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automation

Make sure that trains don't crash into each other and stop at stations
I've built a huge Lego train layout which is fully automated by a few Arduino's. The passenger trains ride around and after a while they stop at the station. The … Read more
Pumps Away Condensed Water
Me and my wife just bought an old house. Inside the house is an old oil heating system that after this winter gets exchanged to a newer system. Currently this … Read more
Turns on and off whatever you connect to it
There are already some great projects on the internet about hacking home automation systems, but what I wanted to do was to control my plugs creatively. Thats why … Read more

Automated Light Switch - Laziness Prevails!

The Video explains all.

This is my automated light switch, built in a little under 2 hours. Just one application that a servo can be used for.

The servo is just mounted on some hastily cut masonite, the triangular brackets are just glued to the main board with PVA, and everything else is held together with double sided foam tape.

 

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Voice controlled room

I have an idea about a voice controlled room.

I would use an atmega8-16PU to switch lamp and other items on

I have an old pc laying in my room with windows 2000.

It has a serial port, a parallel port and 2 usb ports.

I want it to interface with my atmega8, but I am wondering how you use voice control with it.

I could also use an arduino, but for now I am thinking it al out.

This is an idea for home automation.

 

So does anybody now how I would program my pc for voice control.