THIS CHAPTER ISN’T FOR THE FAINTHEARTED; the more Evil Genius, the better. In the following projects, we aim to monitor and capture our target and then use interrogation techniques to determine whether the culprit is telling the truth. This chapter uses a wide range of hardware and software to create projects such as a webcam CCTV monitor, a motion detector, an automatic dog barker, and a lie detector.
Project 26Intruder Alert Using the Twitter API
Project 26 enables you to detect whether someone is in the room using a basic motion detector sensor. You’ll use the Python Twitter API to display a tweet once you have detected an intruder.
A motion detection sensor uses a passive infrared (PIR) filter, which is an electronic ...