Man’s desire to be a part of the social ecosystem has led to the invention of many communication and information sharing tools. This trend is now morphing to include use cases where we interact with non-living things, as well. Let’s look at one such application where we can communicate with our things through chat, just […]
Have you ever felt the need for decorating the chat messages with additional information that could be relevant for the people using your chat app? In this blog post, we show you how to achieve this with minimum fuss and zero infrastructure overhead.
IBM dashDB is one of the popular hosted databases under IBM, also available as part of IBM Bluemix catalog of services. In this post, we will take you through a developer’s workflow and show you how to setup dashDB and access it from a python program.
Continuing from Part 1 where we setup Alexa voice service with the Raspberry Pi, this post will conclude and demonstrate the home automation system that we set out to build. So let’s check out the nitty gritty of building the final solution using Amazon Alexa.
Ever imagined building a hands-free speaker that you can control with your voice. Wouldn’t it be even better if we could also control home appliances this way? In this blog series, let’s see how to build a voice controlled home automation system using Amazon Alexa and Raspberry Pi. I will show you how we can […]