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Professional level thermal camera with an Adafruit PyGamer #PyGamer #Adafruit @CedarGroveMakr

Cedar Grove Studios (Twitter @CedargroveMakr) posts about a new project:

Final test of the Thermal Camera project. Uses Adafruit AMG8833 Thermal Cam Wing and PyGamer with CircuitPython. Features include image/histogram display, alarm, focus, adjustable display range. Simple dryer vent monitor project scope-creep. Test Video (below)

The project allowed for an examination of the capabilities of CircuitPython’s displayio model:

A benefit from pursuing this project was gaining a working knowledge of CircuitPython’s displayio graphic approach. A pivotal step was visualizing a display group’s inherent layering. Hoping that developing project design documentation will help to lock in the new knowledge.

The accompanying drawing shows the display hierarchy:

See the Twitter thread and the demonstration video below.


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