To detect intruders in my living room I used the PIR sensor from a Funduino starter kit. A Python script triggers some appropriate actions when motion is detected. Set the jumper on the sensor PCB to ...Read More
Google Text to Speech provides excellent speech quality. A limitation is that the Pi needs to be online to use it (which mine always is, so it’s not really a drawback). First, the ALSA sound dri...Read More
Introduction RC power sockets commonly use the 433 MHz band, like many other Short Range Devices (e.g. car keys, garage doors, LPD radios). We will use pilight to sniff the RF signals so we can reprod...Read More
Since our camera is placed behind a window glass and the LED causes reflection, there’s a need to turn it off. Current versions of Raspbian seem to ignore the disable_camera_led=1 setting in /bo...Read More
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