Chad Wallace Hart

webrtcHacks - AIY Vision Kit Part 1: TensorFlow Computer Vision on a Raspberry Pi Zero

The AIY Vision Kit is a $45 add-on board that attaches to a Raspberry Pi Zero with a Pi 2 camera. The board includes a Vision Processing Unit (VPU) chip that runs TensorFlow image processing graphs super efficiently. The kit comes with a bunch of examples out of the box, but to actually see what the camera see's you need to hook up a monitor to the mini-HDMI.

I wanted to hook the kit up to a battery, place it anywhere I wanted, and still be able to check-in on the video feed. To accomplish this I did some tricks with UV4L to add WebRTC. See the webrtcHacks post for the full walkthrough: https://webrtchacks.com/aiy-vision-kit-tensorflow-uv4l-webrtc/

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