Instructables: exploring - technology - webcam http://www.instructables.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:04:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Spooky Interactive Projections! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spooky-Interactive-Projections/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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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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/
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 16:27:33 PST
Motion tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-tracker/
Motion tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Motion tracking done with a webcam and some Lego This is just a very crude design (especially the hardware), but you can apply the things you learn here to a more polish and solid setup too. You can also add a gun/rocket launcher/cannon as many of you would think about it For this project the ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:55:10 PST
Mobile Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Microscope/
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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 ...
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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/
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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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Tue, 21 May 2013 11:08:05 PDT
Night Vision Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Vision-Webcam/
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 09:14:12 PDT
Printable Camera Mount for MakerGear M2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Printable-Camera-Mount-for-MakerGear-M2/
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Sat, 16 Mar 2013 12:06:57 PDT
Raspberry Pi: Completely Wireless IP Camera. Solar Battery Pack, WiFi, Logitech Camera, Raspbian http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Completely-Wireless-IP-Camera-Solar/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/9ZP0/HAVGKKJB/FQE9ZP0HAVGKKJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/9ZP0/HAVGKKJB/FQE9ZP0HAVGKKJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/9ZP0/HAVGKKJB/FQE9ZP0HAVGKKJB.SMALL.jpg rjwarpath This is one of the first projects I did with my Raspberry Pi. I wanted to see if I could make a completely wireless web cam and set it to stream over the internet. Below are the steps and items I used. All items except for the Raspberry Pi were purchased from ebay.com Raspberry Pi Model B 512MB RA...
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 07:30:52 PST
Android Security Cameras http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Security-Cameras/
Android Security Cameras - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/S3JI/HAQ3A669/FPYS3JIHAQ3A669.SMALL.jpg Optimum_Alliance So I was sitting in my room with a spanking new nexus 7 wondering what I should do with my old android phone (galaxy mini)  as i don't really use it any more. Then it occurred to me,  why not turn it into a local wireless surveillance camera? I decided to do just that.  Basically, what I am about to...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 12:29:10 PST
3D Printed Webcam Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Webcam-Controller/
3D Printed Webcam Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/03RT/HANABW57/FLD03RTHANABW57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/03RT/HANABW57/FLD03RTHANABW57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/03RT/HANABW57/FLD03RTHANABW57.SMALL.jpg tlevis The camera controller box is an easy way to rotate a webcam from a PC or remotely through the internet. Materials and 3D files In this project I used a Teensy 2.0 micro-controller since it was available, but you can use any other MCU like an ATtiny85 or an atmega328. The servo model nu...
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Thu, 13 Dec 2012 13:51:34 PST
How to create an processing controlled webcam with photo effects & overlay http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-an-processing-controlled-webcam-with/
How to create an processing controlled webcam with photo effects & overlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/TG4M/HABDH380/F07TG4MHABDH380.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/TG4M/HABDH380/F07TG4MHABDH380.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/TG4M/HABDH380/F07TG4MHABDH380.SMALL.jpg Scrambled Eggs Design This Instructables guide will provide step-by-step instructions on how to code for an processing controlled webcam that has a photo effect on the image and a logo overlay. The final solution is a tiled wall of posterised photos streamed live from the webcam. For this example the overlay used is a B...
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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:11:03 PST
Overhead desktop tripod http://www.instructables.com/id/Overhead-desktop-tripod/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ZC52/HA5M7971/FOGZC52HA5M7971.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ZC52/HA5M7971/FOGZC52HA5M7971.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ZC52/HA5M7971/FOGZC52HA5M7971.SMALL.jpg ajmontag I use this setup for taking overhead videos of on my desk.  Materials:  Tripod Webcam Spring Clamp
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 13:17:39 PST
How to use an Android phone as a webcam with Skype http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-an-Android-phone-as-a-webcam-with-Skype/
How to use an Android phone as a webcam with Skype - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PJ33/H8FYOLJD/FYLPJ33H8FYOLJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PJ33/H8FYOLJD/FYLPJ33H8FYOLJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/PJ33/H8FYOLJD/FYLPJ33H8FYOLJD.SMALL.jpg nerdinsider There's an old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words… and there's a new saying that a video is worth a million. Now that might seem like an exaggeration, but there is a huge difference between speaking to someone on a call and speaking to them via video chat. Simply being able to smile at ...
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 03:21:35 PDT
Removing infrared (IR) filter from Microsoft Lifecam Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/Removing-infrared-IR-filter-from-Microsoft-Lifec/
Removing infrared (IR) filter from Microsoft Lifecam Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/G6DP/H6MEVK1Z/F5RG6DPH6MEVK1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/G6DP/H6MEVK1Z/F5RG6DPH6MEVK1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/G6DP/H6MEVK1Z/F5RG6DPH6MEVK1Z.SMALL.jpg Gregory0 The Lifecam Studio is a great camera for day time surveillance. But with the infrared (IR) filter in place, using IR illumination will not help with night time recording. This instructable will show you how to remove the IR filter. Pry off the outer plastic bezel. It is held on with double-sided...
