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Lynn, from ioBridge, sent us a link to this project by Matt Morey which uses the ioBridge IO-204 and the PHP Widget Control API to allow him to send commands to his home automation system via Twitter. Using this set-up, he can write messages to an LCD screen, get sensor values, and turn off the lights.



Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.

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