Photoduino, an Open Source Camera Controller
16 Jul 2011
is an open source camera controller based on theArduino platform
It is designed to take photographs using various techniques such as time-lapses, high speed photography, photography of animals, and storms photography.
The electronic circuit is capable to control autofocus and shutter of a camera and two separate manuals flashes. It also has a sound sensor, an impact/shock sensor, a laser barrier and an infrared barrier that can be used to take pictures when an event is registered.
The system is currently compatible withmultitude of cameras
but may be adaptable in the future to other models and brands that have remote shutter connector cable.
Both the hardware as their firmware are completely free and open and are published underGPLv3
, just as theArduino platform
in which it is based.