[RELEASE] SMS Home Access Control

Released SMS-based home access app. SMS is great for ad hoc access - no app download for your visitors and relatively safe!


  • A Twilio account, and number. www.twilio.com
  • A host server with PHP, nginx, mysql (Heroku Hobby at $7 a month is ideal)
  • Some way of unlocking or locking your house via API. My old place had a gate buzzer (like a lot of places in San Francisco - so a Smartthings compatible relay in parallel with the buzzer worked great) and my new place has an August Smart Lock which I can control… via IFTTT… via Smartthings. Did someone say Rube Goldberg?
  • An IFTTT account, if yer using web’ooks! (Webhooks)
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