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Picture of Conference Room Monitoring Using Particle Photon

Introduction


In this tutorial we are going to make conference room monitor using Particle Photon. In this Particle is integrated with Slack using Webhooks for getting real time updates of whether a room is available or not. PIR sensors is used to detect subtle changes in infrared light to sense people.

Firstly, setting up Slack

Secondly, setting up Particle

Step 1: Component Needed

Hardware

  • Particle Photon ==> $19
  • PIR sensor ==> $7
  • LED ==> $ 2

Software

  • Particle Web IDE
  • Slack

Total cost is around $28