SleePi Sleepiness Detector with Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

If you’ve ever been in class and tried to keep your eyes open, this project may be for you. But please listen to the creators: don’t drive tired. Here’s more from the Raspberry Pi Blog:

Firstly, you should absolutely never drive tired. The UK’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency says that, by law, after every 5 hours 30 minutes of driving you must take a break of at least 30 minutes.

We’re sharing this project because we like the software behind this sleepiness detector, which can tell when your eyes narrow and alert you before you nod off. A safer application of this invention could be for exam cramming season when you don’t want to fall asleep before reading that final chapter of your revision guide. Or perhaps for the sleepier among us who need extra help staying awake for the New Year’s Eve countdown. We cannot miss another one of those. But we get SO sleepy.

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