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June 30, 2016 AT 9:00 am

New Project! Wearable Pi Camera

Make a DIY Wearable Camera!

This project uses the Raspberry Pi Zero and Pi camera module v2 to make a nifty little camera, ideal for capturing time lapse photography.

Packed into a simple 3D printed case, we’ve fitted a PowerBoost 500C and 500mAh lipo battery. With some extra add-ons, it can be worn on a lanyard or clipped to a pocket or pack.

A custom shell script uses the raspistill function to snap a photo every few seconds. Slide the SD card into your computer to review the day’s activities or merge all the images into a time lapse animation.

This is a great build to remix because there’s lots of possible configurations. Check out the full tutorial for more info. The design files for the 3D printed case are up on thingivse.

Check out the tutorial on learn.adafruit.com

Download STLs


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