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by Stannieman
Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Picamera setting alpha for overlays not working
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Picamera setting alpha for overlays not working

Yep I can confirm that it works fine for RGB layers, but not for RGBA layers.
My alpha level set to the layer is within the range, but I think this check is the problem.

It's probably easiest to use the other approach of moving layers up and down to work around this.

Thanks!
by Stannieman
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Picamera setting alpha for overlays not working
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Re: Picamera setting alpha for overlays not working

Good point. My overlays are indeed RGBA. I'll try with RGB ones later this week and let you know if they do work fine.
Moving layers around would work fine for my application BTW (though a bit less convenient), just found it curious that alpha was not working.
by Stannieman
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Camera board
Topic: Picamera setting alpha for overlays not working
Replies: 5
Views: 207

Picamera setting alpha for overlays not working

Hi I'm using Picamera 1.13 and have a UI made of overlays. According the documentation it should be possible to change the layer and alpha to hide and show overlays. Changing the layer works perfectly fine, but setting alpha to 0 on the same overlay does nothing. It does seem to work fine if I try t...
by Stannieman
Thu Sep 01, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Windows 10 for IoT
Topic: Camera module
Replies: 18
Views: 7820

Re: Camera module

We're over a year later now and I was wondering... Is there any progress on this?
I'd write some MMAL wrapper or whatever myself if I could, but I'm afraid I have not enough knowledge about lower level camera stuff, drivers and abstraction layers and the kind used...

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