Here’s an idea for a basic, but useful, Arduino project for the relative beginner. It uses an Arduino, an Ethernet Shield, and a Latronix Xport Direct to control a servo-mounted webcam over the net.

Arduino Webcam Servo Project

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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