The easiest scenario of all begins by piggybacking on preexisting web services and then making the interaction a little more interesting by combining it with some tasks executed by BeagleBone Black.
IFTTT for the ISS
We used the IFTTT web service in our previous chapter to provide part of the machinery to send photos captured on our smartphone. Here, we will use it to help us track the International Space Station (ISS), but we will take the interaction a bit further.
The materials needed are as follows: