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Mark Edward Soper, Expanding Your Raspberry Pi, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2922-4_7

7. Imaging and Video

Mark Edward Soper

(1)Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Thanks to its onboard USB port(s) and camera connector, a Raspberry Pi can be a small, yet powerful imaging and video tool. In this chapter, you learn how to use the camera connector to connect to cameras made especially for the Pi, connect to webcams made for PCs, capture stills and video from these sources, and scan images and documents with a multifunction device or dedicated image scanner.

Hardware Used in This Chapter

  • Raspberry Pi (various models)

  • Raspberry Pi camera

  • Webcam

  • Image scanners

Connecting a Camera to the Camera Port

Almost all Raspberry Pi models (with the ...

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