TYOS 0.5.1

A project log for DIY Smartphone

DIY Smartphone using Raspberry Pi A+, Camera, TFT, and Adafruit FONA with custom mobile OS.

Tyler SpadgenskeTyler Spadgenske 08/16/2015 at 18:180 Comments

In previous releases of TYOS, the software depended on adafruit-pi-cam, a point and shoot camera project from Adafruit. As you can see in the original demonstration video, the software is slow, pictures are low resolution, and only half of the display is used. All that has changed in the new release.

The new camera app takes full advantage of the entire screen, loads pictures almost instantly, and instead of an endless "Loading..." prompt, a subprocess is created to handle the uploading to Dropbox to reduce waiting times by over half.