Ethan KustersWindows IoTMasato Sudo
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Windows IoT: Facial Recognition Door

Build an automated door that unlocks itself using facial recognition.

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Windows IoT: Facial Recognition Door

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
This project can be built using either a Raspberry Pi or Minnowboard MAX. Performance is improved on the MBM.
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MinnowBoard MAX
MinnowBoard MAX
This project can be built using either a Raspberry Pi or Minnowboard MAX. Performance is improved on the MBM.
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Perma-Proto Breadboard Half Size
Perma-Proto Breadboard Half Size
Any generic breadboard can be used for this project.
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Leviton 12-Volt DC Electric Door Strike
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SainSmart 2-Channel 5V Relay Module
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Adafruit Female DC Power Adapter
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Adafruit 12V 5A Switching Power Supply
Anything above 3A should work. Must be 12V.
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Microsoft Lifecam 3000
This Microsoft webcam is guaranteed to work. You can also choose from tested cameras in the list available here: http://ms-iot.github.io/content/en-US/win10/SupportedInterfaces.htm#Cameras
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Generic Keyboard and Mouse
A cheap Amazon set is linked, but any keyboard and mouse will do.
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Generic Speakers
As the Facial Recognition Door uses audio feedback, it's nice to have a pair of speakers hooked up to your Raspberry Pi or MBM. However, the project will fully function without it.
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Software apps and online services

Visual Studio 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure
Facial Recognition is done through Microsoft Face APIs within Project Oxford, hosted by Azure.
Windows 10 IoT Core
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Core

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Schematics

Raspberry Pi Fritzing Sketch

This is the Fritzing Sketch for the Raspberry Pi setup. To view this file, download Fritzing here: fritzing.org

Minnowboard Max Fritzing Sketch

This is the Fritzing Sketch for the Minnowboard Max setup. To view this file, download Fritzing here: fritzing.org

Code

Facial Recognition Door Source Code

Source code for Facial Recognition Door built on Windows IoT Core

Credits

Ethan Kusters

Ethan Kusters

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Windows IoT

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