Raspberry Pi’s new HD and infrared camera modules

Product Announcement from RS Components, Ltd.

Suitable for beginners as well as advanced users with a whole host of functions, including slow-motion and time-lapse.

The camera’s 15 cm ribbon cable slots straight into the CSI (Camera Serial Interface port) on your Pi which allows you to access the camera using various APIs: Video for Linux (V4L) or Multi-Media Abstraction Layer (MMAL). In addition libraries such as Picamera Python are available, with many more online.

The Standard Visible model is ideal for home security applications as well as wildlife watching and botanical purposes.

Pi NoIR is ideal for video and still photography at night. Adding IR LEDs allows you to see in the dark, perfect for monitoring nocturnal animals and plant life.