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Arduino Android Blueprints by Stefan Buttigieg, Marco Schwartz

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Chapter 5. Wi-Fi Remote Security Camera

In this chapter, we will build a Wi-Fi remote security camera. The camera itself will be based on the Arduino Yùn and a standard USB webcam. The Arduino Yùn is a powerful Arduino board that has an onboard Linux machine and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Arduino Yùn will take the video coming from the camera and stream it on the local Wi-Fi network.

Then, we will be able to access the video stream from our physical Android device. This will give us the mobile flexibility to access our video stream from anywhere in our home.

From this chapter, you will learn how to:

  • Use the Arduino Yùn and connect a USB camera to it
  • Configure the Yùn to stream the video over your local Wi-Fi network
  • Build an Android application to get ...

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