Log 4: Verify that Picamera Works

A project log for Control Mechanism of an Autonomous Quadcopter

Obstacle detection system by OpenCv on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

Canberk Suat GurelCanberk Suat Gurel 02/11/2016 at 12:540 Comments

Make sure you have enabled the camera by

sudo raspi-config
(If you don't know how to do this take a look at Log 2.)
raspistill -o cam.jpg    # take a picture with the raspberry picam
raspivid -o video.h264 -t 10000    #record a video (for 10s) with picam
ls -l
command to verify "cam.jpg" and "video.h256" are there.
pcmanfm &
command to open the documents folder of the raspberry pi


there should be the picture you've just took (named as cam.jpg) double click on that to open the picture

also the video (named as video.h264) that you've recorded is located in the same directory.