Archive | Raspberry Pi

Raspbian + OpenCV pre-configured and pre-installed.

Ever since I wrote the first PyImageSearch tutorial on installing OpenCV + Python on the Raspberry Pi B+ back in February 2015 it has been my dream to offer a downloadable, pre-configured Raspbian .img file with OpenCV pre-installed. Today this dream has become a reality. I am pleased to announce that both the Quickstart Bundle and Hardcopy […]

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Multiple cameras with the Raspberry Pi and OpenCV

I’ll keep the introduction to today’s post short, since I think the title of this post and GIF animation above speak for themselves. Inside this post, I’ll demonstrate how to attach multiple cameras to your Raspberry Pi…and access all of them using a single Python script. Regardless if your setup includes: Multiple USB webcams. Or the Raspberry […]

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Unifying picamera and cv2.VideoCapture into a single class with OpenCV

Over the past two weeks on the PyImageSearch blog, we have discussed how to use threading to increase our FPS processing rate on both built-in/USB webcams, along with the Raspberry Pi camera module. By utilizing threading, we learned that we can substantially reduce the affects of I/O latency, leaving the main thread to run without being blocked as […]

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