Tweeting Catflap With Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Daphne the cat’s entrance is tweeted whenever she walks through the catflap. via gadgette
Tweeting at @DaphneFlap, the catflap belongs to the very regal Daphne (who’s also on Twitter), beloved cat of tech journalist Kate Bevan. The tweeting catflap is a joint project between her and software developer Bernie Sumption, using the tiny Raspberry Pi PC…
Using a reed switch (an electrical switch that uses a magnetic field to make a connection between two metal rods) duct taped to the catflap, the software designed by Bernie tells the hilarious-looking webcam to take a picture as Daphne comes through the catflap.
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