Do you have a Wyze camera and wish you could display it on a monitor? Wyze cameras work great through the app (iPhone/Android) but are not viewable on computers. Fortunately, Wyze released a custom RTSP firmware for their camera. This opened up a lot of possibilities. Read More
Category: Raspberry Pi
Wireless Temperature Sensor
My goal of this project was to track the temperature in different rooms in my house using multiple temperature sensors to send the data back to a raspberry pi and have the data stored historically so I could display it in charts and send alerts. As a follow up to my wireless power outlet project, I wanted to use the 433mhz receiver. I came across some wireless temperature sensors that work over 433mhz. These temperature sensors are great because they are cheap, well built, battery powered and outdoor resistant. I was surprised at how difficult it is to decode the signal coming from the temperature sensors. Read More
Google Home to Control Wireless Power Outlets
This is version 2 for my guide on how to control cheap wireless power outlets using a Google Home and a Raspberry Pi. This guide is a much better method than my first attempt using IFTT. This tutorial assumes you already setup the outlets.
How to run a Linux Program on Startup
Here are the steps to have a program or script start on boot on a linux machine using Systemctl. I’m currently using this start several services on my raspberry pi. DigitalOcean wrote an article that goes into more detail on Systemctl. Read More