Build a Smart Umbrella Stand That Will Alert You to Rain Forecast
You’ve got all sorts of tools to let you know when it’s going to rain, but if you really want to make sure you’re ready, Device Plus has a guide to creating an umbrella stand that will sound an alarm if you try to leave the house. without an umbrella when rain is forecast.
The brain here is a Raspberry Pi, but the system is working because of a sensor that gives an alarm when you open the door and rain is predicted. This is a clever, albeit over-engineered, solution to a common problem. However, if you keep forgetting your umbrella, it can make your day a little more enjoyable. Go to Device Plus for a complete guide.