Instructables: exploring - technology - webcam http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Jul 2015 12:44:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Security-Camera/
DIY Security Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/753J/IBHRZ4E1/FYL753JIBHRZ4E1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/753J/IBHRZ4E1/FYL753JIBHRZ4E1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/753J/IBHRZ4E1/FYL753JIBHRZ4E1.SMALL.jpg CarmelitoAndrade This instructable show you how build your own DIY Security Camera, which takes a picture of the person at the door and send an email with the picture to your email box, so that you'll know if it's some you know or its an intruder..The DIY Security Camera uses an Arduino Yun as it's brain, which i...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:04:25 PDT
Candy Locker http://www.instructables.com/id/Candy-Locker/
Candy Locker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/XVDA/IB49Y7T2/FAWXVDAIB49Y7T2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/XVDA/IB49Y7T2/FAWXVDAIB49Y7T2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/XVDA/IB49Y7T2/FAWXVDAIB49Y7T2.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino Someone stealing your candy? Keep it safe from greedy hands with this color recognition lock and dispenser. Using a set of 5 distinct color images, you’ll be able to set up a pattern that will activate and dispense candy. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Intel® Edison and a webcam ...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:51:12 PDT
Motion detecting video streaming doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-detecting-video-streaming-doorbell/
Motion detecting video streaming doorbell - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TBTW/IB22SG2E/FK7TBTWIB22SG2E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TBTW/IB22SG2E/FK7TBTWIB22SG2E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/TBTW/IB22SG2E/FK7TBTWIB22SG2E.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino Knock knock. Who’s there? A motion detecting smart doorbell that senses when someone is near the door! It will use a webcam to detect motion. When activated, it will play a greeting and then take a photo and email it to someone to let them know who is at the door.In this tutorial, you will learn ...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:33:02 PDT
3D printed anti spy camera cover http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-anti-spy-camera-cover/
3D printed anti spy camera cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/84OT/I9SN0BFE/F3184OTI9SN0BFE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/84OT/I9SN0BFE/F3184OTI9SN0BFE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F31/84OT/I9SN0BFE/F3184OTI9SN0BFE.SMALL.jpg kasperfish Welcome to the "3D printed anti spy cam slider" mini project!I see many laptops and notebooks from which the camera is covered with a post-it or a piece of tape. I found a few 3D printed clip on camera covers with Google but I wanted something more elegant. Even if you do not have a 3D printer it i...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 10:59:57 PDT
Building a 3D Printed Pan Tilt Case for a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-3D-Printed-Pan-Tilt-Case-for-a-Raspberr/
Building a 3D Printed Pan Tilt Case for a Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ZH1J/I8PQV6VM/FPHZH1JI8PQV6VM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ZH1J/I8PQV6VM/FPHZH1JI8PQV6VM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/ZH1J/I8PQV6VM/FPHZH1JI8PQV6VM.SMALL.jpg WisarUK This instructable describes the building of a case for a Raspberry Pi that incorporates a pan-tilt assembly for the Pi Camera.My goal was to design a 3D printable case that would neatly encompass the Raspberry Pi while also providing space for converting a single power source (12V) into two regulate...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:24:11 PDT
Webcam stand for tutoring from a wire coat hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Webcam-stand-for-tutoring-from-a-wire-coat-hanger/
Webcam stand for tutoring from a wire coat hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/Z3EP/I8LGRS16/F2TZ3EPI8LGRS16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/Z3EP/I8LGRS16/F2TZ3EPI8LGRS16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/Z3EP/I8LGRS16/F2TZ3EPI8LGRS16.SMALL.jpg FredCurtis Subjects like science and mathematics tend to use odd notations and diagrams a lot. One way of teaching or learning these subjects remotely is via a Skype session where each participant can view what the other is writing or sketching. The idea is to position a webcam over your writing pad, and one w...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 21:47:36 PDT
DIY Liveview for traditional DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Liveview-for-traditional-DSLR/
DIY Liveview for traditional DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EG4W/I8FR7B5H/FOSEG4WI8FR7B5H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EG4W/I8FR7B5H/FOSEG4WI8FR7B5H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOS/EG4W/I8FR7B5H/FOSEG4WI8FR7B5H.SMALL.jpg landimatteo I have recently discovered DigiCamControl, a really good software to control and use the reflex camera from PC.http://www.digicamcontrol.com/This is useful for Timelapses, HDR photography (and other kind of bracketing), and is also convenient for studio photography.The software also supports livevie...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:03:17 PDT
DIY camera streaming tutorial for the Easter Holiday: How to stream the image of your surveillance camera to remote places (C# source code) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-camera-streaming-tutorial-for-the-Easter-Holid/
DIY camera streaming tutorial for the Easter Holiday: How to stream the image of your surveillance camera to remote places (C# source code) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/POCU/I7VQTAQU/F68POCUI7VQTAQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/POCU/I7VQTAQU/F68POCUI7VQTAQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F68/POCU/I7VQTAQU/F68POCUI7VQTAQU.SMALL.jpg kayaanpatil This article is intended to open your eyes to the significance of surveillance systems – especially in the times of national holidays – and it presents how to view the image of your security cameras on remote computers and mobile devices by using your C# WPF application.The idea of writing this tuto...
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 05:01:31 PDT
How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-stream-the-solar-eclipse-to-a-website-with-/
