Category Archives: Hacking

Secure App Access to Raspberry Pi Camera

In this post we will show you how to set up a standard USB webcam with a Raspberry Pi (RPI) and the AppMyProduct service for easy access and high security: There are already many good guides out there that demonstrate how to setup a webcam with the RPI – but they all leave the reader […]

The Roomba (Part 2 of 2)

Please read Part 1 to read about the preliminary steps in the Roomba saga. This part will be the fun part where we turn the Roomba into a fully fledged remote controlled vehicle fitted with realtime video feed as well! If at any time you feel like trying this yourself, you can sign up for a free […]

The Roomba (Part 1 of 2)

As some of you might have seen on twitter we had a device laying around at the Nabto headquarters with Nabto written all over it. [tweet https://twitter.com/nabto_com/status/735109173466267650 align=’center’] Today is the grand reveal of our Roomba hack! Like the CoffeePi this project was rather substantial so the Roomba hack will be split in two parts. […]

Snappy Ubuntu Core + uNabto

Today we will have a look at Snappy Ubuntu Core, why it is nice, in principle, and why it still has some way to go before it will really be useful in reality. Snappy Ubuntu Core, the basics Snappy Ubuntu Core is “a new, transactionally-updated Ubuntu for IoT devices, clouds and more”. In other words, it’s a […]

The CoffeePi (Part 2 of 2)

Breaking news! The CoffeePi will be appearing at Smart IoT London 2016! Feel free to drop by our booth and get a hot beverage from the CoffeePi served using Nabto! Back to the story Please read Part 1 to read about the preliminary steps in the coffee saga. This part will be dealing with the following points […]

Raspberry Pi 3 IoT – Perfect for Nabto

A few days ago (29/2-2016) the new Raspberry Pi 3 was announced. Of course we were all excited here at the Nabto headquarters and quickly bought a few. Since they are reviewed as the perfect platform for IoT we wanted to check out if it is perfect for Nabto as well. Spoiler alert: it is ! Setting […]

The CoffeePi (Part 1 of 2)

When I asked if I could hack the 1300$ (8800 dkk) coffee machine at the Nabto headquarters the responses varied from “no way” to “I’ll give it 30 % chance of success”. Eventually they surrendered to my request, so let’s see if it all worked out! Since this project was rather substantial, the coffee machine saga will be split […]

The SunPi Control Center

Ever since I first build my solar powered Raspberry Pi system, called the SunPi, I wanted to be able to remote control it. More specifically, in the summertime, when the sun shines heavily the battery would be filled within an hour after sunrise. The rest of the day, the charge controller would simply waste/curtail excess energy […]