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Despite still being earmarked as new, the offline-only IKEA VINDRIKTNING air quality monitor has already been disassembled, analysed, and hacked.
The TallyWhacker was built to annoy neighbours and consists of an ESP8266, an RC servo, a battery, and, most importantly, a spring doorstop.
A Home Assistant and ESPHome user used the GROW R503 fingerprint sensor to open a garage without any keys or cards and just their fingerprint.
The MIST-O-Matic 3000 is exactly what you’d expect it to be: A smart, Wi-Fi connected humidifier. At the heart of the MIST-O-Matic 3000 is the beloved LOLIN D1 mini running firmware built using ESPHome.
An ATX power supply, those that you will find in desktop computers, can be converted in to a bench power supply for ESP32 and ESP8266 projects.
The Shelly 1 will allow you to keep your old doorbell and chime but will notify Home Assistant whenever someone is at the door.
The ESPHome connected dog bowl can notify you whenever your dog is out of food or water.
This maker decided that enough was enough and they built their furry companion a fully automated cat feeder.