How to stream the solar eclipse to a website with a USB webcam (C# source code) - 20th March, 2015 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/8YKG/I7GS0B5J/FLQ8YKGI7GS0B5J.SMALL.jpg kayaanpatil C# source code for streaming camera image to websites - not just on 20 March 2015!This article demonstrates how to watch the solar eclipse safely on the 20th of March on your PC by using a simple USB webcamera. It is a C#-based solution that allows you to stream the image of your USB web camera to a...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:36:03 PDT
Mountable Logitech c270 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mountable-Logitech-c270/
Mountable Logitech c270 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/V5BD/I7ELBQ61/FZHV5BDI7ELBQ61.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/V5BD/I7ELBQ61/FZHV5BDI7ELBQ61.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/V5BD/I7ELBQ61/FZHV5BDI7ELBQ61.SMALL.jpg vanderblugen To make a mountable Logitech c720 webcam (in this example: onto a Joby Gorillapod) you are going to need: Power drill Small Phillips Screw Driver 2 1/4-20 in Hex Nuts (3 or 4 is not a bad idea) 1 20 x 3/4 in Bolt. It should be at least 1" long. I used 3/4" in length1/4" drill bit Super glue...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:04:46 PDT
Old PC Accessories + Raspberry PI = DoorCam & surveillance Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-PC-Accessories-Raspberry-PI-DoorCam-surveillan/
Old PC Accessories + Raspberry PI = DoorCam & surveillance Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/HP6Q/I7ELBKPE/FR1HP6QI7ELBKPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/HP6Q/I7ELBKPE/FR1HP6QI7ELBKPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/HP6Q/I7ELBKPE/FR1HP6QI7ELBKPE.SMALL.jpg Acmecorporation This project has been made with old tech accessories that i don't use and was in a cardboard box stored in my basement flat. Have you got an old webcam, a couple of PC audio speakers, a composite monitor ? If yes, you have to perform following instructions to create a complete surveillance kit, IOS ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:44:10 PDT
Convert any microscope into digital microscope with just $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-any-microscope-into-digital-microscope-wit/
Convert any microscope into digital microscope with just $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48NU/I6RSYK05/FXN48NUI6RSYK05.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48NU/I6RSYK05/FXN48NUI6RSYK05.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/48NU/I6RSYK05/FXN48NUI6RSYK05.SMALL.jpg rifath.stechlabs Hello Everyone !!!!Want a digital microscope at low cost ? Have you look at the pictures given here, theses pictures are taken from my normal microscope which is just $25, already owned a microscope and want to covert that into a digital microscope at low cost, Then this instructable is exactly for...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:13:36 PST
DIY Homemade Spy Camera with Infrared LED CCTV Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Spy-Camera-with-Infrared-LED-CCTV-Web/
DIY Homemade Spy Camera with Infrared LED CCTV Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Homemade Spy Camera with CCTV Webcam and Black White Color Viewfinder take from old Camers Handcam Sony,Paper, Battery 18650, Old Webcam Infrared LED CCTV and few times weekend.....
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 12:15:21 PST
Email Notification Capacitive Touch Doorknob Alarm (Phew!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Email-Notification-Capacitive-Touch-Doorknob-Alarm/
Email Notification Capacitive Touch Doorknob Alarm (Phew!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/5CX5/I5MD6HQT/FOF5CX5I5MD6HQT.SMALL.jpg Woozl I have finally, amidst high school and other things, decided to have some fun and make my first instructable. If you have any feedback for me are questions you can write them down in the comments and I will try to answer them.This instructable will walk you through how to set up a basic alarm system...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 19:27:55 PST
Free security camera/webcam from an old iOS device http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-security-camerawebcam-from-an-old-iOS-device/
Free security camera/webcam from an old iOS device - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/ZRS0/I5MD1TQT/FGZZRS0I5MD1TQT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/ZRS0/I5MD1TQT/FGZZRS0I5MD1TQT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/ZRS0/I5MD1TQT/FGZZRS0I5MD1TQT.SMALL.jpg pucksurfer Have you ever needed a security camera or webcam? Well, here is a solution, and it FREE, not expensive like everything else. I used my old iPod touch (any iOS device would work) to create my own security camera. It's great for everything from watching over your house, to keeping an eye on the cookie...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 15:42:18 PST
Tweeting Photos from Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweeting-Photos-from-Webcam/
Tweeting Photos from Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/QLCA/I5DS3GXR/FU4QLCAI5DS3GXR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/QLCA/I5DS3GXR/FU4QLCAI5DS3GXR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/QLCA/I5DS3GXR/FU4QLCAI5DS3GXR.SMALL.jpg joshwoldstad Now that we have a LAMP Server set-up, we can create web-projects! The first project we're going to make is a program that will automatically tweet a picture from our webcam when we press "Snap Photo". Getting Started Before we can do anything, we need to set-up a new Twitter App. If you don't...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:37:57 PST
How to make your webcam unusable for hackers! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-webcam-unusable-for-hackers/
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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:57:54 PST
Make a Solar Wifi 3g Outdoor Camera Webcam from an old Android phone ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-Wireless-Solar-Camera-with-a-smartphone/
Make a Solar Wifi 3g Outdoor Camera Webcam from an old Android phone ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/ZU3E/I5F7SA1I/FZYZU3EI5F7SA1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/ZU3E/I5F7SA1I/FZYZU3EI5F7SA1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/ZU3E/I5F7SA1I/FZYZU3EI5F7SA1I.SMALL.jpg solarcam Transform your old Android smartphone into a wireless solar camera !You can use it indoor or outdoor.And communicate using wifi or 3G.Very easy, cost nearly nothing...I worked on this project, for 2 years in France. The website is here : SolarcamAs I am a lazy surfer, the idea first was to check swe...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:21:38 PST
