Vending Machine iOT Project

Raspberry PI and Android Device Interfacing

2 in 1 vending machine, send mobile top up-recharge prepaid phone and a wifi hotspot to provide internet access

Started as a simple concept by interfacing android mobile device to raspberry pi 3. The idea kicks off, but after a few weeks I ended up in different revisions of the android SDK,nodejs and python script.

A lesson learned from the experience that when the project kicks-off, should not start coding right away, if you will do that then the result was more often codebase will become a tangled mess.

Important step was to create a prototype that wraps the solutions into a rudimentary machine. Tada!! It works, machine was successfully working with hard-work and self determination....

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