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Overview Although the time has passed to submit to the Home Automation challenge, issues seen previously during the project work have been resolved. In the last post for this project, the GPIO features of the MATRIX Creator were to be shown however there were issues with getting the values consistently from openHAB.  These have since been resolved so now the GPIO ports from P2 on the MATRIX Creator can be used to set and collect port states from the openHAB Basic UI.  The main issue wa ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Overview This is my last post for the Home Automation Project14 event due to time constraints.  My intention was to implement controlling the GPIO connections from P2 on the MATRIX Creator via openHAB, but that is not quite working at this point, so I am moving to just the Everloop control which I a ...
Previous post in this blog sequence: Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - Part 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - part 3 - Let there be (better) light! Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs, Schematics and new sensor module. Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs have arrived! Kitchen Light System Phase 2 - Drowning in EnOcean...   Well, time is ticking away.  I spent most of the day, building up the remaining assemblies (remote switch, EnOcean tra ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Before starting with the project, I would like to thank tariq.ahmad for providing me with a free MATRIX Creator and Raspberry Pi 3B boards for the Home Automation Project14 Competition. If you would like to see my other Home Automation projects, check them out here in this link - Home Automation Projects ...
Note: This project is for fun purposes only. Not a commercial solution as a whole.                                            © CC BY-NC-SA   Idea: What is Home Automation? It is a very big term meaning a lot of things nowadays. Literally, it is to automate your home. ...
aspork42

The dirty smart button!

Posted by aspork42 Mar 13, 2019
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   I'd like to share the diaper logger that I created when my daughter was born. This is my entry to the Home Automation monthly contest.   I was looking for a project to work on and my wife said "I just need help with the baby". So naturally, I set about creating this beauty. Anyone who has had a newb ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Previous post in this blog sequence: Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - Part 2 Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - part 3 - Let there be (better) light! Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs, Schematics and new sensor module. Kitchen Lighting System Phase 2 - PCBs have a ...
This is my blog submission for the Home Automation in Project14 . Idea and Aim of the project - The idea for this project is to make a voice based home automation system with a emergency detection for notification and safety guidance via SMS.Thus this is to make our houses automated using voice and iot and also create a safe environment by having emergency detection and guidance. Hardware and Software required for the project- Hardware Esp32-I have preferred to use esp32 for the project bec ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   OpenHAB 2 MQTT Binding for the MATRIX Creator   Overview This post is a continuation of the openHAB 2 Binding set-up that was shown in a previous post. When setting up a Home Automation project, there are many options to communicate with remote devices over the ether; IFTTT, Amazon Alexa Voice Servi ...
fyaocn

Smart Clock over Cloud

Posted by fyaocn Mar 12, 2019
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   1、 Introduction Normal clock runs with internal oscillation and the alarm shall be manually set. While the basic function of smart home shall be connected with the internet and reveal more information. This smart clock has no push buttons, all the information is got from internet. The SNTP for time sync ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Setting up OpenHAB 2 Exec Binding for the MATRIX Creator  Overview For this Home Automation Project, I elected to use the openHAB 2.4.0 (open Home Automation Bus) which is a open source technology agnostic home automation platform that runs in multiple platforms including Linux(many distributions), Wi ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   The Smart Room Project - Current Phase   1. Introduction 2. Plan and Inspiration 3. Hardware Main Box Switches and lamp Universal Box 3. Software Arduino MKR1000 Code Android 4. Testing 5. Long Period Testing 6. What's next? 7. Summary     ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   PART 5 - THE HOUSE HUB:  NOTE:THIS BLOG IS STILL UNDER DEVELOPMENT, BUT HAS SOME AWESOME CODE ALREADY FOR THOSE INTERESTED   From blog posts 1 through 4, we provided our fundamentals to home automation.  To bring it all together, we'll now deep dive into the House Hub.  For our main con ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Smart is a widely used adjective nowadays- smartphones, smart bulbs, smart locks, even smart toilets! So many smart devices, a network of them is sure to make a smart office, right?   The best (and most fun) way to find out is to test that hypothesis. Lucky for us, we work at MATRIX Labs, home base to ...
Home Automation Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $100 Shopping Cart! Back to The Project14 homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Interfacing the Matrix Creator with MATRIX Lite Python  Overview Previously I posted an overview of the Home Automation project I am creating using the MATRIX Creator, Raspberry Pi 3 A+ and OpenHAB 2 and part of the configuration involves collecting sensor data from the MATRIX Creator to present in th ...