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Raspberry Pi Security System

Submitted by matty on Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:22

I've taken an interest to Raspberry Pi and wanted to see if I could make a security system with one.  I wanted to start simple, one Pi with a video camera and motion sensor.  Starting out, I flashed the 32gb sd card with a copy of the Raspbian operating system, which is a Linux flavor of Debian.  I was pleased to see that there are many libraries for Raspberry Pi written for Python, one of my favorite programming languages.  Getting it set up was easy, it was pretty much plug and play for the camera libraries and motion sensor.  Then I just had to devise a way for it to record when someone