I'd like to build a mobile webcam solution for my cabin, running off the =
12V solar cell charged battery. It has to be really low power, and has =
to include a GSM GPRS connection for uploading the pictures. It seems =
like gumstix may be a good platform to build something like this on. I'd =
like to run linux. I'd like to send an SMS to the box and have it either =
email me a picture taken with a standard webcam (or other) or upload =
regular webcam-style pictures. In the future I'd like to expand to =
provide things like reading temperatures and controlling devices in the =
Maybe someone else is doing something similar? If so, could I get some =
hints on which components to use etc?
Do I need something like:
- verdex XM4 motherboard
- a standard webcam (Philips driver)
- screws and spacer kit
- power adapter
- Some other connectors and cabling?
- Some casing? Is there any of the gumstix casing that'd work?
Do I need anything else to connect to the 'computer', control it, upload =
stuff, develop etc?=20
Btw, I've tried to search the list to find something similar and have =
failed to do so, but I apologize if there is. If so, I'd appreciate a =