Neat peep hole camera project from Becky Stern! Check out the Instructables for the project here.
What follows is are the details of my peep hole webcam built with a Raspberry Pi Zero. I live in a large NYC apartment building and am regularly curious about sounds I hear coming from the hallway, and wish I had an eye outside from my desk. I have successfully used this webcam peep hole rig to identify The Hallway Whistler, among other mysteries. Using the motion detection, one could configure such a system to automatically take/upload photos and videos of door events. But I’m no Linux expert– I largely followed Tony D’s Cloud Cam tutorial on Adafruit for the software configurations required!
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