Via matthewh8 on Instructables
OpenTrashCan connects to your wifi network and sends you an email when its full, talks to you, and can even be controlled from the OpenTrashCan App for Android phones…
…This project started out serious, then I kept thinking of funny things I wanted to make it do. The only way I could think to present it was a corny infomercial style video. Open Trash Can uses the Arduino Leonardo micro-controller. The trash can uses one range sensor in the front that opens the lid when it detects motion. There is a second range sensor in the back that detects the fill level of the trash can. Speech is played using an mp3 shield, through computer speakers. Emails are sent using a wifi shield shied and Temboo.
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