Inspiration

A desire to instantly feel the reassurance of having mail waiting for you (especially if it arrives far away - which isn't uncommon in Cambridge colleges)

What you get

An email notification, whenever you have mail in your pigeonhole

How we built it

Some embedded hardware running Lua, talking to an online service with which you have an account.

Challenges we ran into

Connecting hardware to the internet.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

It works!

What we learned

Various hardware platforms and how they integrate with external devices.

What's next for PidgePing

Slick hardware, push notification on mobile

Built With

  • embedded
  • esp8266
  • iot
  • java
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