The Thingy:52 challenge


Make use of the Cloud feature for Thingy:52 which is based on IFTTT.

Create an Applet in IFTTT that pulish a message to the #challenge Slack channel when clicking the button.

The message must contain your team name, and a time stamp. Once the message is posted the jury will verify that the team has connected the Thingy:52 to IFTTT and that setup is working.

Required setup:

  • Install the Nordic Thingy app on your phone.
  • Create an account at
  • Connect the Slack service to
More fun for the rest of the hackathon:

Interacting with node.js:

JavaScript on the device with Espruino

Requires reprogramming. Contact Eirik Midttun.

Node red:

Extra inspiration