Smart Door Project for Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
It can be hard to remember things sometimes. Smart locks can help with forgetting your keys and getting locked out of your house, but they can also be expensive. It’s also sometimes difficult to embrace new technology. NotEnoughTech has come up with a low-impact, low-cost DIY smart lock that uses Raspberry Pi. Here’s NotEnoughTech on hackster.io:
Smart locks are expensive and I don’t think I’m ready to make the jump just yet (my wife isn’t ready, therefore I’m not ready). What’s the next best thing when you as forgetful as me? A smart door that tells you, if you left the door open or unlocked! This can be retrofitted to most of the doors and will cost you less than $20! I’m sold! She is sold on it too… are you?
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8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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