The AWS IoT Mega Contest!

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Winning entries

First Prize

Baby NAP (Night Activity Program)
Advanced
  • 5,279
  • 45

Full instructions

Being a parent for the first time is a big challenge. With the Baby Night Activity Program and a lot of sensors, parents will have new help.

First Prize

Voice Controlled Drone with RasPi, Amazon Echo and 3DR IRIS+
Advanced
  • 8,693
  • 66

Full instructions

Fly a drone using only your voice. Launch, navigate around, and land. Look ma, no hands!

Second Prize

Automatic Vehicle Accident Alert System using AWS IoT
Intermediate
  • 3,990
  • 31

Full instructions

In vehicle accident, An alerting message which contains time and location automatically is sent to emergency agencies for relief the victim.

Second Prize

Crying AED
Intermediate
  • 958
  • 3

In cases of cardiac arrest, every moment counts. AED which able to cry (alarm) can easily gain attraction of people who looking for it.

Second Prize

Magic Mirror - Amazon Echo and AWS IoT
Intermediate
  • 5,645
  • 45

As parents it's hard to keep up with children's curious minds, allow them to leverage Amazon Echo to image search the web

Third Prize

Plant Monitoring System using AWS IoT
Intermediate
  • 7,777
  • 38

Full instructions

If you plan on a vacation, here is a great project to track the temperature and soil moisture of your Plant using dweet.io and AWS IoT.

Third Prize

Magic Checkin Clock
Advanced
  • 1,042
  • 8

Full instructions

This magic clock moves its hand to show where you last checked in on Foursquare.

Third Prize

AWS IoT Button for LIFX
Easy
  • 3,751
  • 20

Full instructions

Use the AWS IoT Button to control a LIFX light bulb. Using the phone application can be cumbersome to turn the lights on or off in a hurry.

Third Prize

Ambient Light Sensor for Philips Hue
Intermediate
  • 2,327
  • 9

Full instructions

Let the sun turn your Hue lights on automatically.

Third Prize

WaterPi: Houseplant Remote Watering and Monitoring System
Intermediate
  • 10,592
  • 64

Full instructions

WaterPi tracks critical metrics about the houseplant, visualizing those metrics with charts, and waters the plant remotely.

Other entries

IoT Home Security Model
Intermediate
  • 12,310
  • 67

A model of home security system that utilized sensors and internet to monitor the security status in real-time.

RoboSapien Whips Nae Nae
Intermediate
  • 3,065
  • 46

Full instructions

Ever wanted to add voice control to RoboSapien. How about connect it to Amazon Echo. I can say, 'Alexa, tell RoboSapien to do the Nae Nae'.

Nobody Parks Here!
Intermediate
  • 4,589
  • 42

Full instructions

Using OpenCV on Raspberry Pi, Check if somebody's in my parking spot! Use the power of the cloud to notify me.

CropNext: Real Time Monitoring Of Crop Health
Super hard
  • 2,044
  • 34

Full instructions

A hardware + mobile app that farmers can use to monitor the health of their crops.

The Minimalist Thermostat
Advanced
  • 3,133
  • 31

Full instructions

A thermostat you won't see

BB-8's AWS Adventure
Intermediate
  • 2,832
  • 31

Full instructions

Sphero's BB-8 uses the Intel Edison and Amazon Web Services to communicate back to the rebel forces.

Open Sesame System - Open/Close door lock with Smartphone
Intermediate
  • 4,420
  • 30

Full instructions

"Open Sesame" is a magical phrase in the story of "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves". We hack the reality to realize the magic !!

Solar Panel Dual Management System (SP DMS)
Intermediate
  • 1,936
  • 30

Full instructions

This IoT prototype performs two functions: 1) Theft prevention and 2) Maintenance Indication of solar panel using LinkIt ONE and Sensors

Network Monitoring with AWS IoT
Easy
  • 3,443
  • 29

Protip

Use Raspberry PI as network monitor box, always connected with AWS IoT/SNS to monitor network status or help power up/down device remotely.

