Remote Physical Button Press

The following project has been around for about 15 years, but it’s a good discussion of the basics:

But the Switchbot is easy, relatively inexpensive, and integrates with smartthings, so as long as you’re OK with a cloud to cloud integration, that’s what I mostly use in my own house these days. Here’s a review I did for the forum:

2020 Switchbot Review ( robot button pusher), integration through IFTTT or SmartThings app

And another look at how it works:

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