Category: IoT

Tales of Modest Success…

Posted on September 3, 2018

Lots going on – to summarize: The recent site breakage was a result of serving mime type ‘*’ as ‘application/octet-stream’, to transfer jpeg images around for the camera project. Bad idea, as it broke this site.   Not using as an editor for this site is a major pain. Now that I have it […]

Category: Hardware, IoT

VC0706 and ESP-01

Posted on July 13, 2018

On a lark I tried accessing the Adafruit JPEG serial camera (a VC0706 module) via the TX/RX serial lines of the ESP-01. And…. it sort of works. The library suggests software serial, and with SoftwareSerial camera connection = SoftwareSerial(3,1); and cameraconnection.begin(38400); the library functions for taking a picture, setting the size, and fetching a jpeg […]