WP7 Used To Remotely Control Sprinkler System

WP7 Used To Remotely Control Sprinkler SystemUsually it was Android and iPhone that gets all the DIY love, but this time we have an exception. Mike Linnen has turned his attention to the less DIY favorite Windows Phone 7, Azure and a Netduino Plus to get his home hacking on. he .NET-powered micro-controller is the heart of Linnen's new sprinkler system which can be scheduled to turn on and off automatically or manually triggered remotely from his WP7 handset. The system also monitors weather forecasts and, if the chance of rain is above 39-percent, any sprinkler activity for the day is canceled to avoid over watering the grass and plants. It's all pretty neat, and there's some DOS command line action thrown in for good measure.

Check out the demo video, and hit up the below link for more detail and the necessary code to set up your own.

Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrSr68ZqWT4&feature=player_detailpage

Link

How to use WP7 to control Lawn Sprinkler (http://www.protosystem.net/post/2011/07/02/Lawn-Sprinkler-the-Introduction-Part-1.aspx)

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