Home security systems are a growing field of projects. A self-built system is not only generally less expensive than a professional installation, it also allows total control and customization to suit your needs.
With the introduction of Microsoft Project Oxford, facial recognition applications are now more accessible than ever to makers. This project uses a Raspberry Pi, basic webcam, and internet connection to create a door that unlocks via facial recognition. If the visitor at the door is recognized, the door will unlock!