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.
Category: Home Automation
Here is a list of components needed to build a RFLink smart home automation gateway. The RFLink Open Source project makes it possible to make a clone of the radio RFXCom 433MHz radio gateway (or ...READ MORE +
Here is a mini guide as well as a selection of hardware to get you started in the manufacture of a 100% DIY Raspberry Pi 3 home box: what model of Raspberry Pi to choose, accessories needed (SD card, ...READ MORE +
In the previous tutorial, we saw how to build his own surveillance camera using a Raspberry Pi Zero W and Node-RED without any programming. If you are lucky enough to have a 3D printer (you can equip ...READ MORE +
#Test: unpacking the SONOFF 4CH PRO, 4 relays operated in WiFi & RF on DIN rail, test with the EWelink app
Itead, the Chinese manufacturer of SONOFF marketed the SONOFF 4CH Pro, an improved version of 4CH. You are most likely familiar with the power supplies and the connected SONOFF module. In the ...
Home Assistant integrates natively the support of radio home appliances compatible with the Open Source RFLink gateway. In the previous tutorial, we saw how to include connected ...READ MORE +
Since switching to version 3 of Jeedom, the image of the SD card of the home automation server is no longer available for download. Jeedom now installs on any Linux distribution ...READ MORE +
After introducing the Homie library in the two previous articles (well starting with Homie, programming principle), it is time to move on to a complete example of application. In ...READ MORE +
Blynk consists of a server and an application for iOS. If you have your own Blynk private server (read this article to learn how), you can make your connected objects developed ...READ MORE +
Since version 1.3, the Raspberry Pi Zero has a camera connector on which the 8MP camera of the Raspberry Pi can be connected by means of an adapter. Home Assistant supports ...
At the WWDC 2017, Apple opened its HomeKit API to Makers and companies that want to develop non-commercial projects. HomeKit makes it possible to communicate an iPhone or an iPad with an object ...READ MORE +