March 22, 2013 AT 6:00 pm

Raspberry Pi parking camera with distance sensor

Raspberry Pi parking camera with distance sensor

This build brings together a few other projects to make something potentially quite useful for a change – a parking camera with distance sensor. The feed from the webcam is shown on the LCD with a distance read-out underneath. As you get closer to the object (my hand in the videos) a circle is overlaid on the video which gets larger as you move closer. Once you get to within 30cm of the object the word “STOP” is overlaid and everything turns red.

Source code and more here!


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