Using a Raspberry Pi 3 Model can be and Raspberry Pi camera module Hackster.io member Pamruta has created a fantastic smart fridge which harnesses the Internet of Things, computer vision and voice to create a quick way to check the food it’s in your fridge remotely. The Raspberry Pi camera It is used to take a snapshot image, and the mini PC and Python script recognises items in the image, and reads the output aloud using the AWS Polly’s text-to-speech.
“To avoid changing any built-in electric wiring in the fridge, I used a power bank to supply power to the Raspberry Pi device, and a USB LED light to provide lighting for camera, when the door is closed.Connect your Raspberry Pi device to external speaker using bluetooth or audio cable. Connect the camera module to Raspberry Pi. Connect the LED light to Raspberry Pi through USB. Connect your Raspberry Pi device to a power bank.”
For more information and full instructions on how to create your very own smart refrigerator using a Raspberry Pi mini PC together with Amazon Web Services AWS Recognition and Amazon Web Services AWS Polly jump over to the official Hackster.io via the link below.
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