In this instructable we will learn how to make a simple yet effective baby monitor that detects and alerts you whenever the baby is crying. We used Philips Hue as an alert system but you can choose a different item or channel to get notified.
Besides, while commercial baby monitors will cost you a couple hundred dollars, this one comes at the fraction of it and can be reused when the baby grows up! The problem
It is perfectly normal that new parents become a bit hypersensitive to their baby’s crying. However, for the first few months this can turn into an anxiety that drives you to the baby’s room whenever there is and there’s isn’t a problem. Baby monitor eliminates those instances when there is no actual problem. It reduces parental anxiety and let’s you focus on your time without scarifying the baby’s well-being.
This DIY baby monitor is widely compatible and can be accessed both on your tablet, smartphone or computer using a web-browser. In addition to the universal access, it’s a secure system since its audiovisual feed isn’t stored anywhere but streamed directly to you.
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