• Matthew Dunlap

IoT Laser Cat Toy: A laser toy that may be activated remotely or at home using Google Assistant


One summer, I decided to vacation in Chile two weeks. After booking a sitter to check on and feed my cat, I realized that I would want to check in on the cat remotely. I setup an Android phone to automatically answer a Skype call so that I may see if the cat is doing well. However, I knew that he would not come to the phone easily. Therefore, with a week before the trip, I designed this toy so that I could play with him remotely while checking in on him. The toy was so successful that I continue to use it to play with the cat to this day!



If you would like to make one yourself, see my Github for all files and instructions.

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