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A system which detects intruders in dark with a low resolution thermal camera connected to a Raspberry Pi Pico using a Tensorflow Lite model

Suppose you are alone at home or out for shopping or on vacations and someone breaks into your house. First thing comes into your mind is: if there is some gadget or home security system which can alert you or your neighbors. The home security camera does a good job but they may not work in complete dark. Also, you do not want your gadget to turn on false alarm if it is a cat. In this project I built a proof of concept which merely turn on an LED when it detects a person in light or dark using just a Raspberry Pi Pico and a thermal camera.”

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