Daily Buzzword
Easy
  • 340
  • 8

Protip

This Amazon Alexa skill reads the definition of the Merriam-Webster Daily Buzzword from their website with an optional example usage & quiz.

Daily Buzzword

Team IrishClanger

Convo-Care: Alexa-Controlled E-Health App
Intermediate
  • 603
  • 12

Protip

Convo-Care provides a better e-health experience through a conversational UI.

Amazon Alexa controlling a Chromecast
Intermediate
  • 51,085
  • 33

Protip

Having Amazon Alexa VIA an Amazon Echo Control a Google Chromecast VIA a Raspberry Pi running a Python Script.

Stellar Cartography
Intermediate
  • 281
  • 7

Full instructions

Stellar Cartography is a way for teachers to deliver information about the solar system in a fun and compelling way.

Stellar Cartography

Team Genius Create

Getting Started with Amazon DRS
Intermediate
  • 498
  • 9

Protip

Complete Guide to Make your own Amazon Dash Replenishment Service Device.

AWS IoT Remote Soil Moisture Monitor
Intermediate
  • 11,993
  • 36

Full instructions

Monitor remote soil moisture sensors at a glance.

Email Notifications Using Amazon Web Services
Advanced
  • 3,864
  • 20

Protip

When the Particle Cloud meets the Amazon Cloud

Car or Motorbike Tracker
Advanced
  • 2,966
  • 34

Work in progress

A GPS tracker for your car, motorcycle, bike and flying saucer, with data storage and map visualization. Not too hard, but no easy either...

Smart Maid
Intermediate
  • 1,846
  • 24

Full instructions

Hack your existing iRobot Create with Particle and control it through Alexa.

Smart Maid

Team Yosnalab

Create an App in Ionic Framework
Intermediate
  • 3,206
  • 25

Protip

Use the Ionic framework to build an app that can control your hardware or hit any REST API.

Raspberry Pi Facial Recognition
Intermediate
  • 13,275
  • 62

Work in progress

So you want to control entry to your secret lair, huh? This project will allow you to use facial recognition using a Pi and AWS.

SmartBowl for Pets
Intermediate
  • 1,100
  • 18

Full instructions

Internet-connected bowl for pets with consumption monitoring and an automatic refilling gizmo.

Plant Monitoring System using AWS IoT
Intermediate
  • 13,371
  • 50

Full instructions

If you plan on a vacation, here is a great project to track the temperature and soil moisture of your Plant using dweet.io and AWS IoT.

Nobody Parks Here!
Intermediate
  • 6,572
  • 43

Full instructions

Using OpenCV on Raspberry Pi, Check if somebody's in my parking spot! Use the power of the cloud to notify me.

Voice Controlled Drone with RasPi, Amazon Echo and 3DR IRIS+
Advanced
  • 11,420
  • 75

Full instructions

Fly a drone using only your voice. Launch, navigate around, and land. Look ma, no hands!

Amazon Re:Invent "Dash" Button + AWS + IFTTT = InfiniButton!
Intermediate
  • 12,517
  • 35

Full instructions

Why make a button with a single function (a la Dash purchase) when you can make it do ANYTHING? Customizable online at any time via IFTTT!

CHIP as a WiFi Router
Intermediate
  • 5,629
  • 19

Full instructions

CHIP can be used as a router by taking incoming connection from Ethernet connector to share an Internet connection wireless.

Outdoor Recreation Areas
Intermediate
  • 187
  • 5

Discover national parks, forests, and other recreation areas near you, powered by the Recreation Information Database API.

Seagulls Buses
Intermediate
  • 250
  • 5

With the Seagulls Buses Alexa skill, get the live timetable and never miss your Brighton and Hove bus again!

Smart Cap: Vision for the visually impaired
Intermediate
  • 6,699
  • 67

Full instructions

Smart Cap is an assistant for visually impaired which narrates the description of scene

+550 Cool HumanBody Facts
Easy
  • 394
  • 8

Full instructions

Get a new astonishing medical fact about how cool the human body is. More than 550 facts are available.

Smart Environmental Monitoring
Intermediate
  • 12,071
  • 37

Small, and easy to use devices, to monitor temperature, humidity, noise levels, luminosity and atmospheric pressure across a city.

Smart Greenhouse: The future of agriculture
Intermediate
  • 12,683
  • 68

Smart Greenhouse is a self regulating, micro-climate controlled environment for optimal plant growth.

Calagator
Intermediate
  • 134
  • 4

Full instructions

Know what's happening in the thriving Portland, OR tech scene, thanks to Calagator on Alexa.

Brewtiful Bean Machine
Intermediate
  • 848
  • 14

Full instructions

If you can't go without your morning coffee, but your routine leaves you crunched for time, then the Brewtiful Bean Machine is for you.

Brewtiful Bean Machine

Team The Procaffeinators

Network Monitoring with AWS IoT
Easy
  • 5,362
  • 32

Protip

Use Raspberry PI as network monitor box, always connected with AWS IoT/SNS to monitor network status or help power up/down device remotely.

Air Quality System using LinkIt ONE and MCS
Advanced
  • 2,296
  • 24

Monitor the Temperature, Humidity, Pressure, Air Quality, Dust particle concentration online & even detect Fire using LinkIt ONE & Sensors.

Robot for supercool indoor navigation
Intermediate
  • 3,854
  • 29

Full instructions

The robot navigates indoor, in a pre-defined path, with high accuracy, and allows its real-time tracking on a phone. No GPS, No WiFi, No Map

Alexa AWS IFTTT UK
Intermediate
  • 8,182
  • 23

Full instructions

Since the Amazon Echo is not working with the IFTTT in the UK I made a hack to get around it by creating my own Echo Skill and AWS Service

AWS IOT Button + IFTTT's Maker Channel
Intermediate
  • 6,416
  • 19

Protip

This is a step by step guide to getting the AWS IoT Button to access IFTTT's Maker Channel.

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