motionEye is a great piece of software for controlling network cameras with a Raspberry Pi. With motionEye you can watch live video stream, detect motion, record images and videos.
Starting with version 0.30, motionEye can be configured to overlay buttons on top of a camera frame. These buttons will then execute custom commands when clicked. Thus, it is possible control to control a pan-tilt bracket or to toggle IR light for a PiNoir camera.
Here I mounted a PiCam onto a cheap (0.40 €) pan-tilt bracket with two SG90 servos from Aliexpress.
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One of the “must haves” as a Raspberry Pi enthusiast certainly is a PiNoir camera. Besides of using it as a security cam, one can find a lot of projects on the web for observing animals, especially birds. So here is my own stylish version:
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