Darian Johnson
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Alexa powered Automated Cat Feeder

Use Alexa to control your Raspberry Powered Cat Feeder

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Alexa powered Automated Cat Feeder

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
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Camera (generic)
Most usb web cameras will work. I used an old Microsoft lifecam vx 5000 that I bought ten years ago.
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RobotGeek Continuous Rotation Servo
RobotGeek Continuous Rotation Servo
I actually used a servo from BotBrain - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FGDG3WK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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SunFounder Photoresistor Light Sensor Module
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Dry Food Dispenser (I used a refurbished one I found online)
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Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
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Wooden dowel - 1.25 in diameter
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Software apps and online services

Alexa Skills Kit
Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit
AWS DynamoDB
Amazon Web Services AWS DynamoDB
AWS IoT
Amazon Web Services AWS IoT
AWS S3
Amazon Web Services AWS S3

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Dremel
Saw

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Schematics

Circuit Diagram for Light Sensor and Servo wiring

Circuit Diagram for Light Sensor and Servo wiring
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VUI Diagrams

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Code

CatFeeder Git

Note - I will split these files into the appropriate folders later

Credits

Darian Johnson

Darian Johnson

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