Next Steps

It is easy to extend the detector beyond package delivery notification. Here are a few ideas that can be used to further develop the concept.

  • The current design is limited to one package delivery before it needs to be reset. Enhance the sketch and Python script to account for multiple package deliveries from multiple couriers. For instance, if a courier delivers a package that triggers a threshold event, set a new threshold value such that another delivery can be detected and verified before you retrieve the first package.

  • When the force sensitive resistor’s threshold is exceeded, capture a photo of the delivery in progress and send it as an attachment with the delivery email confirmation.

  • Enhance the database portion of the ...

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