Category: Home Automation

In this category, you will find many articles to help you start well in home automation but also exploit the full potential of your system. The second purpose of these articles is to allow everyone to make your own DIY connected accessories or objects and integrate open source software most used. You will find tutorials on Domoticz, Jeedom, OpenHAB, Home Wizard of Raspberry Pi and Docker. Many technologies are discussed to allow everyone to find the solution corresponding to the developed project: ESP8266, MySensors, MQTT, RFLink, Homebridge to operate devices from iOS.

In the previous article, we saw how to easily integrate Xiaomi Aqara accessories under Domoticz with Node-RED using the Zigbee sniffer of Zigbee2MQTT projects. ...

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The Aqara products becomes officially compatible with Apple's Homekit home automation solution. Two new sensors come to enlarge the Xiaomi Aqara family. First ...

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We will see how to integrate Xiaomi Aqara or Mijia accessories without needing the official gateway to a Domoticz server. In the previous post, we were able to ...

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The Zigbee2mqtt project that allows you to build a home automation bridge using a Texas Instrument Zigbee CC2531 sniffer. It is a project equivalent to the ...

For this new project we will go a little further and make a case by 3D printing. We will stay on the 433MHz frequency by integrating a Superheterodyne KSA6 ...

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Last week, we were able to test the 2.7-inch ePaper (eInk) screen from Chinese manufacturer Waveshare. We did not go very far in the presentation. I needed ...

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After several articles to present the principles of MicroPython on ESP8266 and ESP32 development board, it's time to get down to business. I propose to take ...

ESP8266 + DHT22 + MQTT, here's how we will learn how to make our first connected object (a temperature probe) and connect it to the Home Assistant server. To ...

In the previous article, we discovered the Sonoff 4CH Pro, a control box that allows to control by WiFi and by radio 433MHz up to 4 relays. In this new ...

ITEAD Studio, which designs and manufactures products under the Sonoff brand, has launched an IP66 waterproof case to install WiFi modules in difficult ...

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