O'Reilly logo

Banana Pro Blueprints by Tony Zhang, Ruediger Follmann

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Setting up the hardware of a smart monitor car

In the preceding sections, we learned how to stream video from a camera. Now, we hope to use a mobile car to carry the camera so that we can monitor a larger environment.

Preparing the materials

To set up a small car, we need many different components, such as a car frame, DC motor, batteries, and so on.

A car suite

We can buy many different car suites from online shops. For our purposes, we will use this car suite:

A car suite

This car suite includes a car frame, four wheels, four DC motors, some cables, and screws. The most important part here is the DC motor. The DC motor only has two control pins. When the voltage ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required