Friday, January 13, 2017

Building a Motion Activated Security Camera with the Raspberry Pi Zero @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

from Building a Motion Activated Security Camera with the Raspberry Pi Zero @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi
by Kelly

Screen Shot 2017 01 05 at 12 05 24

Fantastic project tutorial from Mark West, via RaspberryPiPod.

Recently my wife and I suspected that some unwanted guests had been visiting our garden.  After a discussion we decided that we needed a motion activated camera that could send us emails once it detected movement.  We also wanted the ability to view the live video stream from the camera on demand.

As a fully fledged Raspberry Pi geek I knew right away that I wanted to build my own solution.  My wife was not so convinced, and starting listing the dozens of unfinished projects I currently have on my backlog.  After promising her that I would see this project through to the bitter end I finally got permission to build a proof of concept

This project required no coding, but quite a bit of configuration. It took about 6-7 hours to complete once I had the parts in place.  I spent most of this time wrestling with Linux and this blog will hopefully help anyone attempting a similar project.

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