Community posts for Raspberry Pi

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

Stereo Depth Perception with Raspberry Pi

Posted on November 3, 2014 at 2:01 PM by MAKE

Depth-cameraOne of the features of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module Development Kit is that the IO board has two camera serial interface connectors. This means that you can connect two of the official (and popular) Raspberry Pi Camera Modules to the board. Argon Design intern David Barker used this enhancement […]

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New Project: The Archivist: A DIY Book Scanner

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 7:00 PM by MAKE

DSC09059Five years ago book digitization was the domain of giants — Microsoft and Google. Commercial book scanners cost as much as a small car. Collectively, we tried to fix that. Here's how to build the Archivist — the VW Beetle of book scanners — cheap, durable, and tremendously effective. It’s open source (Raspberry Pi and Canon Hacks Development Kit) and made with simple materials like plywood, bungees, and skateboard bearings. As fast as you can turn the pages, the Archivist photographs them automatically and creates ...

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DIY Game Boy Pocket Using the Raspberry Pi

Posted on October 9, 2014 at 8:01 PM by MAKE

Don’t be fooled, this isn’t an actual Game Boy but a Raspberry Pi-based Pocket Pi.Travis Brown designs a Game Boy Pocket clone using a Raspberry Pi running Retro Pi emulation software. All of the electronics were gutted from the case, which was then modified to fit the RPi and other electronics. The Game Boy Pocket hit the market back in 1996 and is still popular with fans of the handheld gaming system that they can still be bought today. Yeah, there’s nothing like gaming on ...

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This Sleek Media Player Has Raspberry Pi Inside

Posted on September 21, 2014 at 5:41 PM by MAKE

Screenshot 2014-09-21 13.38.07Mo Volans from FiveNinjas shares Slice at World Maker Faire New York 2014. It’s a set-top media player that’s based on the brand new Raspberry Pi Compute Module. They’re in the process of crowdfunding the project, and have met their funding goal. Since it’s based on the Raspberry Pi hardware […]

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