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Automate camera to capture images at specific time intervals? [on hold]

I'm trying to create an app that takes a picture of the user every 0.5 seconds and then performs image processing on the image in the form of eye detection with OpenCV. My question is how to continue ...
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Camera missing on Huawei Ascend Y600 (Android)

I have a Camera error saying Cant connect to camera, so I went to Setting > Apps > All to clear data and cache. But I cant find the Camera App under "All Apps". I also tried to scroll down to ...
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Overlay a semi-transparent image on top of the Camera app

I'd like to take a picture in the exact spot as another photo I've take a while back. To help lining up the shot, I wonder if it would be possible to overlay the camera app with a semi-transparent ...
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Using HTC Duo cameras to calculate distance

Since my One M8s has two cameras, it should be possible to calculate how far away any object in view is. I can't see any way to do this within HTC's built-in apps, but I know they released an API for ...
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unable find camera switching option in micromax canvas spark

iam not getting camera switching between front and rear since i replaced my display in micromax canvas spark mobile. can anyone please help me out regarding this. after changing display i didnt get ...
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Infinite time lapse using with cloud storge

I was looking for a solution that would send my backup directly to cloud so that my phone memory would not fill up. I am trying to make a very long time lapse (many frames over long period of time). ...
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Cameranext not saving pictures

I am using a non-rooted Oneplus One (cm12, all patches). I have to admit that I really dont use the camera very often, but on a family trip yesterday i noticed, the pictures i took were not saved, ...
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Android phone's front camera is working but cannot switch to rear camera

My android phone's front camera is working but cannot see the option for switching to rear camera. Hence not able to use the rear camera
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Make android phone as USB Webcam

I have an Android tablet based on Android Lollipop (5.1.1) and I want to use this device as a webcam via USB. I know some apps could work (e.g. DroidCam or WO WebCam) but they require extra clients ...
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How to Decide where Camera Shots are Going?

I cannot find any option in Settings of different Camera applications etc Nexus default Camera and CyanogenMod Camera where the pictures are going. I would like that new pictures go to the directory ...
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Some photos not opening after installing a MicroSD

I have a Lenovo K4 note with 16 GB inbuilt memory. I have also installed 128GB MicroSD. Now some photos that were just fine are not getting displayed. It just shows a grey screen. In gallery for those ...
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Tasker “Share” File

I use an application called Coach's Eye to record training videos and review technique. To import videos, I can either go through the app and click "import", or more frequently I go through the ...
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How to remove camera shortcut on lock screen?

I want to remove the short cut from my phone's lock screen I find it quite annoying and have not found anything in settings or through my own searches. I'd like to get rid of the short-cut in the ...
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Xperia Z1 camera problem

I need someone who knows about flashing, bootloader unlocking and related topics for this problem: My Xperia Z1 doesn't take photos when the app tries to focus. With no focus enabled it goes ...
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Can I login to Whatsapp Web without scanning the QR code?

My camera doesn't work. I already tried downloading different camera applications but none of them worked. Problem is physical not software-related. How can I login to Whatsapp Web without scanning ...
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How to take multiple shots with a timer?

In the default camera app of my Samsung Galaxy S3, I can set the timer to take a picture after a delay of up to 10 sec. I can also use the burst mode or the best photo mode to get several shots at ...
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Make android phone as driver-free USB Webcam

I have a video call device which only works with driver-free usb webcams attached. Since I dont have a USB webcam at hand, so I wonder if I can make Android phone (rooted) emulated as a driver-free ...
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Problem With Phone Camera

When I take a picture it says couldn't find file and when someone sends a picture on WhatsApp it says file doesn't exist on the sd card. I have to turn the phone off and back on and they have to send ...
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Nubia Z9 gives error on starting camera

I bought the nubia z9 mini last year November. About a week ago this message appears when using the camera: "camera error" "Please make sure no other applications occupy the camera, or try to ...
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Play recorded video at the recorded FPS

I have a OnePlus One. I am able to record videos at 60 FPS and 120 FPS but the videos are slowed down to 30 FPS when they are being played back because the app assumes that I want to see them in slow ...
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Stock android camera app. How to prevent default settings from taking over

I'm on Android 5 KitKat but I've seen this in Android 4.x as well. The stock camera app has the settings for contrast sharpness brightness etc. I always want the sharpness to be maximum along with ...
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How much difference does the camera app make for photo's quality?

I have just bought a Moto X Play, which comes with the proprietary Motorola camera app. I am wondering, how much difference does the camera app make for the basic photo quality like: automatic ...
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Which camera gives more accurate image, the front or the back camera?

My phone is Kyocera Hydro Icon with Android 4.4.2. I use its back and front cameras to take pictures of my head and face at distances around an arm's length. I found the front camera gives more ...
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How to send .gif files recorded in our device thro some chatting Apps to be specific ( WhatsApp, Hiken)

I found an camera App named Cameringo from Playstore and it has an option to record an small time period of actions and save it in .gif format so i tried and recorded some .gif animations and it was ...
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How to use my Phone as a wifi camera for my TV

I've got a Sony Xperia Z3 phone. I'd like to use the video camera function and live-stream to my TV in another room. So far my best success was using 2 phones with video conferencing and an MHL ...
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How to use burst / slow-mo features on Nexus 6p?

The Nexus 6p is supposed to have some cool features dealing with burst and slow-motion (high frame rate) capture, but all my searches for how to use these features are turning up an explanation that ...
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How do I disable camera autofocus on the Galaxy S5?

