This project employs computer vision to ensure that your cat will have exclusive entry access to your home. The door is motion-activated, and will unlock only when it detects a cat face.
As an exercise, you can extend this project by implementing any of the following features:
- A user interface to view photos of animals that tried to re-enter the house.
- A dashboard that displays information on the frequency of your cat’s comings and goings.
- An option to re-train the classifier using images of your cat.
- A text-messaging system that sends images of animals blocked from entering the house, with the option for a reply to manually override the classifier’s decision.
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