Setting up the prerequisites

In addition to the Raspberry Pi, for this chapter we will require the following:

  • Pi Camera
  • Tactile push button
  • Breadboard
  • A few jumper cables
  1. The tactile button can be purchased from your local hardware shop or online from sellers such as Adafruit. It might look something like the following:
    Setting up the prerequisites
  2. The breadboard is basically a temporary connection mechanism for electronic components. Each pin in the 5-pin row is connected to each other, so they behave as a common terminal for each component connected to the same row. All the pins in the side rail are electrically connected and primarily serve as power lines. A breadboard looks like ...

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