Raspberry Pi DropCam Alternative

I was looking for a way to check in on my house while away as well as have any motion captured and uploaded to the internet as a security camera. Doing a little research online and realizing that I had a raspberry pi and a usb webcam not being used for anything else, This is what I put together. Please note, this is a brute force method and does not provide any type of security to the webcams stream but its ...

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Raspberry Pi Remote For Free!

For my first ible I just wanted to give everyone a quick tutorial on how to use the HDMI-CEC protocol to control your Pi with your Tv's remote control. This is very useful because is saves you from having to buy a remote just for your Pi and also leaves you with an open usb that you would have needed for your wireless keyboard and mouse. Step 1: Do You Have CEC? Every manufacturer has a different trade name ...

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Raspberry Pi moving timelapse

Step 1: Connect the Camera So to connect the camera is quite simple and there is a lot of help online. The official help video is here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/help/camera-module-set... but I found this to be more helpful http://thepihut.com/blogs/raspberry-pi-tutorials/1... once installed and you have enabled the camera try it out with the raspistill -o image.jpg command. Hopefully it takes a picture b ...

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Control your old film camera with a Raspberry Pi

Vintage Pi Recipe Using the techniques provided here, you can control a film SLR camera and a USB GPS receiver with a Raspberry Pi. Using Raspberry Pi to control motors, LEDs, digital cameras, and other sorts of modern peripherals is nothing new. However, you can also make the tiny computer work with the technology of yesteryear. My recent Raspberry Pi-related project is a case in point. Although I have a d ...

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Make a secret IR-camera security raspberry pi unit

Did you ever wanted to know what's going on in your room, when you're not at home? Did you ever wanted to know who's entering your room and grubbing around in your things? Did you want to have a robot friend you can send messages and who would answer? So then I got news for you: It can be done with a raspberry pi and only a few extra parts! Come on let's do it! Don't be afraid of the many steps. Some you ca ...

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Raspberry Pi world web cam

Concept: The broadband Internet that you use in your house for 24*7 might be costing you around $9 to $35 per month , add another $150 (one time ) to it and you have your own home surveillance system which will monitor your home 24*7 from a strategic point inside your home which you can watch 24*7 from Internet while you are away from your home. What more ? in case it senses something unnatural, it will cap ...

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Create a video player with Dolby Digital/DTS output

You have an older home theater receiver with an S/PDIF input (optical or RCA) and want to play movies with DTS or Dolby Digital soundtracks? This guide shows how you can get 5.1 sound output from a Raspberry Pi even if your AV receiver does not feature an DTS/AC3 capable HDMI input. Step 1: What you need A home theater receiver or amplifier with an SPDIF input. A Raspberry Pi 2 including a power supply A Hi ...

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Raspberry Pi Motion Sensitive Camera

Using a Raspberry Pi, a Raspberry Pi camera module, a PIR motion sensor, a USB WiFi adapter, a handful of parts, and a couple of Python programs, you can construct a camera that will automatically snap photos or record short videos when something moves in front of the camera and will automatically upload the photos/videos to Dropbox. This instructable shows how to build a Raspberry Pi Motion Sensitive Camer ...

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Trigger a Webcam with a button and Raspberry Pi

This instructable will show how to trigger a webcam using Raspberry and a push button. A bash script run at startup and it launch a Python script that survey the GPIO port. When the button is pressed, a "fswebcam" command runs. Step 1: Materials - Raspberry Pi 2 Model B - Webcam (Make sure your camera is UVC complain) - Push Button - Breadboard - Cables Step 2: Wiring - Connect the push button to the GPIO p ...

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Macro Pi – Focus Stacking using Raspberry Pi

Here’s another in the series of articles of photographic uses for the Raspberry Pi SBC (Single Board Computer). This time, it’s re-purposing an old flatbed scanner as a macro rail for focus stacking images in macro photography. The Plan There’s a common issue with shooting macro photography, and that’s the limitation in depth of field (or depth of focus). It can be as little as 0.5mm, depending on the camer ...

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