Working remotely with your Raspberry Pi through a wireless LAN

The last section showed you how to control your robot projects via a wireless USB keyboard. But, what if you want more flexibility? You may not only want to control your robot but also monitor it, see what it is picturing, and so on. The easiest way to do this is using a wireless LAN connection.

To configure a wireless LAN connection, start by inserting the wireless LAN card into Raspberry Pi. Here is where it gets a bit tricky; as you'll need a wireless LAN USB connection, a USB connection to your motor controller, and you'll also want to connect your USB webcam or perhaps a distance sensor. You'll need to use a USB hub in order to connect all of these. So connect the hub to Raspberry ...

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