One Button Click Artificial Intelligence Based Home Monitor
Advanced
  • 3,442
  • 29

Full instructions

My project is an a voice assistant for space/home monitoring while you are away or not nearby.

Webserver with NodeMCU/ESP8266 and DHT11
Easy
  • 3,708
  • 29

Full instructions

It displays the data (temperature and humidity) on screen (when accessed over http) and logs everything to the AWS for future reports.

Smart Environmental Monitoring
Intermediate
  • 7,567
  • 28

Small, and easy to use devices, to monitor temperature, humidity, noise levels, luminosity and atmospheric pressure across a city.

Amazon Re:Invent "Dash" Button + AWS + IFTTT = InfiniButton!
Intermediate
  • 6,705
  • 27

Full instructions

Why make a button with a single function (a la Dash purchase) when you can make it do ANYTHING? Customizable online at any time via IFTTT!

AWS IoT Remote Soil Moisture Monitor
Intermediate
  • 4,888
  • 25

Full instructions

Monitor remote soil moisture sensors at a glance.

Notifications from your dryer
Intermediate
  • 2,882
  • 23

Full instructions

Know when your clothes are dry

Blaster with AWS Alexa Voice Control & IR Firing Power
Intermediate
  • 1,786
  • 22

Full instructions

Using an AWS Alexa Skill, remotely issue commands to a Particle enabled blaster (now with IR firing power for Stromtrooper and TV control)

Simple and Smart Air Purifier System
Easy
  • 3,242
  • 21

Full instructions

An easy setup for smart air purifier system. This system use Amazon IoT with MQTT protocol to get real-time data of air quality condition.

Simple Gardening Service : Manage Indoor Gardens using IoT
Intermediate
  • 1,725
  • 20

Full instructions

Harnessing the power of the Cloud to actively monitor and analyze an indoor food garden that can feed you over the winter.

Project pH5.6 IoT Water Harvesting System
Intermediate
  • 2,515
  • 19

saving water smartly.

Remote Heart Rate Monitor
Easy
  • 4,148
  • 18

Monitoring the heart rate of somebody, and alerting somebody else when the heart rate is out of set range

Auto Luminosity
Intermediate
  • 2,580
  • 18

Full instructions

Control your lights from the comfort of anywhere.

PizzaDash
Intermediate
  • 1,977
  • 18

Full instructions

Be the party starter and order your favorite pizza order at the press of a button through Dominos!

IoT Kitteh
Easy
  • 10,319
  • 16

Full instructions

A cellular and GPS connected cat vest that communicates through AWS IoT.

SUMO : Smart Pulse Monitor ( A Low Cost Smart ECG )
Advanced
  • 1,425
  • 14

Full instructions

SUMO is a low cost pulse monitor which uses an algorithm to convert raw analog sensor data into BPM ( Beat's Per Minute )

Motion Controlled AWS IoT Button
Intermediate
  • 2,051
  • 14

Full instructions

You can use it as remote switch, anti theft beacon, counter, movement detector and so on.

WEAR : One Click Smart Women Safety Wearable Button
Advanced
  • 1,549
  • 14

Full instructions

WEAR is an open source low cost smart wearable device to ensure safety of women by giving the caregivers security alerts.

IoT Flaming and Talking Pumpkin using AWS and ESP8266
Intermediate
  • 1,877
  • 14

Scare those little ghouls this Halloween with fire. Simply press your Amazon Dash (or IoT) button and within 5 seconds Boom!

Intelligent Door
Intermediate
  • 3,597
  • 14

Full instructions

Home security using Raspberry Pi, AWS IoT and AWS SNS

Let's make a smartwatch with AWS IoT
Intermediate
  • 1,408
  • 13

Full instructions

Intel Edison is small enough to use as a wearable, so why not we make a smart watch with Edison and powerful AWS IoT.

The simplest home alarm system
Easy
  • 667
  • 11

Full instructions

To make this alarm system all you need is an Edison, some wire and a magnetic switch per door/window.

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