DIY: Build Your Own Home Security System Using Alexa and a Spare Android Device

DIY: Build Your Own Home Security System Using Alexa and a Spare Android Device

This is absolutely fabulous and is yet another example of how you can integrate Alexa into everyday life using simple items along with IFTTT.

Paul Hibbert took an old Android tablet with the camera enabled for motion sensing and connected Alexa with IFTTT. When motion is detected, the tablet starts recording video while Alexa warns the intruder that she is contacting police. At the same time Alexa, though IFTTT, also sends a notification to the home owner where he can review the captured video footage.

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