Arduino Security Camera
Have you ever wanted to check your home in real time? Afraid that maybe someone has stormed in, don’t remember if you shut the door or not or maybe wanna check if your Hyper-energetic dog has broken any of your dishes AGAIN!! 🙂
Then this is the perfect place for you cause today we are going to make our Arduino Security Camera Project so welcome to 4th episode of our Arduino Home Hacks Series.
Here’s the full working code. The code is using the Arduino SMS Shield library to check over all the SMSs received and when you receive an SMS from a certain phone number and with certain text which you are added to the code.
A video call will be initiated to your smartphone so you can check over your place.
Arduino Security Camera Project
Arduino Security Camera Project
Use the Arduino GSM SMS shield to turn your smartphone into
1- Now plug your Arduino to your PC/Laptop and upload the code (make sure first to put your 1Sheeld to uploading mode preventing errors).
2- Open the 1Sheeld application and connect to 1Sheeld board.
3- Now switch back the 1Sheeld to “Operating mode”.
4- Choose Skype and SMS shields, and make sure you have an internet connection.
5- Open your smartphone and send an SMS to the used phone with this Text “Open Camera”
6- And in just seconds a Skype video call will be initiated.
That was it, now you can build your own Wireless Arduino surveillance security camera, if you have any question please don’t hesitate to leave it in the comments.
The 4th hack is done so stay tuned for the fifth and of course, don’t forget to check out the previous 3 hacks in the links below 😉
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