What is Eddy Bridge?
It’s a piece of software that runs on a Raspberry Pi 3 or Raspberry Pi Zero W. The software allows your local devices to communicate with Eddy’s Servers over a secure connection.
Is it Secure and Safe?
Yes. All network traffic is encrypted in transit using SSL. Commands are only executed when they are requested by a user.
Is this difficult to setup?
No. There is no programming involved. No keyboard, mouse or monitor is required. The whole process including setup will take 10-30 minutes, depending on your network speed. Follow this guide to setup Eddy Bridge.
What are the benefits of using Eddy Bridge?
There are a couple of extra features you get with using Eddy Bridge, compared to using Port Forwarding. The extra features are:
- Android devices support
- Roku devices
- HDMI CEC commands support
- Wake on LAN magic packets support
- Allows for Network Discovery of compatible devices
Why should I use Eddy Bridge?
You should use Eddy Bridge if you care about security and or want the extra benefits.
How much does a Raspberry Pi 3 / Raspberry Pi Zero W Cost?
The Raspberry PI Zero W goes for around $40 USD and the Raspberry PI 3 will cost about $70 USD.