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 14:39:28 PDT
How to see alpha particles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-see-alpha-particles/
How to see alpha particles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/PPOO/H672M0A3/FYPPPOOH672M0A3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/PPOO/H672M0A3/FYPPPOOH672M0A3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/PPOO/H672M0A3/FYPPPOOH672M0A3.SMALL.jpg Higgs Boson I've been looking for a simple experiment I could do involving physics that I already had all of the materials for. After a bit of searching online I came across a project on inventgeek.com using a webcam and smoke detector, and of course I had to build it. basically you will be able to see small wh...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 14:40:35 PDT
Cheap Free Internet IP Web Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Free-Internet-IP-Web-Cam/
Cheap Free Internet IP Web Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/86VB/H6730EG0/FDO86VBH6730EG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/86VB/H6730EG0/FDO86VBH6730EG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/86VB/H6730EG0/FDO86VBH6730EG0.SMALL.jpg D2jcv This is a way to turn a desktop or laptop webcam into a secure IP web security Camera. Simple, Easy, hey if my grandma can do it.. am very certain you can too. What You Need: TO begin: This software used here only (Currently) works with Windows OS, But There are Linux, Unix, and Mac OS alternativ...
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 09:24:10 PDT
How to install webcam camera to telescope in 5 minutes Moon surface HD video http://www.instructables.com/id/el-wire-how-to-make-tron-superhero-suit-costume-wi-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/ZT4I/H5EDVA1F/FM8ZT4IH5EDVA1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/ZT4I/H5EDVA1F/FM8ZT4IH5EDVA1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM8/ZT4I/H5EDVA1F/FM8ZT4IH5EDVA1F.SMALL.jpg sipski Follow my youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/educatetowin?feature=mhee Website: http://www.educatetube.com Host: Sipski How to install or hook up webcam or digital camera to your telescope in less than 5 minutes.  First look at the object in your telescope and focus on it.  Attach the web...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:12:23 PDT
Remote controlled webcam using Arduino, SensorMonkey, jQuery and Justin.tv http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-webcam-using-Arduino-SensorMonk/
Remote controlled webcam using Arduino, SensorMonkey, jQuery and Justin.tv - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/7M5U/H4V01237/F2B7M5UH4V01237.SMALL.jpg amccoy6 Web-enable your interactive sensors over desktop, smartphone and tablet devices. This tutorial describes in detail how to use the free SensorMonkey service to remotely control a pan and tilt webcam attached to an Arduino using nothing more than a simple webpage. The webpage can be viewed on any des...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2012 04:59:39 PDT
Arduino controlled webcam panner http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-controlled-webcam-panner/
Arduino controlled webcam panner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/LO7W/H4AG5CR6/F55LO7WH4AG5CR6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/LO7W/H4AG5CR6/F55LO7WH4AG5CR6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/LO7W/H4AG5CR6/F55LO7WH4AG5CR6.SMALL.jpg werner.vrens This is an instructable to show how to mount a webcam on a servo in a meccano frame and controlling it via an Arduino board. For a while now I was looking to do something more than blinking LEDs with my Arduino. This idea came to me while Skyping in our morning-meet with my colleagues to enable the...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 08:53:33 PDT
iphone controlled Internet PC robot using arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/arduino-Internet-PC-robot-controlled-using-iphone/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/6JXU/H401VZZ8/FZQ6JXUH401VZZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/6JXU/H401VZZ8/FZQ6JXUH401VZZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/6JXU/H401VZZ8/FZQ6JXUH401VZZ8.SMALL.jpg Avadhut.Deshmukh Arduino Internet PC robot controlled using iphone SPY Webcam robot on laptop wheel using Processing language+arduino..Software - by Francisco Dias
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 21:18:18 PDT
$10 Cube-A-Scope, DIY Cheap Boroscope http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Cube-A-Scope-WebcamLamp-Hybrid-Boroscope/
$10 Cube-A-Scope, DIY Cheap Boroscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/H661/H2WEXP4D/F4CH661H2WEXP4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/H661/H2WEXP4D/F4CH661H2WEXP4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/H661/H2WEXP4D/F4CH661H2WEXP4D.SMALL.jpg HydeTheJekyll The year is 2012, the Great Cube War of Call Center Six has all but decimated productivity. You need an edge, I way to give you the upper hand. You need to achieve victory! Behold, The Cube-A-Scope 5000! When not in use gathering reconnaissance and protecting your boarders, The Cube-A-Scope can func...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:51:57 PDT
Turning an old webcam into a Night vision cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Turning-an-old-webcam-into-a-Night-vision-cam/
Turning an old webcam into a Night vision cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/9MSB/H1YOHCCE/FEH9MSBH1YOHCCE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/9MSB/H1YOHCCE/FEH9MSBH1YOHCCE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/9MSB/H1YOHCCE/FEH9MSBH1YOHCCE.SMALL.jpg elkliko Night vision goggles were invented for use by the military. Over the years, they have become popular among law enforcement agencies and hunters. The technology that makes the night vision possible is called an infrared image intensifier tube. The intensifier tube houses a photo cathode that transfer...