Smartphone Spy Camera Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Spy-Camera-Hack/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 14:06:50 PST
box1 http://www.instructables.com/id/box1/
box1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/72VZ/I4CMJCEW/F5H72VZI4CMJCEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/72VZ/I4CMJCEW/F5H72VZI4CMJCEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5H/72VZ/I4CMJCEW/F5H72VZI4CMJCEW.SMALL.jpg Akin Yildiz hello world,(updates).box1 is a sealed environment for indoor gardening. it is open source hardware+software, which means that the end user can easily adjust any setting on it before building..box1 is also equipped with a plant health monitor. it is wifi ready and can alert the user on their plant's...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:01:31 PST
Intel Edison IP Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-IP-Webcam/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 18:58:10 PST
Make A Wi-fi Webcam From An Old Android Phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Wi-fi-Webcam-From-An-Old-Android-Phone/
Make A Wi-fi Webcam From An Old Android Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/RMI8/I3H5J20K/F0BRMI8I3H5J20K.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid ***Please send some contest votes my way! I've entered this instructable in the Protected and 3D Design contests and I'd really appreciate your support!***Turning one of my old Android phones into a webcam is something I've been thinking about doing for a long time now. A couple of years ago, I ba...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:10:20 PST
Biofeedback Cinema http://www.instructables.com/id/Biofeedback-Cinema/
Biofeedback Cinema - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/QXIL/I36LESKY/FSSQXILI36LESKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/QXIL/I36LESKY/FSSQXILI36LESKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/QXIL/I36LESKY/FSSQXILI36LESKY.SMALL.jpg PrivateHQ Project Author Jessica Ann http://jessicaann.info.Collaborators Gregory Hough http://goo.gl/I4yjYI Salud Lopez http://saludlopez.net Pedro Peira http://festimania.comAboutAn experimental video capture system that connects a participant's brain to camera functions via a Neurosky Mindwave EEG R...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:15:44 PST
Spooky Interactive Projections! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Interactive-Projections/
Spooky Interactive Projections! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/FOBX/I1CJS0AO/FIOFOBXI1CJS0AO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/FOBX/I1CJS0AO/FIOFOBXI1CJS0AO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/FOBX/I1CJS0AO/FIOFOBXI1CJS0AO.SMALL.jpg gigafide Halloween is around the corner and this year, I wanted to do a project somewhat unique: A live interactive projection using completely free software. With this set up, we will be able to trigger specific videos to play whenever someone enters or exits a custom specified zone. Alright, there's a lot...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:37:55 PDT
Reuse old laptop webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-old-laptop-webcam/
Reuse old laptop webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/BX75/HZI8PNAQ/FZOBX75HZI8PNAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/BX75/HZI8PNAQ/FZOBX75HZI8PNAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/BX75/HZI8PNAQ/FZOBX75HZI8PNAQ.SMALL.jpg FredericM I had an old, not working laptop, and I wanted to reuse as much parts as possible. So I came to the idea to try to use the webcam.This instructable is only possible with a webcam connected via a usb connection. The laptop I had was an Acer Aspire 7520G with an Acer Crystal Eye webcam.NOTE: I do not ...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:48:26 PDT
Retro-Future TV Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-Future-TV-Conversion/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:51:49 PDT
Ocean Plastic Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Controlled-Optical-Plastic-Sensor/
Ocean Plastic Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CJ0M/HX8HK78E/FTMCJ0MHX8HK78E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CJ0M/HX8HK78E/FTMCJ0MHX8HK78E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/CJ0M/HX8HK78E/FTMCJ0MHX8HK78E.SMALL.jpg Hector Hatrick Since 1940 we've been producing and disposing more and more plastic in the ocean. In 2013 alone we estimate to have produced about 300 millions of tons of plastic - the same weight of all humanity (flesh and bones) in plastic, only in one year. Plastic is toxic. Plastic ingestion can lead to the dev...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:31:10 PDT
Make Motion Activated Camera From Old Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Motion-Activated-Camera-From-Old-Webcam/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:27:51 PDT
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-30-WiFi-Pan-Tilt-Camera-Video-Audio-and-Mot/
Hack a $30 WiFi Pan-Tilt Camera - Video, Audio, and Motor control with Python - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/GSMC/HVTWI7TY/FK2GSMCHVTWI7TY.SMALL.jpg FabricateIO In this Instructable, you'll learn how to intercept the video, microphone, and controls of the $30 Kaicong SIP1602 wireless pan-tilt camera on Windows, Linux, or OSX! Everything is rolled neatly into python scripts; you can use the output data for things like voice transcription, computer vision, ...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 09:11:08 PDT
OpenCV on a Phidgets SBC http://www.instructables.com/id/OpenCV-on-a-Phidgets-SBC/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 08:40:38 PDT
Hack a webcam and turnit into a security camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-webcam-and-turnit-into-a-security-camera/
Hack a webcam and turnit into a security camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/WDZM/HU0GUMWM/FZFWDZMHU0GUMWM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/WDZM/HU0GUMWM/FZFWDZMHU0GUMWM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZF/WDZM/HU0GUMWM/FZFWDZMHU0GUMWM.SMALL.jpg Eisad So i was worried about my house at the night and i dint had the 200$ for a cctv security camera install.I had a camera(a very good one with 10x zoom:D),100M of cat 5 cabel (wich i only used 30 M beacus i have the usb over cat 5 in 30M max),usb over cat 5 30M max,So lets get to work :) Cat 5 cabel...
By: Eisad

