Very cool electro-mech door access hack with an iPhone

I'm pretty impressed with what this MIT student has done in the spare time to hack together a unique dorm room access control system such that he allows the door to be actuated by a key, a secret knock, or the use of an iPhone app. Best of all, it seems...


I'm pretty impressed with what this MIT student has done in the spare time to hack together a unique dorm room access control system such that he allows the door to be actuated by a key, a secret knock, or the use of an iPhone app. Best of all, it seems he even built the mechanical/hydraulic door actuator. Pop Sci has a good article on it or watch the embedded video below.

Someone in the industry, go grab him as an intern or an employee! We need this kind of innovation!

-Geoff