Raspberry Pi Home Surveillance Camera System

Parts Required

- Raspberry Pi 3B+ Kit

- Breadboard

- Raspberry Pi Camera Module w/night vision

- PIR motion sensor HC-SR501

- Pushbutton

- Jumper wires

Cost

- Raspberry Pi 3B+ Kit = $50

- Breadboard, Pushbutton, & Jumper wires = $3

- Raspberry Pi Camera Module w/night vision = $14

- PIR motion sensor HC-SR501 = $2

Total = $69

Time

- Enabling the camera on Raspberian OS = 3 min

- Connecting the camera = 2 min

- Writing and running the script for beginners = 10 min

Total = 15 to 20 minutes

Key Features

- Teaches you how to use the Raspberry Pi camera module
- Teaches you how to connect the PIR (Passive Infrared) motion sensor
- Teaches you how to write a script that will detect and photograph people or pets that are moving in your home
- To take it even further you can set it up where you have email notifications sent to your phone

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