Surveillance is always a useful tool in a hacker's arsenal, whether deployed offensively or defensively. Watching targets yourself isn't always practical, and traditional surveillance camera systems can be costly, lacking in capabilities, or both. Today, we will use motionEyeO ...more
Spy Camera Car
Kip "Kipkay" Kedersha is known for his intriguing and clever how-to and prank videos, even when he teams up with MAKE Magazine. He will show you how to tweak, hack, mod, and bend any technology to your hacking needs. No electronic device, gadget, or household item can stand th ...more
This how to demonstrates how to use your Apple iphone as a spy camera to spy on others. If you're suspicious, paranoid or just downright creepy, this video can show you how to convert your Apple smart phone into a device for surveillance on others. Temporarily turn your iPhon ...more
Snake cams have become the epitome of high-tech gadgets on television and in movies. In 24, Jack Bauer is always using a snake camera to check for terrorists on the other side of the door. The video game Splinter Cell has made the snake cam an integral part to Sam Fisher's ars ...more
If you're looking for ways to get all James Bond on someone, you may want to check out this video. In it you'll see how to turn your iPhone into a spy camera, letting you take photos or videos at set intervals, or, whenever the mic detects any sound. It's pretty cool and not h ...more
Turn an inexpensive RC (remote controlled) helicopter into a flying spycam! Grab their cash and GO! Or just spy on your sister's sleepover party.
The spy camera shown in this how-to video has a 60 foot cable, and is full color and has audio. This spy cam can be used as a security device, or to feed paranoid delusions or stalking urges. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to set up an X10 spy camera.
DARPA and Dallas's Southern Methodist University are collaborating on a super high tech camera, capable of scanning eyeballs in a moving crowd. Via Wired, "Called Panoptes, the devices use low-resolution sensors to create a high-res image that can be captured using a lightwe ...more
With the purchase of my new Apple Watch, the days of striving to be a James Bond-like spy have never been closer to fruition. Granted, talking to your wrist in public can look pretty pretentious, and I may very rarely do it, but let's get real—you look like 007! Sadly there a ...more
If Detective Alonzo Harris from Training Day taught me anything, it's that "It's not what you know, it's what you can prove." So when items mysteriously go missing from my room or my section of the fridge, it's up to me to figure out and prove which roommate took them. I don' ...more
Barbie has joined the espionage community, in the form of Barbie Video Girl, and it's time for you to interrogate her to extract those military-grade secrets she has stored in her spy equipment. That's right, Barbie is now equipped with a fully functional digital camera and mi ...more
See how to make a portable spy scope cell phone camera with KipKay and MAKE Magazine! Find out how to use a cellphone camera for espionage that captures long-distance secret activities! Kipkay loves his spy gadgets! This portable cell phone camera spy scope is the perfect way ...more
This video shows how to setup and use your DynaSpy wireless video surveillance camera.
There are a ton of cool things you can do with your iPhone's camera in iOS 7, from taking burst photos to bouncing the camera open and taking nice parallax-friendly wallpapers. However, nothing tops the camera's super secret hidden feature—turning you into a spy photographer. ...more
Using a wireless video camera and an RC Car or Truck, you can make a working spy car that transmits live video to a nearby TV or computer.
How To : It's Not Just Your Camera & Mic — Here's All the Crazy Ways Your Phone Could Be Used to Spy on You
As you're surely aware, your phone can be used against you. Thanks to our cameras and microphones, a clever hacker can obtain access to your device and invade your privacy. But spying isn't limited to just these two sensors — gyroscopes, proximity sensors, QR codes, and even a ...more
Video: . Get great shots of the road, or of you driving with this easy to make $1 camera mount. Made out of only a sponge, simply put this under your head rest and enjoy the great shots!
If you're a filmmaker with bigger ideas than your budget, Indy Mogul is here to help with Backyard FX. Learn how to build a camera mount for a car that costs less than 40 dollars. Using suctions cups, you can rig a camera on the front of a car.
Night vision goggles are awesome, but the price? Not so much. Luckily, you can make your own pair that will have you sneaking up on your friends in just a few simple steps. For this project, you'll need to get your hands on an infrared LED array, on/off switch, 9.6 volt batte ...more
Not only does this camera mount take less than five minutes to make, you can do it for less than ten dollars. Mount a camera to your car for greater versatility in how and what you film for your next project!
