Controlling virtually anything with a simple Wemos D1 mini board (ESP8266) , a relay and an Amazon Echo Dot.
DIY home automation CHEAP using the amazon Alexa voice service and a few parts!
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This is a full tutorial on how to use a cheap Wemos D1 Mini wifie board to control anything in your home with the Amazon Alexa enabled Echo Dot device. Using the Arduino IDE (programming environment) you just need to import the Wemos D1 Mini support then follow this video. After complete just hit upload and your devices (lights 1 through 4) will appear in the Amazon Alexa Device manager for control. Its that easy!
Follow my relay video for explanation of how they work and how to hook things up for control such as lights, motors, etc.
FauxMo Code/libraries: https://bitbucket.org/xoseperez/fauxmoesp
Echo Dot: http://amzn.to/2wUMQN9
Wemos D1: http://amzn.to/2wXSBJe
4 pack Relay: http://amzn.to/2f2C1Sp
Single Relay http://amzn.to/2wXyOtm