Alternative to Pi Cam?

SvenCam report abuse


I am looking for a camera working with raspberry pi. You know cameras compatible with raspberry?




mattb report abuse

Hi Sven,

Besides the board level MIPI camera, Pretty much the world of webcams is totally open to you as a starting point :).

Also you could try the industrial cameras like the Basler Dart or those from IDS.

The pi cam and webcams have the convinience of pre-build community supported libraries, so this is probably the fastest route.

As for the industrial cameras, most of these vendors supply their own SDK/API's in various languages.

As a tip, I'd prototype with the easiest possible route and see how far that goes. Knowing that will really help narrow down the selection of the hundreds of other cameras later on :).

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