Surveillance with Raspberry Pi NoIR Camera HowTo

There are hundreds of ready-to-use surveillance IP cameras. But the more you look at a specific one the more drawbacks you find. The article will show how to use the RPi camera in a custom surveillance setup. When motion is detected, then spot lights will be turned on and high quality pictures will be taken that are immediately uploaded to google drive. Rasperry Pi Camera Facts Dimensions:25 mm x 20 mm x 9 mm Weight:3 g Max resolution:
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Increase/Extend WLAN/Wireless Range HowTo

To connect devices in your home network for internet access, file sharing and video streaming there are three common methods: Ethernet Cables, Powerline Adapter (dLAN, PowerLAN) and Wireless Network (WLAN) with 4GHz and 5GHz. Here are some Tips to increase your Wireless range so that you have WLAN/WiFi access in every room. I will start with a lot of theory, but after going through the article you will be familiar with several methods to increase your wireless range and
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Free Dynamic DNS Service Subdomain HowTo

There is a new free non-profit Dynamic DNS (DDNS) service which can be used as free alternative for subscription based services like dyndns.org or no-ip.com. The provider website is, at the time of writing, only in German but the setup is very simple and explained step by step below. The article will explain What is Dynamic DNS (DDNS)? How to get your free subdomain as myhomepc.ddnss.de in two minutes? How to configure your router to update
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A20-OLinuXino-LIME/LIME2/MICRO LCD Touch Screen Setup HowTo

Olimex offers several LCD and resistive touch LCD displays. The touch displays go from 4.3 inch to 10 inch, and the no-touch up to 15.6 inch. The resolution is up to 1920x1080 for the 15.6 15.6FHD LCD. They can all be connected to the A20-OLinuXino and A13-OLinuXino systems but the 10 and 15.6 inch displays are not recommented for the A13-OLinuXino because of its lower computing power. The article will explain Which parts are needed
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Faster Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black alternatives for less than 70 EUR / 90 USD

While the Raspberry Pi (RPi) has improved with its latest Model B+, there are now several other mini computers with twice or more than four times the performance. This article compares RPi alternatives which cost less than 70 EUR / 90 USD. It is full of long-researched information to help you choose the right single-board computer. The article will explain Which Raspberry Pi alternatives exist below 70 EUR / 90 USD What is the price of each relative to the Raspberry Pi
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