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:08:30 PDT
Giving sight to your Lynxmotion AL5C http://www.instructables.com/id/Giving-sight-to-your-Lynxmotion-AL5C/
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By: remyzerems

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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:25:45 PDT
DIY Ultimate Tripod With Camera Boom http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ultimate-Tripod-With-Camera-Boom/
DIY Ultimate Tripod With Camera Boom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/913T/HTIWIKH3/FCJ913THTIWIKH3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/913T/HTIWIKH3/FCJ913THTIWIKH3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/913T/HTIWIKH3/FCJ913THTIWIKH3.SMALL.jpg GuiltyPixel In this tutorial you will learn how to fabricate a hands free webcam tripod with a durable and professional looking telescopic boom arm and universal camera mount. The boom arm can be easily removed from the base tripod, collapsed to a tiny size, and stored when not in use. This project is designe...
By: GuiltyPixel

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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 18:32:59 PDT
Webcam tripod adapter http://www.instructables.com/id/Webcam-tripod-adapter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/0UNW/HRWNH44Y/FHZ0UNWHRWNH44Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/0UNW/HRWNH44Y/FHZ0UNWHRWNH44Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/0UNW/HRWNH44Y/FHZ0UNWHRWNH44Y.SMALL.jpg Mojo_JoJo Webcams are usually designed to be placed on a flat surface such as a table or on top of a monitor. I recently has the need for more mobility and stability for my webcam and realized it would be much more useful if I could mount it on a tripod some how, hence this instructable. The materials needed...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 23:57:02 PST
Raspberry Pi Google Calendar with Motion Controlled Webcam and Weather http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Google-Calendar-with-Motion-Controlle/
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By: xegot313

