance file transmison

I want to send video files (approximately 70 MB) over a distance of 200 meters outdoors. I have some experience in using Raspberry pi and a lot of experience in Python and Java. I need some advice on ...
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No video output on Raspberry Pi Zero, LED flashing

So I just got a Raspberry Pi Zero and an SD card with NOOBS pre-installed. I placed the SD card onto the RPi as well as a keyboard and a power supply. I plugged the RPi onto two different monitors, ...
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Recording video in Python and storing it in any format until I press 'q' or 'Esc'

i have installed python3-picamera on raspberry pi and i want to record a video and store it in .avi format untill i press "Esc" or 'q'. I found below program but i don't want to use camera....
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Making shell_exec work the way sh does with omxplayer

I have apache2, php5 installed. I'm trying to execute the next code in my php script chdir('/var/www/'); shell_exec('/usr/bin/omxplayer -o hdmi "'.$file_name.'" < omfifo &'); shell_exec('echo -...
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Can I stream video call from pc to pi?

I want to stream a video call similar to skype (but it doesnt necessarily have to be skype) to a rasberry pi for output to a monitor. Is this possible?
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Installation of Zbar failed

I'm trying to install Zbar but I am having an issue with ./configure: checking linux/videodev.h usability... no checking linux/videodev.h presence... no checking for linux/videodev.h... no configure: ...
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Unable to stream video on Raspberry Pi 2

Following some of the answers in this question, I tried setting up an RTSP stream by running: raspivid -o - -t 0 -hf -w 640 -h 360 -fps 25 | cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#rtp{sdp=rtsp://:...
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Streaming from RPI over VLC

I realize this is a very commonly asked question but I haven't found anyone who's run into quite the problem that I'm running into. On my PI I run the following command: raspivid -o - -t 99999 -w 640 ...
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Picamera stream frame

I'm using Picamera with my Raspberry Pi model 2B. I want to stream the video on VLC in which I got succeed, but now I'm wondering if there is a way to stream this captured frame from anywhere - ...
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Rotating Display on Raspberry Pi 2 B

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 B connected to a RIF6 projector via HDMI. My goal is to flip the video 180 degrees while the OS is running. I have researched this and found that xrandr should be the way to go....
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Raspberry Pi B+ not displaying screen

I recently bought Raspberry Pi B+ model, When I try to connect it with my LED TV(24 inch) using HDMI cable it's not displaying anything, showing as no signal. I try to connect basic connectivity ...
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FFmpeg with x264 NEON support

I was wondering if there any FFmpeg binaries that support NEON on the Raspberry Pi 2? Specifically x264 with NEON support compiled into the FFmpeg binary, x264 supports NEON on Android so it should ...
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How can the playback button on YouTube videos, be eliminated during playback?

On Raspbian OS, Epiphany browser, the video plays fine, even the sound is in sync, on a Pi 2, however that nasty play button (centered on the screen in white & red )never disappears.
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Yocto based linux (jethro) and playing fullHD video

I'm trying to play fullHD video with Rasbperry Pi model B, which uses my basic Yocto based distribution. I have used layers meta, meta-yocto, meta-yocto-bsp and meta-raspberrypi (all from "jethro" ...
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Can I use the composite video connecor to send video INTO the Raspberry PI?

I am looking to convert video from an analogue surveillance camera (w. BNC connector) into a digital format using a Raspberry PI. I was wondering first if the composite video connector would allow me ...
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Frame rate of h264 video? [closed]

How do I check the framerate of my .h264 video? I used VLC player (tools) but it doesn't list the codec information as well as framerate. I explicitly set the framerate to be 60.
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Force Custom Refresh Rate Through HDMI

I want to be able to forcibly set my raspberry pi hdmi video output to a non-standard (non-DMT/CEA) refresh rate. I am not concerned with whether my monitor can handle the video (this is partially the ...
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Is it possible to run Minecraft on an emulated PI?

Is it possible to run Minecraft PI on an machine emulated using qemu? When I try to launch Minecraft, I get this error: "failed to open vchiq instance". There is no file named /dev/vchiq. Some ...
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TV screen is black when using analog TV via yellow video cable (with or without scart adapter)

My Pi (1 version B, running OpenELEC and Raspian installed via NOOBS) works like a charm via HDMI (mind you, I also happen to use an HDMI to DVI adapter and I have no problems with that). But I cannot ...
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Raspberry Pi in 24/7/365 production [duplicate]

Would you advice to use Raspberry Pi as a server for an advertising display system to manage 150 LCD screens in 24/7/365 mode?
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Pi Zero Video out header

I'm still waiting to sort getting a Pi Zero, but a thought has just occured to me. The Pi Zero has 4 pins which are AFAIK something to do with video: So I have two questions: What is the pinout for ...
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Force 1080i VGA on hdmi output

I have a Pioneer rear projection TV that only allows HD in the form of a VGA connector and ONLY 1080i. I am going out of the Pi in HDMI into an HDMI to VGA adapter box shown here on amazon. I have ...
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Framebuffer over i2c

Is it possible to output a framebuffer over i2c to a ssd1306 or over ic for a screen under raspbian, for example?
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Establishing a network video stream between two RPi

I have two Raspberry Pi connected to the same WiFi network and am trying to get a video livestream set up coming from RPi1's camera and being displayed on RPi2's HDMI screen. Currently I am setting ...