Smart Lamp With ESP8266 & Amazon Echo

Smart Lamp With ESP8266 & Amazon Echo

“This Instructable guides you along with me in upgrading a vintage lamp with voice-control using an ESP8266 microntroller and Amazon Echo/Alexa. The Arduino code emulates a Belkin WeMo device using the fauxmoESP library, which makes setup a breeze.For a full primer on the Arduino ESP8266 workflow, check out my free Instructables Internet of Things Class, and check out …

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Ozone Generator

Ozone Generator

“At some point last year my car’s air conditioning unit started to develop a bad smell, which is a sign that mold has formed on the condenser. Unfortunately, this part is hard to reach and cleaning the condenser is hence a big problem. I went through a set of commercial climate control cleaning products and found most of them …

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Get started developing IoT solutions by building a simple home automation system

Get started developing IoT solutions by building a simple home automation system

“Build a smart doorbell with a Raspberry Pi, some sensors, a buzzer, Node-RED, and Apple Home Kit. Sometimes the most effective home automation projects are the ones that solve very simple problems. Here’s my simple home automation IoT solution. I have trouble hearing my door bell when I’m working upstairs wearing headphones, so I’m going to …

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Infrared Remote Controlled Automation of Anything: Tiny, Cheapest and Easiest (any Remote Can Be Used)

Infrared Remote Controlled Automation of Anything: Tiny, Cheapest and Easiest (any Remote Can Be Used)

“READ THE CIRCUIT EXPLANATION FOR UNDERSTANDING AND INNOVATION…This is a simple circuit based on basic concept of electronics. Its mainly a counter circuit that is triggered by infrared signal(of 38 kHz range i.e. any remote). Can control single appliance(or multiple appliances in cascaded way). ENJOY… LAZINESS AT HOME!!! again…” - Link

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Aquarium Controller Using NodeMCU and MQTT

Aquarium Controller Using NodeMCU and MQTT

“For some time now I wanted to start automating parts of the house. Although several parties are already planned, I decided to start with the aquarium.Currently the aquarium has two analog timers to control lighting and water filtration. The problem is that whenever there is a light fault, the timers change the lighting and filtering times. To solve this …

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Arduino - Relays (Control AC Appliances)

Arduino - Relays (Control AC Appliances)

“Arduino is an awesome micro-controller to get started with DIY electronics, but you can not control AC appliances with it directly. Relays help to do this the arduino drives a 5v relay, which in turn controls AC appliances. The only down side to a relay is that the frequency of switching is limited to low value. To over come this …

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ESP8266-01 IoT Smart Timer for Home Automation

ESP8266-01 IoT Smart Timer for Home Automation

“With the new buzzwords being Internet Of Things (IoT) and Home Automation, I decided to look at the current items in and around my home that is controlled via some sort of device. The items that stood out, are the following: Swimming pool pump; Swimming pool water filler; Swimming pool and surrounding lights; TV/Entertainment system cabinet lights. The common …

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Smart Intercom

Smart Intercom

“This intercom uses facial recognition and RFID to control human access. The principle of operation: Person approaches to the intercom; Looks at the camera; The system compare his face with authorized people; If it finds it, then the door opens and a person can enter; There is also another way to pass; The person with the pass card place it …

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Wifi controlled ceiling fan

Wifi controlled ceiling fan

“When Amazon announced the Echo Dot 2.0 at $50, I was ready to give Alexa a try. Since my young children were not tall enough to pull the chains on their ceiling fan, I typically ended up having to turn on or off their light or fan for them. After some research, I found https://github.com/arendst/Sonoff- …

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