Now, Jon Gottfried of Twilio has created an example that extends the use of these technologies into the physical world with the thanks of an Arduino. Automating the control of power outlets is a great example of how we are moving to a Connected World. Hosted services are in a fantastic position to make that move really easy and accessible.
As this sequence diagram shows, there are quite a few components to the set up. But the really great thing is that each component has a relatively simple task.
Here’s a video of the home automation app in action. Watch in 1080p.