Home Automation

Docker: easily test Home Automation software on Raspberry Pi

We saw in the previous article how to install and Docker Toolbox for test automation simply on Mac and PC software. Now that Docker is officially supported by the Raspberry Foundation, it is very easy to install. We will take the opportunity to ...

How to test smart home software using Docker

You don’t know what home automation software choose to create your installation, Docker is a good way to test easily and quickly without having to configure a machine every time. We’ll see how to test Jeedom, Domoticz, openHAB and Home Assistant. In ...

Monit: Monitoring your smarthome box (Domoticz, Jeedom…)

Monit is a program that allows to monitor the functioning of a server and the critical programs. Monit will allow us to monitor the vital parameter of the computer or the Raspberry Pi. For example the CPU load is not too high, the available RAM is ...

Homebridge – Domoticz: control MySensors objects with Siri on iOS10

You have developed your own objects connected based Arduino (or ESP8266) and MySensors library, here’s how to drive through voice Siri or from the new application House (HomeKit) of iOS10 . In this first tutorial, we’ll install and configure ...

All about Homebridge, drive your smarthome from iOS

Homebridge is an Open Source project developed by Nick Farina (Github, website ). It is a modular project which can add plugins depending on the material you want to add to the iPhone (or iPad). There are already more than 260 plugins (the list ...

How to make a MySensors v2.0 WiFi Gateway with an ESP8266. Test with Domoticz

We continue the series of articles on the library MySensors 2.0.In this article we will learn how to make a WiFi Gateway based on a ESP8266 module and connect it to Domoticz. The ESP8266 modules are supported since version 1.5 through the work of ...

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