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

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.