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Tue, 8 May 2012 11:50:57 PDT
Webcam Motion Capture/ Use a Torch As A Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Webcam-Motion-Capture-Use-a-Torch-As-A-Mouse/
Webcam Motion Capture/ Use a Torch As A Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/O9AA/H0OJ1653/FYPO9AAH0OJ1653.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/O9AA/H0OJ1653/FYPO9AAH0OJ1653.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/O9AA/H0OJ1653/FYPO9AAH0OJ1653.SMALL.jpg oldladygrandma This Instructable will show you how to set up your webcam so that you can use a torch as a mouse. This will work better at night but you can still do it during the day. What you need: A webcam, Any webcam should work. A torch, if you don't have one you could try using a laser pointer or the fla...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:45:52 PDT
Smart home automation webserver on OpenWRT router WR703N interfaced to Arduino, compared to Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-OpenWRT-on-a-pocket-router-WR703N/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/45OA/H2MYJPM4/FAK45OAH2MYJPM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/45OA/H2MYJPM4/FAK45OAH2MYJPM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/45OA/H2MYJPM4/FAK45OAH2MYJPM4.SMALL.jpg janisalnis Download the WR703N Digest (340MB zip file): https://sourceforge.net/projects/wr703n/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dear Reader, there are many Linux boards on the market: Bifferboard, NanosG20, Fo...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 14:16:41 PDT
Hacked WebCam for IR Photography and Night Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacked-WebCam-for-IR-Photography-and-Night-Vision/
Hacked WebCam for IR Photography and Night Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8C4J/GZLW4799/FLO8C4JGZLW4799.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8C4J/GZLW4799/FLO8C4JGZLW4799.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/8C4J/GZLW4799/FLO8C4JGZLW4799.SMALL.jpg astroboiee  The purpose of this Instructable is to show how easy it is to modify and re-utilize O.T.S. Technology. I will show you how to modify a commercially available USB Webcam which will allow you to use it in the IR spectrum. or to see in complete darkness with the help of an IR remote or purpose built I...
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 17:49:01 PST
How to Use your iPhone as a Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-your-Iphone-as-a-Webcam/
How to Use your iPhone as a Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/AZ33/GY3E1V2K/FNRAZ33GY3E1V2K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/AZ33/GY3E1V2K/FNRAZ33GY3E1V2K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/AZ33/GY3E1V2K/FNRAZ33GY3E1V2K.SMALL.jpg yummy2000 If you are at all tech savy, you would have had faced a dilemma once or twice where you need a decent webcam (damn those things), or would just like one for convenience. Well, luckily most of us have iPhones (apple takeover in progress, please wait until your country submits to apple rulership).As t...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 21:47:53 PST
Tertial Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Tertial-Webcam/
Tertial Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZFUU/GWZMIK1K/FGMZFUUGWZMIK1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZFUU/GWZMIK1K/FGMZFUUGWZMIK1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/ZFUU/GWZMIK1K/FGMZFUUGWZMIK1K.SMALL.jpg brianandrewparker The Tertial light offered by Ikea is much more that a work lamp.  Its adjustable arm and many points of articulation make in an excellent platform for mounting things.  In this Instructable I'll show you how easy it is to combine the Tertial swing arm with a webcam to make an articulated camera. S...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2012 16:21:55 PST
Face detection and tracking with Arduino and OpenCV http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-detection-and-tracking-with-Arduino-and-OpenC/
Face detection and tracking with Arduino and OpenCV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/6JNH/GVZP1H4L/FAJ6JNHGVZP1H4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/6JNH/GVZP1H4L/FAJ6JNHGVZP1H4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/6JNH/GVZP1H4L/FAJ6JNHGVZP1H4L.SMALL.jpg techbitar UPDATES Feb 20, 2013: In response to a question by student Hala Abuhasna if you wish to use the .NET Serial class, use the naming convention "\\\\.\\COMn" and replace n with a number 9 to define your com port for COM ports above 9 such as COM10, COM11, etc.   Mar 23, 2012: Featured on Adaf...
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 18:18:33 PST
Super-magnifier webcam lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-magnifier-webcam-lamp/
Super-magnifier webcam lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/1Y32/GUMF7TVX/FV51Y32GUMF7TVX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/1Y32/GUMF7TVX/FV51Y32GUMF7TVX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/1Y32/GUMF7TVX/FV51Y32GUMF7TVX.SMALL.jpg philip42 This instructable can be accessed at the author's website - http://www.neatinformation.com/. If you link to this instructable from another website, please include a link to the Neat Information website. If your vision’s not perfect it helps to have a good magnifying glass. I saw a commercial vide...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2011 19:24:06 PDT