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DIY Raspberry Pi-powered security camera

27 January 2020
The DIY security camera powered by Raspberry Pi. Source: Thingiverse

A maker has developed a smart home security camera using a Raspberry Pi-controlled via motionEye operating system.

The security camera contains no hard edges with the camera body and ceiling mount blending in a singular structure to accommodate smart home devices to be sleeker in shape.

The camera is designed to fit together with two screws for mounting the camera module and a rotational bearing that allows for 360° rotation.

The camera is built using a Raspberry Pi Zero W along with a Raspberry Pi V2 camera module and requires a 125 mm Raspberry Pi Zero Camera ribbon cable. The motionEyeOS includes features such as image masking and the ability to email motion captures to a smartphone.

Other components include HDMI to mini HDMI cable, USB to micro USB adapter, Micro SD card and 2 A wall power supply.

Learn how to build one by going to the Thingiverse website.

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