Alexa Garage Door Opener
Have you ever wanted to create a Alexa Garage Door Opener? This video tutorial demonstrates how to control you garage door, lights, or other devices using Alexa. This video tutorial steps you through the process, making voice control of any device possible! This tutorial uses the following resources, all connected together:
Amazon Echo (Alexa)
The Amazon Echo is a universal speech recognition device that goes by the name of Alexa. Talk to Alexa and Alexa will send data over the internet to IFTTT.
For this tutorial, you will need an account on IFTTT. IFTTT will receive voice data from Alexa and send data to the Particle Cloud.
Your Particle Account will be used to talk to a Relay Controller using the Particle cloud.
1-Channel IFTTT Relay Controller
Use our 1-Channel IFTTT Relay Controller connected to your garage door. When you talk to Alexa, voice data will go to IFTTT, which will send data to the Particle Cloud, which controls our IFTTT relay controller. That’s all there is to it, but the video walks you through the steps