Dan Julio
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Webcam with Pan/Tilt Servos and Battery Backup

Extending motionEyeOS on a Pi Zero to support pan/tilt servos, battery backup and an on-screen status display.

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Webcam with Pan/Tilt Servos and Battery Backup

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
×1
Camera Module
Raspberry Pi Camera Module
×1
Adafruit Raspberry Pi Zero W Camera Cable
×1
8 GB MicroSD Flash Memory Card
×1
Pan-Tilt HAT
Pimoroni Pan-Tilt HAT
×1
Solar Pi Platter
×1
2500 mA 3.7V LiPo battery
×1
5.25V 3A USB power adapter
×1
3-pin 2.54mm spacing right-angle header
×2
4-40 6.35 mm nylon male-female standoff
×8

Software apps and online services

Motioneyeos Distro for Pi Zero
Additional scripts
Communication utility for Pi Platter

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

plastic_cutout.svg

Drawing of plastic cutouts.

plastic_cutout.lyz

Plastic cutout file for a cheap Chinese laser cutter like I used at my makerspace.

Code

Github

https://github.com/danjulio/rocketblue-automation

Github

https://github.com/ccrisan/motioneyeos

Credits

Dan Julio

Dan Julio

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I am an electrical engineer and maker living and working in the foothills above Boulder, Colorado.

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