Today many homes and businesses are equipped with wireless networks and many WiFi capable products. Furthermore a great number of people carry smart phones with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless capabilities. This means that many WiFi enabled device can be setup, controlled and monitored through an app on a smart phone.
The next step is to allow this network of connected devices communicate with each other, by sending , receiving and exchanging data securely without human intervention. IFTTT is a free web-based service that allows users to create chains of simple events and actions triggered based on commands received from wireless products and services.
Imagine the endless actions that can be triggered with the push of a button!
Your wireless bell can; turn the lights on and off, blink the lights, change the light colour, trigger a siren, activate your hearing aid, and notify you by sending a message to your smartphone.