CHI@Edge Camera Peripheral Tutorial

The following tutorial aims to provide a reproducible set of steps for using the Pi Camera Module 3 to take pictures and videos on CHI@Edge hosted Raspberry Pi devices.

Recommended pre-requisite: we strongly recommend completing the official CHI@Edge tutorial prior to attempting this tutorial.

The CHI@Edge Camera Peripheral Tutorial artifact contains the following files

  • Dockerfile that specifies a container image with the standard libcamera software stack to drive the camera sensor and the rpicam applications that enable image and video capture using the camera on raspberry pis

  • Jupyter notebook that showcases how to capture iamges and videos using the Pi Camera. First, by showing how to make lease for a pre-configured camera-enabled device and then how to launch a fully featured container with the right device profiles and dependencies.

  • Readme with more in-depth information about how this device was set up behind the scenes to accommodate camera support.

This artifact is maintained on a best-effort basis by our support team, contributions to this peripheral support or any peripheral support on CHI@Edge are highly welcome.

We encourage our users to visit the newly updated official documentation for enabling peripherals on CHI@Edge devices.

Happy frame capturing!

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