Template:Rpi open cam

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  • To use camera, you need to first enable the camera
sudo raspi-config
  • Choose Interface Options -> Camera -> Yes
Rpi Enable Camera.png
  • CSI camera is not be listed as video device in Raspberry Pi by default, you need to modify the modules file :
sudo nano /etc/modules
  • Append the line to the file
bcm2835-v4l2
Pan-tilt hat addmodules.png
  • Reboot and check the device
sudo reboot
ls /dev/video*

video0 device will be listed as expected.