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The Raspberry Pi camera module can be used to take high-definition video, as well as stills photographs. It’s easy to use for beginners, but has plenty to offer advanced users if you’re looking to expand your knowledge. There are lots of examples online of people using it for time-lapse, slow-motion and other video cleverness. You can also use the libraries we bundle with the camera to createeffects.

If you’re interested in the nitty-gritty, you’ll want to know that the  module has a five megapixel fixed-focus camera that supports 1080p30, 720p60 and VGA90 video modes, as well as stills capture. It attaches via a 15cm ribbon cable to the CSI port on the Raspberry Pi.

The camera works with all models of Raspberry Pi 1 and 2. It can be accessed through the MMAL and V4L APIs, and there are numerous third-party libraries built for it, including the Picamera Python library.

The camera module is very popular in home security applications, and in wildlife camera traps.

Smart Garden
Intermediate
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Smart Garden is a plant environmental monitoring system.

Android Things A.I. Candy Dispenser
Intermediate
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A candy dispenser running Android Things that exchanges photos for candies. It uses computer vision to classify the image.

SMART HOME SECURITY SYSTEM
Easy
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Detects intrusion and notifies house owner. The owner remotely watches the house and if any theft is suspected will turn on the buzzer.

Baby Room Watcher
Advanced
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Monitor what happening in the baby room when we are not present there and send an SMS to the parent when motion is Detected.

Detect Motion With OpenCV, No PIR Sensor Needed
Intermediate
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If you have a HAT connected to your Raspberry Pi, you can't use your GPIO. But what if you want to detect motion? This project can help!

FabDoc - Version Control Tool for Makers
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Simplify the way for documenting projects in software and hardware, based on Raspberry Pi Zero and camera module.

Pigeon: A 3D-Printed, Pi Zero W-Powered Cloud Camera
Intermediate
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Pigeon is a simple cloud home surveillance camera project that uses the new Raspberry Pi Zero W single-board computer ($10).

Pi Camera Doorbell with Notifications!
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Use the cheap and cheerful Pi Zero W, a camera and an RF doorbell to see who's at your door!

Face detection using Raspberry Pi and Smartphone
Intermediate
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Face Detection is really awesome..! This is a tutorial about making a very cheap face detection system.

Pi Outdoor Timelapse Server
Intermediate
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So to preface the story let me explain. I own a computer store where I repair computers, and other electronics and sell electronics.

Raspberry Pi Security System with Motion Detection / Camera
Intermediate
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Automatic arming/disarming. Motion detection. Mobile notifications with images.

Alexa, Who's At The Door?
Advanced
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An Amazon Alexa and Raspberry Pi project that allows a user to know who exactly is knocking at their door using facial recognition.

Ball Tracking Robot
Intermediate
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A robo which follows an object of uniform color using Computer Vision.

Computer Vision as Motion Sensor for SmartThings
Intermediate
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Protip

Using a Raspberry Pi 3 and a PiCam this computer vision powered sensor detects faces and sends presence data over LAN - UPNP to SmartThings.

Control GPIO and Pi Camera using Raspberry Pi + Telegram App
Intermediate
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How to Control Raspberry Pi Camera and GPIO pins with Telegram APP via the Internet

Automated Garden
Easy
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Gardening is a very long term project taking a little time every day. Why not automate it?

Full Home Automation System with Azure and Voice Assistance
Advanced
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Using Rasberry Pi 2, Azure, and Voice Assistance (Windows and Android) observe how your home not only gets automated, but also self aware.

Magic Mirror with Stylist
Intermediate
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A smart mirror that can recommend you clothes to wear and display metric data like time, weather and plans.

Home Monitoring and Switching
Easy
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A live camera stream from your home using a Raspberry Pi camera via web page allows us to control appliances and electronics in the house.

Pi Car
Easy
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Build a Semi-autonomous, 4WD Raspberry Pi Car with a camera stream!

Raspberry Pi Facial Recognition
Intermediate
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Work in progress

So you want to control entry to your secret lair, huh? This project will allow you to use facial recognition using a Pi and AWS.

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