ESP32-CAM Camera with many useful features

Purchased an ESP32-CAM from Aliexpress and that’s about it’s story now.

https://aliexpress.ru/item/32992663411.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.737733edsRIUYI

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ESP32-CAM camera based on ESP32 and it can be programmed with Arduino IDE.

The obvious advantages of this board a small price, an SD card slot, and the ability to explore face recognition.

A USB-UART adapter made using breadboard and CP2102 berakoutboard.

I soldered the USB-UART adapter for programming.

Made a case from PVC sheet. Made RESET and IO0 buttons for easy set camera programming mode.

Examples of work

Streaming on mobile phone

Face recognition


I am using CameraWebServer.ino sketch from the standard ESP32 example package.
The Arduino IDE programming environment is set up according to the following article.
https://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-ESP32-CAM-Streaming-Video-Usi/
but I have made changes to control the flashlight according to the following links.

https://www.esp32.com/viewtopic.php?t=11190

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIJoVyjTf7g

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