At my company, we have a pinball machine which I play regularly. It’s a 2 minute walk from my workplace to the pinball machine, and it happens quite often that I walk to the machine to find out someone else is already playing pinball.
What a waste of time… Couldn’t the WunderBar help me out here?
Of course it can: WunderYoPinball helps me and my colleagues with managing an online waiting list for the pinball machine. Powered by the WunderBar and Yo!
The project is easy to explain: WunderYoPinball uses the WunderBar‘s proximity sensor to detect if someone is currently playing the company’s pinball machine.
When the pinball machine becomes available/free again, it sends out a “Yo” message to the first person on the waiting list. To enlist yourself for the pinball waiting list, just install the Yo app and send a “Yo” to your pinball machine’s Yo API account.
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