Listening in on conversations from a distance

What if we want to listen in on some event live as it goes down, but from a safe distance away from where the Pi's recording-exactly like a baby monitor?

We would need a way of broadcasting whatever is recorded across a network to another computer that we can listen to. Actually, we already have everything required to do this, SSH and SoX; one just has to know how to compose the command lines to wield these powerful tools.

Listening in Windows

You should have the full PuTTY suite installed from the Connecting to the Pi from Windows section in Chapter 1, Getting Up to No Good, as we will be using the plink and pscp commands for this example.

If you didn't download the full PuTTY suite, then you can download ...

Get Raspberry Pi for Secret Agents - Third Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.