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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 13:58:29 PST
DIY Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Microscope/
DIY Microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/91ND/HR3EQMMF/FW091NDHR3EQMMF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/91ND/HR3EQMMF/FW091NDHR3EQMMF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/91ND/HR3EQMMF/FW091NDHR3EQMMF.SMALL.jpg mrvolta This Project Is A Part Of The Afrimakers Event http://www.afrimakers.org/ Introduction We used a simple cheap webcam to make a microscope. In short, a small hack to the optics of a standard webcam with an adjustable focus-lens, allows to create video data, with a magnification of around 100 to 400x ...
By: mrvolta

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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 18:55:39 PST
Raspberry Pi remote webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-remote-webcam/
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By: sat481

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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 10:06:14 PST
eye cam http://www.instructables.com/id/eye-cam/
eye cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/67ZL/HPU6YSDP/F9V67ZLHPU6YSDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/67ZL/HPU6YSDP/F9V67ZLHPU6YSDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/67ZL/HPU6YSDP/F9V67ZLHPU6YSDP.SMALL.jpg alby21europa Simply eyecam You need: a old webcam,a ball table lamp,some poliuretan panel,color pen Preparing pieces open the lamp,open the webcam Assemblage make a hole in the front of the ball lamp,leave all parts in the rear of ball lamp,leave the lens on the webcam.put in the lamp,the webcam,and r...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:59:30 PST
Neopixel Matrix with MAX/MSP+Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Matrix-with-MAXMSPWebcam/
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By: dancesandwichdance

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Tue, 24 Dec 2013 10:38:38 PST
Raspberry Pi DropCam Alternative http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Dropbox-Alternative/
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By: nochanceinhell3856

