04 Jan '13, 10pm

Electric Imp makes a cat door Tweet its activities

Electric Imp makes a cat door Tweet its activities

Monitoring a cat door is as good a reason as any to undertake a project. The hardware added to the board includes a reed switch mounted on the jamb along with a magnet on the door itself. There is also a blue LED that gives a bit of user feedback. The software isn’t quite as easy but it still wasn’t that bad. As with most web-connected projects getting all the parts to talk to each other was a bit of a chore. The Imp reports back to a server on the local network which then activates a PHP script that uses

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/01/04/electric-imp-makes-a-cat-d...

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