The Raspberry Pi is a small embedded computer used for education and hobby projects.

Schimera has developed software for Raspberry Pi which is free and available to download now.

Raspberry Pi Camera Module Python Library

  • A Python extension based largely on a stripped down version of Raspistill and Raspivid that allows taking still photos and video from Python without launching an external process.
  • Includes access to exposure, image effects and lighting settings.

  • Take a full resolution JPG image.
  • Take a specific resolution and quality JPG image
  • Take a specific resolution image and return as an RGB array
  • Return the difference between two RGB image arrays for motion detection
  • Turn the Camera LED On/Off (requires the config.txt file to turn LED off on boot)
  • Record video for a set length of time and dimension