Smartphone Hacks Challenge

Smartphones are growing more powerful & useful, with lots of new sensors. Hit us with your creative projects using Arduino and 1Sheeld!

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Winning entries

First Place

Bluetooth Steering wheel for a robot using 1Sheeld
Easy
  • 1,383
  • 10

Full instructions

A simple bumper robot with a simple steering wheel using a 1Sheeld, and an Android tablet/phone.

First Place

Smartwatch car remote
Intermediate
  • 10,800
  • 71

Full instructions

Controlling a car using a Pebble watch, an Android phone and an Arduino

Second Place

R/C Traxxas Slash with Arduino and 1Sheeld
Intermediate
  • 4,138
  • 22

Work in progress

Control a R/C truck using your smartphone.

Second Place

CNC plotter
Advanced
  • 6,772
  • 23

Work in progress

Mobile Controlled CNC plotter

Second Place

SMS based Home Automation system using 1SHEELD
Easy
  • 21,501
  • 56

Full instructions

Make a 5-channel SMS based Home Automation system using 1Sheeld.

Third Place

Smart Selfie Stick
Easy
  • 1,232
  • 7

Full instructions

Add more Fun and Energy for Selfie Stick by controlling Capture with voice level and post it automatically on tweeter .

Third Place

smart robot
Intermediate
  • 1,574
  • 9

Work in progress

Control robot with smart phone: play football, call skype, take a photo

smart robot

Team Arduino Arab

Third Place

Location Alert to Caller
Easy
  • 1,030
  • 12

Send your location to the caller via SMS

Third Place

Voice Assistant Using A Smart Phone And 1Sheeld
Easy
  • 692
  • 5

Full instructions

You can make FRIDAY, that can make calls, tell you the temperature, turn things on or off and even take pictures.

Third Place

Smartphone Minesweeper only by Arduino and 1Sheeld
Intermediate
  • 620
  • 12

Work in progress

Smartphone Minesweeper that sends its GPS location and a photo of the mine captured by the phone to your mail so you can take action!

Fourth Place

Mini ME - Humanoid Robot
Advanced
  • 459
  • 2

Protip

Humanoid Robot controlled through your smart phone.

Fourth Place

Thief Trap security system
Intermediate
  • 1,202
  • 6

Full instructions

This system will detect if a thief enters my home, and then a mechanism will lock the doors to prevent him from getting out

Fourth Place

SMS your Home
Intermediate
  • 2,409
  • 10

Full instructions

Remotely control home appliances (ON/OFF switching) by sending SMS

Fourth Place

4x4x4 LED cube with Arduino Uno and 1sheeld
Intermediate
  • 16,598
  • 49

Full instructions

Using the microphone of your mobile phone to control the led cube according to the loudness (decibels).

Fourth Place

1Sheeld CanSat
Intermediate
  • 2,013
  • 14

Full instructions

A successful attempt at making a fully functional Telemetry CanSat using 1Sheeld.

Fourth Place

Security home with Twitter
Easy
  • 962
  • 2

Full instructions

An ultrasonic device that measures distance with Arduino and 1sheeld and Batsal with mobile and Perfa pictures on Twitter

Other entries

Control your light system with your voice
Intermediate
  • 20,475
  • 124

Full instructions

Now, you can control your light system in your home using your voice , by talking to your systems which to turn on and which to turn off

AR DRONE and 1SHEELD - Discover the world around your drone
Intermediate
  • 13,792
  • 103

Full instructions

Detect flight data of a drone, like altitude, speed, GPS position and many other. Besides, we can take incredible aerial pictures!

Home Management System - Control your home from a website
Intermediate
  • 19,473
  • 94

Full instructions

Control your home from any place in the world using a website.

Control electronics by sliding your phone
Easy
  • 8,685
  • 56

Full instructions

Combine RF and an Arduino to control electronics from your Android smartphone phone.

Swarm Bots: Assembly and Co-operative Transport
Easy
  • 4,568
  • 24

Full instructions

Objective of the Swarm-bots project is to study controlling the bot so assemble themselves, avoid obstacle and synchronization between bots.

Crying Baby Detector Using 1Sheeld
  • 2,764
  • 21

Full instructions

Baby monitor that can also help put your baby back to sleep.

JMoon MakerSpace Automation System
Intermediate
  • 1,553
  • 21

Full instructions

Control JMoon MakerSpace entrance and lights with 1Sheeld.

Light control with clock
Easy
  • 1,216
  • 11

Full instructions

Control your home lights when it's ON or OFF using 1Sheeld.

Capture and Tweet
Easy
  • 620
  • 8

Sometimes i need to take a photo with my friends and then tweet.This project is to make tweeting easy.

Analog Clock using 1Sheeld Graphical LCD
Intermediate
  • 1,112
  • 7

Full instructions

A real-time Analog Clock using 1Sheeld Graphical LCD.

My Motion Activated SMS sender
Intermediate
  • 953
  • 5

Full instructions

When motion is sensed, an SMS will be sent to say that motion was detected.

GLCD Dancing Man
Easy
  • 401
  • 5

Full instructions

Dancing Man in 1Sheeld GLCD.

My Motion Activated Security Cam project
Intermediate
  • 2,813
  • 5

Full instructions

This project will capture an image and upload it to twitter when motion is sensed!

Smart gloves for the blind
  • 2,531
  • 5

Full instructions

Help blind people navigate on their own by detecting obstacles

Skype Emergency Call
Easy
  • 537
  • 4

When i press a big red button it calls emergency or one of my friends by skype.

Capture Photos with one Click
Easy
  • 781
  • 4

Push button to take photos by phone wirelessly

Home surveillance system using skype calls
Easy
  • 1,029
  • 3

Full instructions

When someone enter my home the ultrasonic sensor will detect this then 1Sheeld will make a Skype call to let me watch the thief.

Social Media – Voice Command Posting
  • 582
  • 3

Full instructions

This Project will send tweets or post on Facebook. It posts when a specific voice command is heard

Led fading using 1Sheeld
Easy
  • 454
  • 2

Full instructions

Control LED light fading using smartphone.

GLCD Cat
Advanced
  • 331
  • 1

Full instructions

Drawing and animating cat on glcd

GLCD simple house
Intermediate
  • 427
  • 1

Simple drawing for house with sun, little boy, little girl and sky.

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