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:32:26 PST
Save money on your DIY laboratory - robust, easy to focus USB microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-money-on-your-DIY-laboratory-robust-easy-to-f/
Save money on your DIY laboratory - robust, easy to focus USB microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SMALL.jpg Dean Wilson There are plenty of examples of how to build a USB microscope from an old web-cam out there. This design builds on those examples by using a plastic twist pack (also known as 'Bolt cases' and often used for storing machine tool cutters) to provide a cheap, elegant, robust and easy to use focusing me...
By: Dean Wilson

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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 16:27:33 PST
Motion tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-tracker/
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By: michaelgohjs

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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:55:10 PST
Mobile Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Microscope/
Mobile Microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/BWSX/HO239BZO/FQSBWSXHO239BZO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/BWSX/HO239BZO/FQSBWSXHO239BZO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/BWSX/HO239BZO/FQSBWSXHO239BZO.SMALL.jpg arpitayush If u ever wished to take microscopic pictures from your mobile then u have come to the right place to make for yourself a Mobile Microscope.Amazing looking pics await...proceed with caution...seriously...hehe. Materials Required 1.A Webcam2.A Mobile phone ( Mine is Micromax Canvas HD A116).3.Plie...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 06:48:43 PST
Laptop Lego webcam/gadget Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Lego-webcamgadget-Mount/
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 23:37:04 PDT
How To Make A Webcam Usable for Close-ups. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Webcam-Usable-for-Close-ups/
How To Make A Webcam Usable for Close-ups. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/1PRG/HJKBPV21/FMM1PRGHJKBPV21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/1PRG/HJKBPV21/FMM1PRGHJKBPV21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/1PRG/HJKBPV21/FMM1PRGHJKBPV21.SMALL.jpg zerblatt007 I want to be able to monitor my CNC mill with a cheap USB HD camera mounted on the spindle. I chose the Creative Live! Cam Chat HD (VF0700) - 1280x720p as it is very affordable and does not require drivers on any OS. For this I could use a USB microscope, but the price is higher and they are usually...
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 12:28:17 PDT
SONY EyeToy USB webcam to microscope up-cycle project http://www.instructables.com/id/SONY-EyeToy-USB-webcam-to-microscope-up-cycle-proj/
SONY EyeToy USB webcam to microscope up-cycle project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/6GSB/HJAI2GB5/F3Z6GSBHJAI2GB5.SMALL.jpg Dean Wilson Inspired by various online, DIY USB microscope projects and this project on Hackteria.org in particular , I decided to have a go with creating my own USB microscope with different cameras and bits and pieces I had lying around. One of my primary objectives was to devise a way of focusing the camera ...
By: Dean Wilson

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Thu, 18 Jul 2013 07:12:55 PDT
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Magnifier-for-Visually-Impaired-Mother/
Electronic Magnifier for Visually Impaired Mother or For Your Projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/I0O8/HINOBQ09/FO3I0O8HINOBQ09.SMALL.jpg benster My partners mother has a worsening eye condition (Fuchs corneal dystrophy) that makes reading hard  She's been trying to find a decent solution and has tried a number of things.  Her iPad does a great job for digital publications but simple things like reading the paper can be frustrating. In this ...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:46:23 PDT
Webcammed Mead EXT-60 Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/Webcammed-my-Mead-EXT-60-Telescope-with-autostar-/
Webcammed Mead EXT-60 Telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/7IIS/HIT3GCC4/FG87IISHIT3GCC4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/7IIS/HIT3GCC4/FG87IISHIT3GCC4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG8/7IIS/HIT3GCC4/FG87IISHIT3GCC4.SMALL.jpg Grasshopper1221 Using my old Mead ETX-60 Telescope and a junked out webcam  I Whipped up this little project in about 30 mins. Draw back to using a junked out webcam ... No software can only use it on yahoo at the moment,  As I plan on buying a nice webcam with all the bells and whistles in the near future. And th...
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Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:57:30 PDT
Outdoor Webcamera Setup http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Panasonic-Webcamera-setup/
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By: Kjetil Egeland

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Tue, 21 May 2013 11:08:05 PDT
Night Vision Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Vision-Webcam/
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By: drsprite

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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:14:12 PDT