It has become easier for us to transform our house into a technology rich space due to all the technology that has been developed so far. Following are the 5 incredible DIY projects that can help you make your home a little bit brainier.
5. Voice Activated Garage Door
Well, it is expected to have a garage door if you own a home. You must have always thought of making your garage door voice activated. So, with the help of a project from Hackster.io, you are capable of making your garage door open and close with simple commands. The details about this project and technology requirements are available at the website of hackster.io.
4. Temperature and Humidity Through Your Amazon Echo
One of the top voice activated products available in the market these days is the Amazon Echo, however, you can make it even better by means of a little hacking. You can make your Echo audible tell you about the humidity and temperature measurements around you with the help of this project. The details about this project are also available at the web of hackster.io.
3. Raspberry Pi Pool Controller
In case you have a pool that you want to make automatic, there is a perfect hack for you which is centered around the assimilation of the Raspberry Pi and other Arduino controls in order to automate your pool’s lighting, cleaning and even heating. The DIY pool controller project is also available on hackster.io.
2. Face-Unlocking Door
When you can easily unlock your doors via your face, then why use the keys? Depending upon your skill level, this hack is probably a little more involved. A small camera needs to be wired up to your door or surrounding frame that can be activated on command in order to complete this project. As a result, this runs back to Raspberry Pi running a program that can recognize your face and trigger the door to unlock. The details are present on the website of hackster.io.
1. Arduino Smart Lights
Last of all, this project is perfect for those who want to control their lights without having to hit the switch. Although numerous products are available on the market which are capable of doing this already, however, there is no point of buying an expensive gadget when you can easily build it at home. The project makes use of an Arduino to adjust colors and intensities on whatever lights you set up. The details of this project are available at benradler.com.