The Hook Up puts 10 indoor cameras to the test to figure out which one gives the most features while retaining your privacy.

My top 3 choices for those without the ability (or desire) to block cameras from the internet:

  1. EufyCam Pan & Tilt (Ships June): https://www.eufylife.com/activities/indoorcampreorder 
  2. IoTeX UCAM (Ships July): https://ucam.iotex.io/ 
  3. WyzeCam V2 (Shipping Now): https://amzn.to/2ZVdTWZ

Looking for a good DIY (Do It Yourself) IoT project?

There are so many interesting things that we can do with a few components and a little creatively.

In this video, Cam Soper comes on to show us how he automated his home with .NET Core, Hubitat, and Azure with his open source project called Puppet.

Time Index:

  • [01:00] – Taking a look at the setup
  • [02:29] – Triggering Hubitat events
  • [05:15] – Using .NET for interaction
  • [08:52] – The motivation behind Puppet
  • [13:35] – Running your own Puppet server

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    With Windows 10 IoT Core, you can build devices to make a better world not just for people, but also our furry friends .

    Here’s a project on how to build a Pet Recognition Door by connecting a webcam, infrared motion sensor, servo motors, and OpenCV facial recognition on a Minnowboard Max running Windows IoT Core.

    This Pet Recognition Door will let your pet come and go, while keeping unwelcome critters from paying you an unexpected visit.  Are you feline ready to start creating?