node-red-contrib-usbcamera 0.0.6

USB Camera

npm install node-red-contrib-usbcamera

A Node-RED node to take photos on a Raspberry Pi with a USB camera. This node will only work on an Raspberry Pi with a USB Camera.

Install

Run the following command in the root directory of your Node-RED install or home directory (usually ~/.node-red) and will also install needed libraries.

    npm install node-red-contrib-usbcamera

Additionally you have to install on the Raspberry Pi

You have to install fswebcam by following command.

    sudo apt install fswebcam

If you are using the default path - the /home/pi/Pictures will be used.

Runtime information

This node was tested to Node.js v6.11.3 and NPM 3.10.10 on Node-Red v0.17.5

Usage

usbcamera

This node is to take a photo in a given format directly from a USB camera on Raspberry Pi. The image of the photo is stored into the file-system and msg.payload will give you the path and the filename including extension to the photo or Buffer object.

This node was tested to Node.js v6.11.3 and NPM 3.10.10 on Node-Red v0.17.5.

Node Info

Version: 0.0.6
Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
License: Apache-2.0

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Nodes

  • usbcamera

Keywords

  • node-red
  • usbcamera
  • USB
  • Camera

Maintainers

  • makaishi2