Windows 10 IoT Core - Home Automation Contest

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Winning entries

Best Project of All: Americas

Personal Home Safety Agent
Intermediate
  • 18,349
  • 72

Full instructions

Monitor smoke detectors, detect water leakages... Turn main water supply off in case of leakage. Notifications sent using Azure and WNS.

Best Project of All: Europe

Home Automation (with Raspberry Pi 2 and Windows 10 IoT)
Advanced
  • 79,773
  • 295

Full instructions

Open source Home Automation SDK including Hardware

Best Project of All: World

Home Automation using Raspberry Pi 2 and Windows 10 IoT
Intermediate
  • 185,983
  • 486

Full instructions

Automated Home using Raspberry Pi 2 (Windows 10 IoT Core) and Arduino.

2nd Prize

Pi Skype Monitor
Easy
  • 9,321
  • 32

Full instructions

Connect a Raspberry PI with LEDs to your Skype status. Remind everybody in your house when you are on a call, meeting, or presentation.

3rd Prize

Pool Controller
Advanced
  • 22,251
  • 75

Full instructions

Windows 10 IoT Core project to control pool components for example pool pump, waterfall and solar heater.

Other entries

Personal Mirror
Intermediate
  • 21,545
  • 98

Work in progress

Mirror with Face Recognition and Personal News

Long Range UHF RFID Item Tracking System
Intermediate
  • 24,828
  • 77

Full instructions

For makerspaces to keep track of tools and other items. Tag items with inexpensive RFID tags and track their physical locations.

Full Home Automation System with Azure and Voice Assistance
Advanced
  • 13,092
  • 68

Full instructions

Using Rasberry Pi 2, Azure, and Voice Assistance (Windows and Android) observe how your home not only gets automated, but also self aware.

WARAN - Home Automation
Advanced
  • 16,632
  • 53

Full instructions

A modular home automation system

Motion Sensor Surveillance Camera using Azure Storage (C#)
Easy
  • 10,370
  • 50

Full instructions

Capture photos with Raspberry Pi when motion is detected and upload them to Azure Cloud Storage where you can monitor the data online.

Raspberry Pi Wireless Home Automation With Azure DB Support
Advanced
  • 7,800
  • 50

Full instructions

Control your home appliances from anywhere in the world with automation options.

Ultimate Kegerator
Super hard
  • 8,391
  • 44

Full instructions

Use the power of a Windows 10 UWP app to control and monitor a kegerator to keep your beverages cold, fresh and always on tap.

OH HAI! on Windows 10 IoT Core
Intermediate
  • 7,319
  • 41

Work in progress

Open Hardware Home Automation Intelligence integrates multiple existing smart home systems for a more cohesive solution.

Windows IOT - Automate your power outlets
Advanced
  • 13,745
  • 39

Full instructions

Control your home power outlet from anywhere in the world using raspberry pi, zigbee and arduino (Azure enabled)

Tank Farm - Well and rain water irrigation controller
Advanced
  • 3,465
  • 33

Tank Farm Manager is a Raspberry Pi 2b based irrigation controller that integrates rain water collection with well water systems.

Garage Door powered by Win10, AllJoyn and Raspberry Pi
Advanced
  • 8,258
  • 33

Full instructions

Operate ad get statistics about your garage door using a Raspberry Pi with Win 10 IoT.

Smart Home Dashboard
Intermediate
  • 11,558
  • 31

Touch screen enabled dashboard to show an overview of and allow controlling your lights, locks, and other smart home devices.

Smart Garden Drip Irrigation
Intermediate
  • 4,134
  • 28

Timer for watering the garden on a flexible, web set schedule that compensates for weather forecasts of rain and existing soil moisture.

Smart Wardrobe
Easy
  • 7,226
  • 28

Work in progress

wardrobe which can suggest you which cloth to wear, notify you which cloth has been ignored.

Low-cost Home Automation with Voice Control
Intermediate
  • 11,795
  • 27

An inexpensive open-source home automation solution for low income individuals.

Automated Pet Feeder
Super hard
  • 6,835
  • 26

Work in progress

RFID Enabled Pet Feeding Bowl. One or many pets ID them and schedule and weigh their food.

Water Usage Tracker
Intermediate
  • 3,897
  • 22

Track and control water usage in your house by each outlet and appliance.

Water Usage Tracker

Team WinWire

Hi Remote, meet Cortana and Windows 10 IoT
Easy
  • 5,848
  • 21

Full instructions

Awaken your morning endorphins! Tell Cortana at what time you have to wake up. Our Raspberry Pi-hack will gently start lightning your room.

Hi Remote, meet Cortana and Windows 10 IoT

Team Passionate Contributers

Eagle Eye
Intermediate
  • 2,411
  • 19

Full instructions

Allow the owner to enter the facility directly otherwise send notification to the owner's mobile device.

Eagle Eye

Team IoT Geeks

Home Surveillance System Based on Windows 10 IoT and Azure
Advanced
  • 5,148
  • 19

Work in progress

Home Surveillance System using Windows 10 IoT Core Device, TI Sensortag, USB Web Camera and Microsoft Azure.

Motorized Blinds by Cortana and Windows 10 IoT Core
Easy
  • 2,868
  • 18

At around 5PM every day I talk to my computer and the blinds are lowered thanks to Cortana and a Windows 10 IoT core app

Security camera to make in Rpi2 and WebCam.
Easy
  • 4,401
  • 14

Work in progress

Record the situation when there are intruders, and at the same time push notification to a smart phone.

Win10 IOT Irrigation Controller with Moisture Sensors
Advanced
  • 5,085
  • 13

Work in progress

Using Win10 IOT, RPi2, and XBee, measure lawn soil moisture, and automatically run irrigation as necessary.

AllJoyn Weather Hub
Intermediate
  • 3,525
  • 12

Work in progress

See home and outdoor information (Temperature, Humidity, Pressure etc.) at any Windows 10 device any time via Rpi2 and AllJoyn.

Voice controlled Smarthome with Interactive system.
Advanced
  • 1,011
  • 11

Work in progress

Voice command allow us to use the devices instead of bulky custom controllers interfaces.Interactive system makes the system more effective.

Home Automation TV
Intermediate
  • 3,217
  • 10

Work in progress

Home Automation TV display the status of Home devices and devices can be controlled using IR remote.

Is it time to go to the beer store?
Easy
  • 3,013
  • 10

Full instructions

Seems I can never figure out how much beer is left in the keg. Time to let the IoT have a crack at this.

IoT Door Bell 101 - The basics
Easy
  • 2,923
  • 10

Replace your dumb doorbell with a smart one! Push Button get Push Notification, LED light. Windows 10 IoT Core + Azure Notification Hub.

Relox
Intermediate
  • 2,206
  • 9

Full instructions

Relay box that streams information from your phone to you, no matter where you are in the house.

Relox

Team brandmooffin

Digitalized, Wi-Fi To-Do-List Monitor
Intermediate
  • 1,974
  • 8

Full instructions

A household device that will replace the typical forgotten paper to-do-list, automatically updating household members of tasks.

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