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)None

De-initialize camera.

take_picture(self, buf: _typing.WriteableBuffer, format: camera.ImageFormat)int

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.