Hodor: Controlling the office door from Slack

Image for post
Image for post

Our Solution: Hodor

Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Image for post
Architecture

Hardware Setup

Image for post
Image for post
Wiring the hardware together

Door Opening Service on the Raspberry Pi

@reboot /path/to/node /path/to/the/app.js &

Exposing the Service to the World

Code for activating the relay

Slack Bot

Image for post
Image for post
Slack bot in action

Future Work

KI labs Engineering

KI labs Technical Blog https://www.ki-labs.com/

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch

Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore

Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store