A camera is an optical or opto-electronic device that records a 2D image of a 3D scene. Cameras can be still cameras (photography) or video cameras for moving images.

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Can infrared cameras be used in the presence of light or is it compulsory it has to be used in the dark, to get a thermal image of the desired object? [on hold]

The question I asked could seem silly but I was wondering if there was a way of capturing the heat signatures of objects or people even during the day time. Also if we were to use an infrared camera, ...
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Create Video recorder from laptop webcam [closed]

I have a broken laptop, Dell Studio 1558. I would like to create a video recorder utilizing its webcam. Would anyone mind helping me create a video recorder from it's webcam?
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Transform RGB RAW 8-bit/10-bit into JPG

Any guidance in how to convert the RGB RAW 8-bit/10-bit output of a OV9715 sensor using Arduino? Any free software library we could use? Is it possible to process the JPG with some open hardware like ...
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Use IP Camera as router

I'm trying to build an RC spy car controlled over Android and I was thinking if I can use the IP camera I'm planning to use to send images to the Android device as a router for the board I built..The ...
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How can I find out which leads are +, - and video signal on this miniature camera? [closed]

I have this miniature camera but lost the cable connector. How can I find out which of the leads are positive, negative and video signals?
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What is special about camera flash capacitors?

Capacitor manufacturers offer capacitor series that are specifically targeted on camera flash applications. For example, Rubycon has the FW series, and NCC has the PH series. These have working ...
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Where can I buy a finished mobile camera module? [closed]

I am interested in buying a really small camera module for one of my projects. I know I can buy some iPhone/Samsung camera replacements on Ebay. But I have no information on their connectors and ...
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Problems with extending camera module bus/cable?

I like the idea of using a GoPro (or other action camera) as a helmet cam when I'm riding my motorcycle, but I don't like having a big box glued to my forehead. I'm imagining a camera with the camera ...
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Interfacing VC0706 with AVR Microcontroller

I am having trouble interfacing a VC0706 Camera with only an AVR Microcontroller. I am using simple serial communication but the camera does not respond. I tried connecting it with a computer but ...
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Component for covering a very tiny hole (pinhole camera aperture)

I am experimenting with a pinhole camera - it is basically a camera with a very small hole (only 0,2 mm in diameter) instead of a lens (Wikipedia) I am trying to design the shutter - something that I ...
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Datasheet or other info on camera module of Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6

I got a couple of dead (water damage, broken) Samsung Galaxy S WiFi 3.6, so I'd like to use some of the parts of them. Especially I hoped to use the camera modules for some µC-Projects, but I can't ...
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Camera trigger issue [closed]

I have a camera from Imaging Source and it captures just one image for every external trigger pulse. But I want it to capture 3 images. Is there any idea of how to do it ? The datasheetfor the ...
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How to reduce the data rate?(OV7670 + AL422B(FIFO) Camera Module)

I bought this module: OV7670 + AL422B(FIFO) Camera Module and I want to send the live video of the camera by this NRF24L01 but I have a problem. I don't know is the RF module suitable(NRF24L01) for ...
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What is the sensor name and use and circuit diagram for Current TV will be used based on Body parts movement?

I want to know more about the Sensor which are used nowadays in the TV and Laptops we can access the functionality by moving our body parts. also used in Game play in Playstations, Laptops to change ...
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Help for find Camera Datasheet or interface to st32f103

I want to use of S302's Camera(the S302 is a mobile phone with a good camera) and interface it st32f103 but, unfortunately I can't find any datasheet for it. Also, I can find the schematic of Phone ...
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What's the difference between a thermal imaging sensor and an infrared CCD?

I was always under the impression that thermal radiation is essentially infrared energy, so what's the difference between a full thermal imaging camera (e.g. an FLIR) and a standard infrared CCD chip? ...
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Connecting a 10 bit camera to a CPU with 8 bit camera interface

I have 10 bit camera (MT9V032) that I need to attach to a processor that has only 8 bit camera data interface. (no LVDS) What is the best way to connect these two? My current plan is to leave data ...
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Build an WiFi IP camera with webcam

I have a USB webcam and a WiFi module which it can convert Serial data to WiFi and vice versa. The question is can I simply convert the data coming from the webcam to serial with a USB to Serial IC ...
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Pinout of iPhone 4/4S rear camera connector?

Has anyone come across the pinout of an iPhone 4/4S rear camera module connector?
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Is Arduino Due capable of transmitting video through internet?

Is Arduino Due capable of interfacing with a IP camera or any other webcams and transmit the video over the internet to a remote location through Ethernet?
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DSLR Hotshoe wiring to Arduino

I want to wire the hotshoe of my dslr (Nikon D5100) to my Arduino board in order to react to the shutter release of the camera. I measured a 5 to 8 volts signal between the trigger and the ground ...
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Interface/pinout of a smartphone camera module?

I am wondering where, if any, I can get information regarding interfacing/connecting with a smartphone camera module. For example, this camera module is a replacement for SGS4 and I can clearly see ...
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What is the best way to take multiple near-simultaneous pictures from 6 cameras on a development board?

