Just because you’re operating on a shoestring budget doesn’t mean you need sub-par evil genius gear. Build a face recognition scanner for under $30.
For their capstone project in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at Cornell, Brian Harding and Cat Jubunski decided to build a stand alone face recognition system. Despite the very high cost of commercial models they built a successful model for under $30. Check out the video above to see it in action then hit up the link below for an extremely detailed build guide including schematics, source code, parts lists, and more.