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A webcam is a device that records video and then uploads that video to a computer.

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How can I stream H.264 video from the Raspberry Pi camera module via a web server?

So I got the Raspberry Camera today and got stills working fine. Capture an image in JPEG format: raspistill -o image.jpg Capture a 5-second video in H.264 format: raspivid -o video.h264 I do not ...
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Streaming H264 with Logitech C920

I have a logitech C920 webcam. It has the ability to directly encode the video in H264. I want to reproduce what was done with a Beaglebone, but using a Raspberry Pi: send a H264 stream to the ...
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Using other camera modules to build custom webcams

I have three old iPhones (iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G and an iPhone 4) that I recovered from family members that were going to throw away. I had the 3GS so out of curiosity I disassembled it and recovered a ...
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Streaming Audio and Video from a remote Raspberry Pi to my computer

I've been working a couple of days on this issue. I need to set a stream up that streams audio and video (doesn't matter if I need to open separate connections for it, as long as it works) from the ...
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Commands to “simulate” removing and re-inserting a USB peripheral?

I use motion on a Raspberry Pi, and sometimes the camera feed hangs. The camera is physically mounted, and it is kind of awkward to remove the cable and insert it again, so I was wondering: Is there ...
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Unable to grab image from usb Webcam

I would like to take snapshots from an USB webcam attached to my Raspberry Pi: First, I checked the device: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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Best FFMPEG configuration for recording Video+Audio with RaspberryPi and USB WebCam

I've spent so much time trying to figure out how this FFMPEG and their libraries work :( I have a RaspberryPi 2B and a Logitech USB Webcam. Here is the input from FFMPEG list from my /dev/video0: ...
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“Failed to open video device /dev/video0 no such file or directory” with normal working usb camera in motion

I have a normal usb 2.0 cam. Connecting it to my pc, it works perfectly. It is not working with my raspberry pi (2). I had installed motion and it had worked good before 2/3 weeks when I tried it but ...
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Sleep in Bash is innacurate

I'm running a script (taking time-lapse photos) that I would like to execute every minute. I'm using the Raspberry Pi camera board and thus using the raspistill function, but am not using the in-built ...
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Live video streaming embedded in a web page [closed]

I have created a web page to have both live video streaming and some button controls to control the robotic arm interfaced to the RPi GPIO pins. For button controls, I used php coding. The php coding ...
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How do you install a uncvideo driver for a Logitech C910?

According to the verified peripheral http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals my Logitech C910 HD camera should work with the "uncvideo" driver. How do I install this driver? Is it a simple as ...
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Unable to find a compatible palette format

I just buy a new webcam and attach it with RPI pi@raspberrypi ~ $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0424:9514 Standard Microsystems Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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What do I need to do to stream two USB webcams with my Raspberry Pi B+?

I have done streaming with a single webcam using Motion, but my project needs streaming for two USB webcams. Any kind of help will be appreciated.
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How do I install webcam firmware on the Raspberry Pi?

I want my Raspberry PI to be able to use this cheap webcam I bought from China. Identified as 17a1:0128 TASCORP After quite a bit of searching I found a post from someone who had got it to work ...
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Webcam input / display using gstreamer

I have connected Logitech C170 webcam to one of the USB port of raspi and I can confirm it is working using the motion utility. I have also installed gstreamer (sudo apt-get install -y gstreamer1.0-...
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What happens if I force_turbo (and over_voltage) but do not increase ARM, etc

I have had issues with running RPI cam control and pikrell cam on Pi Zero W and found a post where it was recommended to use: over_voltage=4 force_turbo=1 (https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/...
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Picamera Python Library Alternatives

I'm looking for something like picamera python library, for USB webcams. Is there a python library that allows for image capture, and streaming for USB web-cameras?