Toilet Monitor Project

Posted: Dec 28, 2015

This project grew out of a common source of frustration at our office - we have only three toilets for ~70 employees, and there is frequently contention for this scarce resource. There’s nothing worse than patrolling between the three restrooms searching for an open one.

A coworker (Eben) and I started brainstorming how we could solve this issue, and an IoT device seemed the obvious solution. During some booze-infused brainstorming sessions, we came up with the architecture for this, and built it. Breadboard prototype hardware

Full project details are on GitHub: https://github.com/russery/toilet_monitor

You can also follow this project on Hackaday.io: https://hackaday.io/project/8377-toilet-monitor

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