Use the Particle Electron to get a project online in 15 minutes
An Internet of Things connected garbage container.
I created an Alexa skill that lets me talk through the Particle Device Cloud to my many online devices.
Moisture sensor tells an LED to blink and uses IFTTT to send an message to your phone when your plant needs water.
Solar-powered laser rangefinder to log river levels to the cloud for flash flood warning and kayak trip planning.
Read out analog value from IR distance sensor and show the transferred distance up on your phone as well as the OLED by electron and IFTTT.