Build a smart doorbell with Windows 10

When someone rings my doorbell at home, I walk to the door to find out who’s there. For those of you with larger homes, I know that it can be challenging to get there in time to release the hounds.

Architecture diagram

Architecture diagram

With you in mind, Kishore Gaddam has put together a tutorial showing how you can use Windows 10 and Visual Studio to build a doorbell that takes your visitor’s picture, uploads it to Azure, and sends a notification to your cellphone. Integration with your smart kennel door is left as an exercise for the reader.

Head over to hackster.io for all the gory details.