So you are looking for a kit to help you get started in AI development? The AIY Vision Kit from Google might help. It is a smart camera that can recognize objects, detect faces, and emotions. You can download and play around with image recognition neural networks to customize it.
The kit comes with Raspberry Pi Zero, Pi Camera V2, push button, Micro SD card, and everything you need to get started. Sets you back under $90 at this time.