WiFi Surveillance System 101

Little background: Everyone has a little paranoia. We all have a little fear inside and wonder what if? I have some expensive toys and I’d like the peace of mind knowing their safe along with keeping an eye on my little fur child Shadow while I’m away from home. Turns out, doing this isn’t nearly as hard as one might think…

Fast forward a couple weeks of planning and I have a solid DVR and wireless system running that allows me to monitor and record any activity while I’m away from home, using off the shelf WiFi cameras and freeware.

The parts:

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Latest Addiction: Twitch Heroes!

So there’s a new “game” (if it can be called a game?) that’s been sweeping around and has gotten a small amount of attention. The game is called Twitch Heroes.

It’s an ingeneous little bit of code which syncs with Twitch and creates a small avatar that automatically starts fighting villains/baddies in the live stream of the game which looks kinda like below:

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