Microscope-PiCam: An Open-source Raspberry Pi Microscope

Microscope-PiCam: An Open-source Raspberry Pi Microscope

Microscope-PiCam is a free open-source web-based solution that acts as the soul of a Raspberry Pi based microscope.

It is an ideal solution for taking still images using a 12 MP HQ camera attached to a gemmological microscope.

The project has detailed instructions on how to setup your Raspberry Pi with the camera and attached them to the microscope.

It also includes a guide on how to install, configure, and operate the software to take a quality images.

What does the app look like?

Sample images

Air bubbles in resin filled cavity of a bumlbee jasper (horizontal field of view 3mm).
Air bubbles in resin filled cavity of a bumlbee jasper (horizontal field of view 3mm).

License

The project is released under the MIT License.

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