I'm trying to take video with my camera on my Galaxy S5, but the shots are almost always out of focus, or the autofocus will kick in randomly and leave the shot blurred. I have tried the stock ...
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Why does unlocking bootloader affect camera quality on some devices?

Sony announced it officially that unlocking bootloader, since it will remove DRM keys, might affect camera quality. For high-end devices running recent software versions, for instance Xperia Z3, ...
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What's this persistent Camera-app notification in Android 6.0?

I've been using my Nexus 5X for about a week now, but this morning was the first time I noticed the following notification: Backstory: I snapped a few photos this morning (w/ default camera app). ...
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Root/tips to make camera app start faster?

I am specifically concerned with the camera app on my new Nexus 6P. The camera starts slow compared to iPhone cam even though the shot quality is great. Is there a way to give the camera app more ...
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Make the photos taken by Android Camera app and Google Camera app smaller when created?

The photos taken by either Android Camera app or Google Camera app are too large when created. Is it possible to change some settings in the two apps to make the photos smaller when created? Thanks.
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Camera keeps crashing on Google Nexus 5 with 6.0 Marshmallow

I have a Google Nexus 5 with Kernel 3.4.0-g2aa165e and build number MRA58N. (Android 6 Marshmallow) Its not rooted or modified. Just recently the camera keeps crashing. I click the camera button and ...
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Camera Firmware not installed on GT-I9515L

TL;DR My Rear Camera doesn't work and the Firmware version for it is null and I think I need to install it manually. How do I do that in a Samsung Galaxy S4 GT-I9515L with PDA I9515LUBU1BOJ1 and CSC ...
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What does the “no thumbnail” error mean?

I am able to take photos with my tablet, but when I try to view them I get a blank screen with the message "no thumbnail". I never had this problem before. I can see older pictures with no problems ...
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My phone's camera app doesn't work

When I'm trying to take photos, I get the error: The application Camera (process com.android.camera) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again. My phone is a Verzo Kinzo with Android version 2.2. ...
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Programmatic control over USB of Android Camera

Thanks for taking the time to look at this question. I'm trying to build an automated lab imaging solution that integrates with our information system, and am finding webcams too low-res, and SLR ...
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Take a photo in PNG (or other lossless) format

I need to take a collection of photographs using my Samsung Note 4 used as resources for a video game. To give the best experience, it is important that I use a completely lossless format for this. ...
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How to turn off “Shake to wake camera” on Nexus 5?

Ages ago, while running Lollipop, I found a setting to allow activation of the camera whilst locked. All you have to do is shake the phone. I'll give that a try, I thought. After all, I can always ...
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no such ctrl error message from OV5642 camera driver

I am running a third party android application that scans QR code using a camera. When the application connects to the camera I get a device Error message on the minicom terminal OV5642 1-003c: ...
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Why does Nexus 5 only allow up to 0.8 second exposure?

Apparently with Lollipop it's possible to get more control of the camera. For example, it's possible to set the shutter speed. This does work, but only allows 0.8 seconds exposure on my Nexus 5, and ...
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How does one share Samsung camera “Virtual Shot” (3D spin-around) photos?

I recently traveled to Europe and took dozens of beautiful 3D spin-around shots using Samsung built-in camera's "Virtual Shot" mode photos. These look amazing on my phone, but I want to share them ...
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Can the Samsung Galaxy Note II stock camera app be transplanted to a custom firmware?

I've had a Sprint Samsung Galaxy Note II (SPH-L900) for 2½ years. I've always liked the stock Camera app that it came with, and I've missed having it around since I replaced the stock firmware with ...
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Configure apps to store data on external SD?

I have a S5 with Cyanogenmod v12. I've gone through every setting screen I could find but was unable to locate where to tell the default Camera app to store pics/vids on SD instead of internal ...
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Camera feed over SSH

I have logged in to my Android phone through SSH (installed SSH client in Android and through putty from Windows) on Wifi, and now I need to pipe the camera feed to my computer via SSH. On Debian, I ...
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Use image file as camera

Instead of using the real camera, I would like to simulate the camera input as a static image file. I want it to work with any app, as if it was a camera. To be specific, the Android is inside an ...
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Selfie stick button causes music to play instead of taking photo

I am trying to get a selfie stick to work with a HTC One X running CyanogenMod 7. The selfie stick is button activated with a 3.5mm "headphone" jack. http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B010QPQDRC ...
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Why do different Android phones with the same camera specs have different picture quality? [closed]

I was comparing the rear camera quality of two Android phones; The Samsung Galaxy S2 and Lenovo A7000. Both have the same camera specs, A7000: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash ...
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“Camera Busy” dialog shows on Moto X 2013 when I launch camera app

I have a problem my Moto x 2013 camera says it is busy every time I start the Motorola camera app. Third party apps also have trouble using the camera. My phone is on Android version 5.1 but it has ...
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Why are some of my pictures all black?

I was out on a hike today and took a few pictures. When taking a picture I saw the usual animation where I see snapshot of the picture just taken, and then it slides away from the screen to display ...
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How to tweak camera/screen for Whatsapp web QR scanner

This is NOT a duplicate of Why I can't scan the WhatsApp QR? or Can't scan QR code for WhatsApp web due to camera inverted or tilted on Galaxy Y Duos. I'm using CyanogenMod 11 (snapshot M12) ...