Laundry Alert Page

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Project Proposal

Overview

Don't you just hate it when you walk all the way down to the laundry room to find every single machine in use? Our 'Smart Home' idea will bring a solution to this problem. Our idea consists of a device that will alert, through a text message, a washing machine's user that his or her laundry is done, and at the same time alerting those who were waiting in line that a washing machine is now available.

Team Members

  • Ezra Blair
  • Young Wang
  • Billy Gilbert Habimana Cyusa
  • Ellen Dai (TA)
  • Jim Feher (Instructor)

Objectives

Hardware

  • Using vibration sensors to determine completion of a washing cycle

Software

  • Distinguish between vibration and no motion
  • Get program to successfully send sms messages
  • Get program to send sms to a different specific user every time (noted by the form)
  • Receiving the phone number
  • Set up a web server
  • Get a custom domain name
  • Create a form on the site
  • Use form information to send text message upon washing completion
  • Link to a QR code to the site

Challenges

  • Deciding Interface (Website or Self Contained Server)
  • Connectivity to private networks

Gantt Chart

Gantt chart 205 version 2.jpg

Budget

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