Eric Ely
Published © Apache-2.0

IoTrap: The Better Mousetrap

Tired of crawling into attics/basements to catch critters? Here's a trap that can text you when it needs attention.

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IoTrap: The Better Mousetrap

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Bluz DK
Bluz DK
×1
Bluz Battery Shield
×1
Reed Switch
×1
Mousetrap
×1

Software apps and online services

AWS Lambda
Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda
AWS DynamoDB
Amazon Web Services AWS DynamoDB
AWS Kinesis
Amazon Web Services AWS Kinesis
Particle Cloud

Story

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Schematics

Hardware

Very simple circuit, just hook a reed switch (we love the Coto CT05) to A7 and a GND pin.
Circuit 4g1cvpsc0a

Code

Github

https://github.com/eely22/critter_particle

Github

https://github.com/eely22/kinesis_api

Github

https://github.com/Miserlou/Zappa

Github

https://github.com/eely22/critter

Github

https://github.com/eely22/critter_api

Github

https://github.com/eely22/app_critter

Credits

Eric Ely

Eric Ely

9 projects • 30 followers
maker, breaker, fixer, and tinkerer. interested in building products that get technology out of the way and actually make your life easier.

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