The image sensors supports kinds of output formats like Raw RGB Bayer, YUV, JPEG, RGB565, RGB555, RGB444 and etc. In preview mode RGB output is preferred and it can be changed to other format when capture mode. In ArduCAM shield the LCD screen only support RGB565 data format, so when Read more…
User frequently reported that the ArduCAM shield doesn’t work with DUE board, and it is now a known issue. We figured out that in the Due board the default SD library speed is much faster than ArduCAM shield. The current ArduCAM shield SPI timing only supports less than 10Mbps. So Read more…
This post introduces how to use ArduCAM host application to take high resolution time elapse image with ArduCAM shield. We need the following items to complete this demonstration:
- Arduino UNO board
- ArduCAM-F or ArduCAM-LF shield
- OV5642 camera module with fisheye lens
- Arduino example sketch ArduCAM_SPI_OV5642_FIFO_UART.ino
- ArduCAM host application
Recently ArduCAM team designed a simple-point-and-shoot digital camera for Raspberry Pi B+ board, it integrates both LCD touch screen and 5MP Raspberry Pi camera board into a single shield. It is well mated with Raspberry Pi B+ board, combined the WIFI dongle user can optionally transfer the captured photos to anywhere else. The RaspCAM features changeable lens options, user can replace the lens with fisheye or telescope lens according to their applications. (more…)
The Pi NoIR is a Raspberry Pi camera module with no Infrared filter for night time and low light photography using an Infrared light. Useful for wildlife research, science projects, night time security or making artistic photo’s. The Raspberry Pi camera module has been used for many things such Read more…
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AN ARDUINO TIME-LAPSE CAMERA USING ARDUCAM
While experimenting with my pinhole cameras, I did a lot of thinking about capturing and displaying the passage of time. Day and night, the change of seasons, sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset, tides, rush hour, busy times at restaurants, even life and death marks the passage of time.
There are plenty of commercially-available time-lapse photography devices. These require either an AC power source, a solar panel or a beefy battery, expensive photography equipment, and are large and easy to spot. Between the size and the expense, this strongly limits the duration of time lapse I would be able to take even if such a device wasn’t prone to being stolen by the first philistine that came across it. My goal is to make the smallest, most energy efficient and least expensive camera possible so that I am free to set them everywhere and see what the passage of time shows me.
To do this, I decided to give ArduCam a try.