February 04, 2013

Control an Arduino with Apple Siri via Ruby

 You don't see too many interfaces between an Apple iPhone and Arduino so this one takes our interest. Nico Ritschel put together some handy code with Ruby and a Siri proxy that in a nutshell allows it to listen and send the commands to an Arduino, and then return with the result back to Siri. Although it may seem like overkill, it does work - for example:

You can find out the details and other notes from Nico's blog here. And for more, we're on twitter and Google+, so follow us for news and product updates as well.

If you're new to Arduino, the first step is a solid board for your projects - our Freetronics Eleven - the Arduino-Uno compatible with low-profile USB socket, onboard prototyping space and easy to view LEDs:

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