Getting started

Home cage surveillance is a system to record video of your animals in their home cage.

It is designed to run on a Raspberry Pi computer using a Raspberry Pi NoIR camera.


  • Record video 24/7.
  • Automatically controls day-time and night-time lights.
  • Easy to use web interface to control all aspects of the experiment.
  • Live video streaming to a web browser.

Interface options

  • Web - A point and click web browser interface.
  • REST - A rest interface to communicate with a homecage server
  • Command line - A command line interface.

Home-cage video recording during the dark cycle using IR lights of two mouse cages with one mouse in each with running wheel.