Community posts for Raspberry Pi

This page, updated regularly, aggregates posts from the Raspberry Pi community.

New Project: Skill Builder: Raspberry Pi Camera Module

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 10:39 AM by MAKE

dsc_0405The Raspberry Pi camera is a must-have accessory for your Pi. This skill builder covers the hardware, software, and highlights a few command-line arguments for raspistill to get going with the camera. Currently there are two slightly different camera modules that connect to the Pi’s on-board CSI (Camera Serial Interface) […]

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New Project: Raspberry Pi Point & Shoot Camera

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 2:11 AM by MAKE

screen-2When I first saw that the Raspberry Pi had an on-board connection for a camera, I knew what I wanted to build. It would be a battery powered traditional "point and shoot" camera complete with shutter button and a screen. It would run as a PyGame app and be able to act as a server so that I could access the photos over Wifi once they are taken.

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Bright Idea: Using Raspberry Pi as a Lamp Timer

Posted on February 6, 2014 at 5:30 PM by MAKE

The following is an excerpt from Getting Started with Raspberry Pi by Matt Richardson and Shawn Wallace. Let’s say you’re leaving for a long vacation early tomorrow morning and you want to ward off would-be burglars from your home. A lamp timer is a good deterrent, but hardware stores are closed […]

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