News: Arduino-based Curtain Automation

Arduino-based Curtain Automation

Jamie Zawinski uses a command line to control his curtains..

..How cool is that? 

How does one just wake up one day and think, - "Hm, by automating my curtains, I could save 5-10s of walking time to the window and a few jaules of energy per morning... To the construction desk!!!"

Well, I am assuming this is exactly what Jamie did when he decided to hook up some motors to an arduino board in order to control his curtains via command line.

Want to start making money as a white hat hacker? Jump-start your white-hat hacking career with our 2020 Premium Ethical Hacking Certification Training Bundle from the new Null Byte Shop and get over 60 hours of training from ethical hacking professionals.

Buy Now (90% off) >

Our Best Hacking & Security Guides

New Null Byte posts — delivered straight to your inbox.

5 Comments

Omg, I never thought of doing this xD. This wouldn't take very long to do, either. Looove these projects.

I love arduino!!! Its what controls my lab, around the same concept. Python + Arduino is ideal for home automation :D

This makes me want to punch myself for writing about X11.

Clapping controlled lights anyone? *clap clap* - "I'm afraid I can't do that, Dave."

Share Your Thoughts

  • Hot
  • Latest