Voice-Controlled Home Automation with the Zelda Ocarina

Voice-controlled home automation is all the rage these days, but yelping at Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home just doesn’t do it for this diehard Zelda fan.

Allen Pan of Sufficiently Advanced decided that the best way to voice-control his home is by using … the Zelda ocarina. Pan built a Raspberry Pi-based sytem to recognize various Zelda tunes and perform tasks like unlocking the front door, turn on the lights, adjust the thermostat, control the humidifier, water the plants, tell the time, find his cell phone and unlock his car.

Check it out:

(YouTube Link – via Sploid)

Now, we’ve got to figure out his home address and go there with an ocarina!

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