30 Mar '13, 4pm

@marcogomes por isso:

@marcogomes por isso:

Okay. Am I the only one wondering about all these garage door opener posts? I guess I just don’t get it. “This seems like overkill but remember the low cost of the RPi…” No. It’s overkill. Remember what originally opened that garage door? it was a short-range FM transmitter that proadcast a miniscule amount of code. This uses not one, but *two* 64-bit processors, way too much RAM, and way too much storage. At least that’s what it seems like to me. I guess it’s pretty cool to have a voice-activated garage door. That’s pretty James-Bond-y. But what’s with *all of the garage door opener posts*? Is this an analogue of something more interesting? Is it to expand the usage of these devices? Why do so many people seek to Rube-Goldberg-ify their garage doors? Using a radio-controlled garage door used to be seen as a frill for wealthy people. Compared to this, it has a zen-like sim...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2012/12/11/garage-door-opener-using-s...

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