Zelda Plus Raspberry Pi Equals Ocarina-powered Home Automation

If youíve ever played The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, you know exactly how important and central the ocarina is to Link, and how it more or less controls a lot of aspects in the game. Now wouldnít it be awesome if you had your own ocarina that you could control stuff with? Thatís pretty much what YouTuber and Zelda fan Allen Pan did.Pan recently put together a home automation system that was customized by himself that could be controlled using an ocarina. The best part is that he created it so that the songs from the Ocarina of Time would be recognized, and it also seems to be linked to something that might share similarities with the game.For example playing the Bolero of Fire melody would cause the heating system to turn on. Or playing Eponaís Song would unlock his car. It is a pretty awesome idea, albeit novel and we reckon also a bit impractical since it probably isnít as fast as tapping buttons or using your voice, but why not, right?Now before you rush off and try to make something similar of you

Zelda Plus Raspberry Pi Equals Ocarina-powered Home Automation

Long before Breath of the Wild, there was The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. It’s one of the best games (if not the best game) ever to hit the Nintendo64, solely because […] The ...

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Geek.com

'Zelda' fan creates an ocarina-controlled smart home

In the real world, an ocarina is a lot less functional than the magical one Link has in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. As Nintendo 64 lovers know, the Hyrulian hero can use his ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Engadget

Zelda-inspired hack lets you control your smart home with an ocarina

Voice recognition is making it easier to control your smart home using products like the Amazon Echo, but why talk when you can whistle? YouTube tinkerer Allen Pan customized his ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from The Verge

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