I thought I could use a powered usb hub, connect the 6 cameras to it, connect the hub to the raspberry pi and capture the images one after the other quickly using the motion package. But I can't find ...
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variable-speed focus PTZ protocol

I'm building camera systems to mount on top of a TV tower. When storm clouds roll, in the video is displayed on the TV weather report. No one wants to climb the tower to manually pan and tilt and zoom ...
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How does SOLOSHOT work? [closed]

Does anyone know how SOLOSHOT works? I'm interested in exploring cheap ways of tracking an object relative to another object. So my brother sent me a link to this product and I'm having trouble ...
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Disabling the camera auto white balance

I've decided to use standard web-camera as a simple spectrograph, being inspired by this website (and this one too). The device actually works, as you may see on the image: But you may see on the ...
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Providing DC power with failover DIY for IP camera

I'm building a simple battery backup box for a 5V IP camera. I've got a few options for battery, sealed lead battery or a mix of portable LIPO style "USB" power bricks. I've seen boards built for ...
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Using standalone smartphone camera

Is there any possibility to use smartphone camera modules without their smartphone? those modules are relativity cheap and provide good results, can someone explain how to do it?
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Help identifying/selecting SMD MOSFET

I am repairing an IP camera that has a blown transistor in the power supply section. The transistor looks like a SOT23 transistor, but it has 6 pins (how is that package called, anyway?), 4 of them ...
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Receive bytes from UART camera

I am using a dsPIC33E MUC to interface an UART camera(VGA) at 115.2Kbps. The purpose is to save an image to a SD card. The program I wrote works well except that it's inside a loop checking if the ...
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Does there exist an IP camera that has a wireless AP? [closed]

I'm trying to perform a crude mans reverse camera system in an old car, and I was wondering if there is such a device as an IP camera, that has a built in wifi access point? Not a wifi IP camera, that ...
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Disposable Camera Charging Circuit - Will it transfer a maximum amount of energy?

This may sound naive but I would like to build a toy coil gun. I have seen designs where a charging circuit from a disposable camera is used to charge a capacitor. What if I wanted to use more battery ...
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Can I add a battery to some camera device?

Let's take Kodak Playfull HD camera, inside it has such battery with 3 wires: video Fully charged it works for about 2 hours, and I need more, so I want to add external source. I think I can connect ...
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Connecting old webcam via USB

I have removed the webcam (Chicony CNF-9157) from an old laptop with the intention of connecting it up to a computer via USB. The webcam and the LCD were connected to the motherboard by LVDS. ...
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How can I send video from my Arduino camera module video to my Android screen?

I'm trying to connect a camera module to my Arduino Mega, connect my Mega to my Android phone (throught BlueTooth or other), and send the live view of the camera to the mobile phone. I saw a video ...
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where can I buy standalone smartphone camera modules?

Question 1: I'm planning on hacking together a little proof-of-concept device using a pared-down Google Nexus 7 tablet as the base. I'd like to connect a higher resolution camera where the current ...
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How do I find a “pin readout” equivalent for this omnivision cameracube?

I need to know how to connect this omnivision cameracube to a pcb but I don't know what any of the connections on the bottom of the camera correspond to. How can I figure this out? ...
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Is it possible to solder or otherwise connect to this camera chip by hand?

[Disclaimer: I'm a beginner.] I ordered this OV7740 camera chip from Digikey without really researching it, thinking maybe I could connect to it with a microcontroller. (I have only Arduino at this ...
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What will I need to know to make a mini-camera? [closed]

I've recently had some trouble getting hold of a decent car dashboard camera and figured it might be a fun little pet-project to take on. I'm a software developer by trade, typically for the web. I ...
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why could i see IR light in a camera? [closed]

Usually we are not able to see infrared rays with our naked eyes. But we could see it when we watch it through a digital camera (or mobile camera). Why it happens?
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Building a “Photo Booth” without the booth?

I am a web developer, and I've always liked the idea of creating PHYSICAL hardware things. I have a hobby which is I take a picture of myself everyday, I've been doing it for about three years now. ...
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Options for wiring TTL camera to a Linux chip?

I'm a programmer that's a little out of his element here, and not sure where to start. I'm trying to figure out a way I can connect this TTL camera to a PCB that also has a cheap ARM or DSP CPU on ...
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Streaming camera solutions for RaspberryPi MCU

I'm trying to get a Raspberry Pi MCU to stream an A/V feed over the internet to a web server where I'll have some homegrown software capturing each frame and doing analysis with it. My general ...
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How can I build a small DC boost converter, similar to what exists on a flash camera circuit board?

So everyone knows that disposable camera flash boards have a small DC boost converter to power the tiny xenon flash tube. I have read several sources on the internet that seem to suggest that the ...
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How to stream Arduino-based camera to HTTP server?

I'm designing a simple Arduino-based robot that would be capable of streaming an A/V feed (small color camera and microphone) over the Internet to a URL (my web server). I would be using an Arduino ...
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Amplify a 3.5mm microphone

I have a camcorder that has an input for a microphone but the sound does not work when I put in the microphone. I read online somewhere that the microphone had to be powered. So I am thinking of ...
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What's the name of this small connector?

I would like to know what's the name of the connector on the side of the PCB? It's really small. Width: ~ 5 mm. Height: ~ 1.2 mm.
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Exemples how to connect camera module with micro-controller (Record videos) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: develop webcamera with battery and memory to SELF RECORDING (Disc Processing System) i have searched everywhere on the net on how to connect the camera module with micro ...
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homemade camera with CMOS module SEN-08667 recording video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: develop webcamera with battery and memory to SELF RECORDING (Disc Processing System) im trying to build an own camera that have the following things and record video to ...
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develop webcamera with battery and memory to SELF RECORDING (Disc Processing System)

In my studies projects I want to make an camera with SD memory card or USB mass storage (which is simple) micro-controller to translate commands (start recording, dump JPEG to SD card to ...