Pigeon: An Open source Raspberry PI Zero W Cloud Camera
by geraldoramos, published
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Pigeon is a simple cloud home surveillance camera project that uses the new Raspberry Pi Zero W single board computer ($10). It uses a custom designed 3D printed enclosure that fits the board and the camera. A wall mount is also included.
The goal of this project is to provide an easy way to setup a basic (yet functional) cloud camera at a very low cost (~$20 total). The software includes features like motion detection and Dropbox integration.
- A Rasberry Pi Zero W running Raspbian and connected to the internet. The regular (no-wifi) Raspberry PI Zero also works, but will require a usb wifi doongle that will stay out of the designed enclosure: Buy a Raspberry PI Zero W
- A Raspberry Pi camera with cable: Buy it
- (optional) A long micro-usb power cable: Buy it
For software installation instructions please check the Github repository
Also available on Instructables
Assembling is pretty straight forward, please use the comments if you have any questions.
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