First buy a cheap rc buggy, then a cheap wireless camera and receiver off ebay. Then buy a usb TV box and plug it into your laptop. Connect receiver to tv box. Tape camera to car. Switch everything on and drive! My other camera has packed up and I can't see anything through th ...more
One of the problems with car mounts for film cameras is avoiding harmonic vibration and keeping your shot steady. This tutorial shows you how to make your own camera mount that will shoot stable, clear footage as the car drives.
Robert Templeman from the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Crane, Indiana and several of his friends from Indiana University recently developed an Android application that is capable of gathering pictures and videos from mobile devices in order to reconstruct a user's environme ...more
Shooting a photo or video in a car can be rather difficult without a proper mount, and if you want to secure your camera outside the car, it can be just plain expensive. Luckily, there are tons of DIY camera mounts for both inside and outside your vehicle, and most of them are ...more
Kip Kay, from Make Magazine, shows you how to take your radio controlled vehicle and turn it into a spy car, by mounting a camera onto it. Follow Kip, as he shows you how to remove the body from your radio controlled car, mount the camera inside the chassis using the triPod mo ...more
Need to find some directions? No problem, use Google Maps. Want to find some spy photos of yourself? No problem, use Google Street View. Beginning in 2007, hordes of Google hybrid electric vehicles have stormed the streets, each equipped with multiple cameras attached to a la ...more
It may be intended as a toy, but this gizmo can be hacked for more than just watching a remote-controlled car's video spy cam. This HUD (heads-up display) comes with the Wild Planet Spy Gear Video Car, but it's said that you can purchase the video headset separately. And it's ...more
Google StreetView is watching everybody. In fact, Google captures so much, Jon Rafman has made art out of it. Rafman's blog 9eyes features the most interesting images found the cameras nine eyes (and no brain). Previously, Spy With Google Street View. "Dead" Girl Pranks the W ...more
Former Google and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski's scathing accusations challenging the physics behind Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk's claims about Autopilot should force Musk to make his case that self-drive cars don't need LiDAR in the next few months. Besides the humo ...more
The 4th of July brings out the inner-pyro-hypnotized child in many of us. And while WonderHowTo has plenty of tutorials for using/creating firecrackers , fireworks, and general explosives—for responsible 18+ upstanding citizens only, of course!—some of us prefer to enjoy the f ...more
One major component of Level 4 and Level 5 driverless cars is in very short supply. Venture capitalists and engineers from around the world are racing to fill the LiDAR production, price, and performance void. Production of LiDAR sensors is seeing months-long production bottl ...more
After months of leaks and rumors, Google has finally unveiled the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. If there were such a thing, the Pixel would be the one "true" Android flagship — so even if you don't plan on buying a Pixel 2, you'll want you learn more about this milestone device. La ...more
This video shows you how to set up and hide mini wireless spy camera. Where you put it is up to you. Who you spy on is up to you. If you're wanting to keep an extra set of eyes on someone, watch and learn. Whether it's your bathroom or kitchen, put your eyes on the prize.
Hack a pair of sunglasses to secretly record audio and video and spend less than $40 in the process with this how-to video. To replicate this hack for yourself, you will need a spy camera and black solar shield sunglasses. For detailed, step-by-step instructions on building yo ...more
Watch this video tutorial, and learn how to turn an ordinary inexpensive webcam into a hidden home security system, viewable anywhere in the world from your cell phone! With a cute and cuddly teddy bear and a cheap webcam, you can make the perfect homemade security camera, or ...more
A piece of homemade spy gear - learn how to make a belt with a disposable camera attached to it.
When you're shooting a film, being able to see what you're shooting well and adjust on the fly is crucial. With the tiny screen on most cheap cameras, this is kind of a crapshoot. This video will show you a cheap way to solve this problem: converting a car $50 car LCD screen i ...more
This video shows you how to set up a mini wireless spy cam. Where you put it is up to you. Who you spy on is up to you. If you're wanting to keep an extra set of eyes on someone, watch and learn. So whether you're looking to put a camera in your bathroom or garage, go for it.
