This Instructable will show you how to make your own spy/security system from two Android phones or tablets and a few apps.
Step 1: Step 1: Supplies and Necessary Apps
For this you will need:
- Two Android phones or two Android tablets. (Or one of each)
- The IP Webcam app
- The VLC App
On one of the devices, download the IP Webcam app.
On the other device, download the VLC app.
Step 2: Step 2: IP Wecam App
When you have the apps downloaded, tap on the IP Webcam app. You will find lots of settings for the app. Scroll down to the bottom and tap on 'Start server'. Your IP camera is now live! You should now see through your phone's camera. At the bottom of the screen, you will see an IP address http://.............. Write that down, since you will need it for the next step.
Step 3: Step 3: VLC App
Now get your other device with the VLC app. Tap on the app, and look at the top left corner. You will see three lines; tap on that. Now tap on 'stream'. Now you have to type in the IP address you saved. Then type the word 'video' at the end of your IP address. Tap on the orange arrow and you're done! You should now be able to see through the camera of your first device on your second.
Step 4: Done!
That's all! Hope you liked my first Instructable. Enjoy your new spy/security system!