Archive for December, 2015

Monitoring heating oil levels with a webcam

Sunday, December 13th, 2015 Posted in Just for Fun | No Comments »

Challenge: measure the level of heating oil in a tank (in a rental house) non-invasively and on the cheap. Requirement: works with an oil tank of milk-white plastic where you can ... Read more..

Monitoring bird nest

Thursday, December 10th, 2015 Posted in Just for Fun | No Comments »

I did something like this a few years ago, but this time it's a bit better with an IR (infra-red camera). I got a cheap DBPower VA033K+ wlan webcam on Amazon ... Read more..