Andreas Koutsoukos
Published © MIT

Automate Blinds Opening by Alexa and Ev3

How great would it be if Ev3 could open the venetian blinds? I decided to run an experiment and built a working prototype.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Mindstorms EV3 Programming Brick / Kit
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Programming Brick / Kit
1 x EV3 brick 2 x motors 2 x cables
Echo Dot
Amazon Alexa Echo Dot

Software apps and online services

VS Code
Microsoft VS Code
Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit


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Automated blinds opener.

Here is the code I that runs the opener.


Andreas Koutsoukos

Andreas Koutsoukos

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Human design thinker. Love to make things look nice on UI. Making sure that UX is best for users.Never stop to learning to solving problems.