PiGlass is a DIY wearable computer!

PiGlass can be used to take HD pictures and videos, those files get automatically uploaded to Dropbox via a Wi-Fi connection.. You can stream music from your phone to PiGlass with Bluetooth as well as stream YouTube audio with mps-youtube. A bone conduction transducer can be added to be used instead of headphones. YouTube videos can be streamed to PiGlass using the RaspiCast app for Android, the camera on PiGlass can be livestreamed to YouTube.

You can control PiGlass, once assembled, via your phone via SSH over Wi-Fi.


1 x Pi Zero Spy Cam
Mini 5 megapixel camera
1 x Pi Zero W
Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless
1 x Phat Dac
digital audio phat
1 x Bluetooth Dongle
Bluetooth adapter
1 x OTG Adapter
for attaching bluetooth dongle
1 x USB Battery Pack 5V/2A
USB battery pack
1 x Short Mini to Micro HDMI
Short cable for display
1 x Safety Goggles
Pyramex Highlander Safety Eyewear
1 x Glue Dots
Adhesive to mount camera
1 x VuFine+
Wearable Display
5 x Zip Ties 4 inch
To hold it all together


  • Soldering Iron
  • Solder
  • Ruler
  • Scissors or Wire Cutters (to cut zip ties)

This guide was first published on May 17, 2018. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

This page (Overview) was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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