BUILD YOUR OWN DIGITAL PHOTO FRAME

Build and con­fig­ure a dig­i­tal pho­to frame exact­ly as you want it.
Select a design that blends in with your envi­ron­ment and choose the fea­tures that are impor­tant to you.

SOFTWARE

Three ways to change your wifi pass­word and SSID on a head­less Rasp­berry Pi local­ly and remote­ly

On a dig­i­tal pic­ture frame that has no key­board or mouse attached and a mon­i­tor which dis­plays only pho­tos by default, it can be rather tricky to change the WiFi pass­word or sta­tion name.

How to remote­ly access your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame from any­where

How do you log into a dig­i­tal pic­ture frame that is not on the same net­work? You may need to do this one day to change a wifi pass­word or to add a new fea­ture on a remote pho­to frame. Here is how.

How to get a pro­fes­sion­al and auto­mat­ic aspect ratio crop for your images

Crop­po­la users a clever image recog­ni­tion algo­rithm that adjusts your images to the aspect ratio of your pic­ture frame. Read about the mag­ic behind it and how you can use it.

Check the Exif data of your images to pre­pare your pho­to frame for smart playlists

Did you ever wish you could eas­i­ly fil­ter the images on your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame based on the date? I will show you how to get ready for smart playlists based on Exif data.

How to cre­ate a Drop­box-like file syn­chro­niza­tion set­up on the Rasp­berry Pi with Resilio Sync

Learn how to sync your pho­tos on your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame between one or sev­er­al com­put­ers using Resilio Sync. It's like Drop­box but uses peer-to-peer stor­age instead of the Cloud.

Con­trol your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame with Home Assistent's WiFi pres­ence detec­tion and MQTT

I will show you how to use Home Assistant's wifi-based pres­ence detec­tion sys­tem to con­trol your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame using the MQTT pro­to­col. It is also the basis for Ama­zon Echo or Google Voice con­trol.

Voice con­trol your dig­i­tal pho­to frame with Ama­zon Echo and Home Assis­tant

If you have Ama­zon Alexa and want to use it to voice con­trol your dig­i­tal pho­to frame, here is how to do it using Home Assis­tant and Nabu Casa. It pro­vides for great effects and is easy to set up.

How to add pho­tos to your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame via email

You want to email a pic­ture from your phone to your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame at home? And allow friends & fam­i­ly to do the same? Here is a Python script solu­tion using a secret code word.

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I will show you how to use Home Assistant's wifi-based pres­ence detec­tion sys­tem to con­trol your dig­i­tal pic­ture frame using the MQTT pro­to­col. It is also the basis for Ama­zon Echo or Google Voice con­trol.

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