Alexa Trigger ESP8266

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Use Alexa to voice control a relay connected to the Internet via ESP8266.

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I wanted to build a voice controlled smart outlet that was cheap and that didn’t require an existing smart home infrastructure (i.e. SmartThings or HomeKit). There are probably cheaper ways of doing this but I had an unused Power Tail and an ESP8266. This project can be adapted to drive any digital IO pin using Alexa and covers the integration of Alexa, IFTTT and Adafruit.IO.

See project details @hackster.io or download the code on GitHub

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