camera – Support for camera input

The camera module contains classes to control the camera and take pictures.

class camera.Camera

The class to control camera.

Usage:

import board
import sdioio
import storage
import camera

sd = sdioio.SDCard(
    clock=board.SDIO_CLOCK,
    command=board.SDIO_COMMAND,
    data=board.SDIO_DATA,
    frequency=25000000)
vfs = storage.VfsFat(sd)
storage.mount(vfs, '/sd')

cam = camera.Camera()

buffer = bytearray(512 * 1024)
file = open("/sd/image.jpg","wb")
size = cam.take_picture(buffer, width=1920, height=1080, format=camera.ImageFormat.JPG)
file.write(buffer, size)
file.close()

Initialize camera.

deinit(self)

De-initialize camera.

take_picture(self, buf: WriteableBuffer, format: ImageFormat)

Take picture and save to buf in the given format. The size of the picture taken is width by height in pixels.

Returns:the number of bytes written into buf
Return type:int
class camera.ImageFormat

Image format

Enum-like class to define the image format.

JPG :ImageFormat

JPG format.

RGB565 :ImageFormat

RGB565 format.