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Raspberry Pi powered live streaming dog camera #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Cute project from Instructables user ekarweta.

This is a project of a live streaming camera I made with my friend Jeff for our Physical Computing Class at the VCU Brandcenter. It was inspired by the relationship five little girls I used to babysit have with my dog Borealis. I wanted to give them a way to see his adventures online now that we live in two different cities.

You can easily make adjustments and put it on your own backpack or turn it into a security camera.

Here is what you will need

Materials:

  1. Raspberry Pi B+ (you can make adjustments and use a B)
  2. Raspi Cam
  3. USB Wifi dongle
  4. Solar Panel
  5. USB/DC/Solar Lithium Ion/Polymer Charger
  6. Power Boost (500 or 1000)
  7. JST 2-pin cables
  8. Lithium Ion Battery Pack
  9. DC Male connector
  10. USB to micro USB cable
  11. Dog Backpack
  12. USB Flash Drive (optional)
  13. Alternatively you can use a Portable Travel Charger.

Tools:

  1. Needles and Thread
  2. Felt or other soft material
  3. Insta Morph Plastic
  4. Soldering Iron
  5. Solder
  6. Heat Shrink
  7. Electric Tape
  8. Iron on patch

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