Twitter garage door using the GE Choice ALERT system & Arduino

You know that feeling of driving away from your house almost getting to work and saying "Now Did close the garage door?" .  I hate that feeling and seeked out to resolve it in the smiplest/cheapest way I could.  The starting point was of course Arduino.  This project ended up being simpler than I could of imagined but it was not my best effort (as it was my first real project making something useful with th ...

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Displaying Twitter feed without a PC! using Arduino

There are a lot of Twitter feed readers around the Web that use Arduino AND a PC to display twits on LCD displays or whatsoever. Then, I decide it was the time to design a solution for performing the same job WITHOUT A PC, and here's the project. In a simple equation: Arduino + Ethernet Shield + LCD Display + Twitter = automatic Twitter feed reader with LCD! The items you need are the following: - Arduino ( ...

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Web-controlled Twittering Roomba using an Arduino

I wanted to see if I could operate my Roomba remotely and get it to report its status via Twitter while I was away from home. I also wanted to make the device independent of a computer. This is the solution I came up with and it works very well. Follow @TheRoomba on Twitter to see what mine is doing! Step 1: Needed Parts and Tools Parts: 1x - Small signal, low power PNP transistor (I used a 2N2907A (may als ...

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Twitter Controlled Pet Feeder using an Arduino

A great project for busy pet owners.  This Twitter-Controlled pet feeder automatically dispenses food in response to activity on your Twitter account.  The project is controlled by an Arduino and uses the Arduino Ethernet shield to receive data from Twitter.  I hacked this automatic Pet Feeder from Amazon to build this project, but you could easily modify your own motorized feeder to work. Parts List: (1x) ...

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Twitter Enabled Text to Speech using an Arduino

Let the world know what you're eating for breakfast with an 80's style vocal synthesizer!  This project uses an Arduino to send your Twitter stream to a voice generator chip called the SpeakJet.  The setup that I use here can also be extended to other applications where you'd want to translate text into speech, some ideas: -a robot which announces things or responds to its environment by speaking -some kind ...

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Arduino or Twitter Mets Apple

Whenever I go to Citi Field with my kids to see the Mets, they go crazy for the Home Run Apple.To me, the Apple is part of what makes baseball exciting for kids. Even though my kids may not watch most of the games, I still enjoy bringing them along. The Home Run Apple started popping out of a top hat at Shea Stadium in 1980 and now Citi Field has an updated version of the Apple. The apple pops up when a Met ...

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Twitter Physical Client

In this project I’m building a physical Twitter client using Arduino and a flag, basically an arduino powered retweet indicator, whenever any of my tweets is retweeted some physical action will happen to notify me of that. You'll need: 1. Flag. 2. Arduino. 3. Laptop with a java IDE installed on it. 4. Yellow Led 5. 330 Ohm resistor 6. Servo motor (even a weak one would do, you don’t need a lot of torque) 7. ...

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Twitter Mood Light using an Arduino

How's the world feeling right now? This box tells you. Powered by: an Arduino, a WiFly wireless module, an RGB LED, Twitter.com and a 9v battery. I’m a news junkie. I want to know everything that is going on in the world as soon as it happens. I want to wake up and know immediately if something big has happened overnight. However, I’m an extraordinarily busy man; I don’t have time to read news feeds; readin ...

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Twittering Laser Tripwire with Webcam Capture using Arduino

This instructable will show you how to construct a laser tripwire that can twitter and grab an image from a webcam, as well as execute any command you can put in a bash script. This instructable is actually quite simple and is even suitable as a beginner arduino project. It requires a GNU/linux (or possibly Mac) operating system with the arduino IDE and Processing IDE working properly. This project could al ...

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Tasty Tweets

Tasty Tweets is a data visualization experiment that allows users to explore twitter trends through taste with a press of a button. The installation has been developed by Kostantinos Frantzis, Ruben van der Vleuten and Kat Zorina during the Data Visualization course 2012 at Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design,Using the Twitter APIs, the project collects tweets containing mentions of fruits such as bl ...

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Tweet-a-Pot: Twitter Enabled Coffee Pot using Arduino

Like the idea of making coffee on the fly? from your bed? While you're on the bus coming home? Then the Tweet-a-pot is for you! Tweet-a-pot is the next in fancy twitter enabled devices. This coffee pot enables its owner to make a pot of coffee from anywhere they have cell phone reception, using twitter and an arduino board. The tweet-a-pot is the easy implementation for remote device control! with a bit of ...

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The Twittering Office Chair using Arduino

The Twittering office chair "tweets" (posts a Twitter update) upon the detection of natural gas such as that produced by human flatulence. This is part of my commitment to accurately document and share my life as it happens. For more in depth theory, please see the next step entitled Theory. See the results of the toots of your on labor on Twitter. Step 1: Theory According to my coworker, Twitter is suppose ...

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