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The primary advantage of the Raspberry Pi NoIR camera is seeing in complete darkness. By using an Infrared light source - completely invisible to the human eye - images and videos can be captured with no visible illumination whatsoever.   This video was shot in complete darkness with the new NoIR V2 camera. All illumination comes from two Infrared LEDs powered from the Raspberry Pi itself. It's an example of a common use of night vision - security and surveillance.   A rather shifty ...
No I.R. Despite its name, the new NoIR V2 camera for the Raspberry Pi isn't something designed for filming 1940's mobster movies. What makes it special isn't an additional feature, but rather what it lacks. Most digital cameras are designed to capture images in the same spectrum of light as a normal human eye, producing realistic photos and videos. While cameras can view light outside of this range, filters are use to ensure that only the desired light makes it in the final image. The NoIR ca ...

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