Photo Booth beta
A Raspberry Pi powered Photo Booth
This package uses the Raspberry Camera Module to capture four pictures with a visible countdown. Once captured, all four images are shown for a configurable duration and can be optionally be uploaded to an external web service for post-processing. This server can then return an additional transparent PNG file that will overlay the four photos.
The capture sequence is triggered by GPIO. So you can wire it to a button or other hardware.
A playlist of videos and images is constantly looped while the device is idle.
The photo sequence is triggered by GPIO. Have a look at the GPIO demo package for an example of how to connect a button to GPIO pin 18:
Demonstrate GPIO integrationLearn more..
Integration into your backend
If you specify an upload url, the device will upload all four images in a single POST request to the url. In your server code you can then store or otherwise do post-processing on the images. Your service should return a transparent PNG file as a response. This image is then added on top of the four photos. This allows you to augment the output - for example by overlaying a QR code where the user can download their photos.
This package includes an example server in
that shows how this works. You might want to use a secret url (instead of
and HTTPS for handling upload requests.
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Compatible devicespi-0 pi-1 pi-2 pi-3 pi-cm1 pi-cm3
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Source code for this packagehttps://github.com/info-beamer/package-photo-booth shows you the full source code of this package so you can freely modify it if you want.
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