How to connect USB Camera to Raspberry PLC
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How to connect USB Camera to Raspberry PLC
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Explanation

TAKING PICTURES 


1. Connect the Raspberry PLC to a WIFi network



2. Open up a terminal windows and issue the following command to install the fswebcam package:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install fswebcam

3. Add your user to the video group:

sudo usermod -a -G video <username>


4. Enter the command fswebcam followed by a filename. A picture will be taken using the webcam, and saved to the filename specified:

fswebcam image.jpg


5. Specify the resolution using the -r flag:

fswebcam -r 1280x720 image.jpg


For more information, please go to:

 https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/usage/webcams/


RECORDING VIDEOS

1. Install the ffmpeg packages:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install ffmpeg


2. Exec the next command to record a video from an input file, an save it to an output file:

ffmpeg -i <input file> <output file>


Check out the ffmpeg documentation for more details

https://www.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.html


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How to connect USB Camera to Raspberry PLC
Boot & Work Corp. S.L., Fernandez Queralt Martinez
28 April, 2021
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