New Traffic Cam Watches Interstate 15 in Corona

My latest IP Cam project relies on an Orange Pi PC SoC board and an Embest USB camera board. Thecamera board is taped to the window in my office, connected via USB to the Orange Pi, which in turn is connected via Ethernet to our LAN. The camera board creates a 2048 by 1536 video […]

Original Solar Gadget Reused For Webcam Power

My first home made solar gadget involved a pair of motion sensing LED floodlights powered by a 50 watt solar panel with charge controller and 12V SLA battery. Over time I decided to add a few always-on USB-powered LED lights, so the patio is always dimly lit at night. This made the floodlights superfluous so […]