There are lots of devices on the market that allow you to monitor your home from a central interface. In this article, we are going to make our own DIY version of such devices. To do so, we will use the latest Raspberry Pi board, the B+ model, and the official Raspberry Pi camera module. We will also perform some measurements from a temperature and humidity sensor.
At the end of the article, you will be able to build an interface to access the camera and the sensor recordings from a single page. We will also see how to acess this interface from anywhere in the world. Let’s dive in!
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.