Smart umbrella stand hack

Geeks Hate Getting Wet

Simone Marra from openPicus shows us how to build a ambient weather reminder system into your umbrella stand so you never leave the house on a rainy day without the proper protection.

The system uses data pulled in from World Weather Online API, a WiFi module, motion sensor,Grove Nest board, and some LEDS that will come alive to alert you to the forecast.

Smart umbrella stand hack

A full write-up of the project with code samples and a list of materials can be found here, or you can watch the project video below to see it in action.

Additional: Grove from Seeed Studio, Lifehacker, MAKE
Via: openPicus

Similar to: Ambient Umbrella, tempescope, Cryoscope


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