In order to access blocked videos and websites, you will need to set up a proxy service in the U.S., if you are trying to use Hulu. Go to a list site. For Hulu, the IP address is important for copyright restrictions. So, your IP address must be changed to an American IP addre ...more
Killstreaks: Advantages and Disadvantages 3 Kills – Spy Plane: Advantages: This lets you see enemies on the radar in the upper left hand part of your screen. Though it is one of the lowest killstreaks, it is very beneficial and gives you a huge advantage. Disadvantages: It ca ...more
Continuing on with budget lighting, we explore using Fluorescent and LED lights, along with using available light, bouncing it with a reflector. These setups will work great for interviews, video casting, vlogging, and the likes. These lights use less power and also generate m ...more
WonderHowTo loves gadgets. We also tend to enjoy getting our hands (just a little bit) dirty. So, naturally, Brando's Wall Hook Coat Hanger Camcorder is the latest gadget to excite. Disguised as a coat hanger, the device is actually a camera triggered by motion detection. And ...more
In this video, you will learn exactly how to take pictures with your Apple iPad! Wifi or 3g model is fine, 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB models are all fine also! What you need for this to work: An iPad An iPhone 3GS (IPHONE 3G AND IPHONE 2G WON'T WORK!) Camera-A Application (1$): http ...more
This tutorial illustrates how a wireless pinhole spy video camera can jam wireless internet or WiFi signals.
Jennifer demonstrates an in car video camera techniques by showing different ways to shoot video from a moving vehicle.
Lady Gaga and Polaroid's upcoming Grey Label Camera Glasses can record video and snap pictures, but who really wants to show the world what they're up too on those mini LCD screens? It's nothing more than a fancy gimmick between a pop star and a failing company. Isn't the inte ...more
CONTEST ENDED: WINNERS ANNOUNCED This contest has ended and winners have been announced. To see who won, check out our quick winners post. Thanks to everyone for submitting their ideas! ORIGINAL CONTEST Mad Science is back with another contest this month. This time, you've ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to create the visual effect of being hit by a car, using Adobe After Effects. Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics and compositing software. This is not recommended for beginners. This video will show viewers how to ma ...more
In this video, we learn how to photograph a fast car in motion. First, place a tripod on the camera and place the camera on top of the tripod. Take some still shots on the hood of the camera and have someone inside of the car. Now, start taking pictures and have the person tak ...more
This German video is amazing. A joyously analog interpretation and deconstruction of the digital gaming experience. Malte Jehmlich is as primitive and inspiring as the the Vanuatu natives who devoted themselves to cargo worship after World War II! Try to imagine. It's 2010 an ...more
If you've ever wanted to do in-car filming, you know how difficult the set up is. The Tripshot mount can help you master your next taxicab confession, or your next car chase scene. This video explains proper setup and installation for maximum flexibility and diversity of camer ...more
In this clip, you'll learn a simple method for modifying a Manfrotto tripod into a fun, functional car mount for your Canon or Nikon digital single-lens reflex camera. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
F.A.T. (Free Art and Technology) presents a project in celebration of F*ck Google Week, F.A.T.'s protest against Google's totalitarian rule of the web (read more). F.A.T. Lab built a fake Google Street View car and canvased the streets of Berlin, posed as Google. As F.A.T. La ...more
As you may have seen in your city or town, red light cameras are on the rise in the United States. In many instances in my area, these cameras have sprung up seemingly out of no-where, and mostly without any reason. Over use of these systems can make privacy (even on the road) ...more
Ever had your car broken into? Or worse, your apartment? Ever been pickpocketed? Handheld electronics—iPods, iPhones, iPads, GPS devices, digital cameras—are easy to snatch, light to carry, and useful to most. And when they're gone, they're gone. Until now. Thanks to develope ...more
Thinking of selling your car on the internet? Make sure you don’t get taken for a ride. You Will Need * A camera * A fair price * An appealing ad * A website on which to post it * Safety precautions Step 1. Take a picture Get your car washed and then take a good picture of ...more
Simulate the look of snapshots in your After Effects video footage with Spy Photo, a free set of presets that dynamically automate and generate the effect. This 17-minute tutorial from Aharon Rabinowitz of All Bets Are Off demonstrates the features of this cool new addition, w ...more
UPDATE: New York University photography professor Wafaa Bilal talked the talk, and now he's walked the walk with his recent camera implant. And guess what? It hurt. What a surprise. "Mr. Bilal explained the process, a 'transdermal implant,' to The Wall Street Journal. Perform ...more
Mark and Andrew demonstrate how to crunch the depth of field to achieve two camera tricks. By crunching the field of view it makes the action closer than it really is. Often used when filming fight scenes or being "hit by a car" scene.
Step One: Acquire a good amount of semi-fresh dog poop. 2. Step Two: Carefully place the poop under a friends car door handle, so that it remains hidden. 3. Step Three: Like any good prank, a hidden video camera is highly suggested. 4. Step Four: Si ...more