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6 Posts authored by: jomoenginer
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 ...
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 ...
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   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 ...
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   Home Automation with OpenHAB 2 and Matrix CreatorIntroduction  This is my intro page for my Home Automation Project using OpenHAB 2 and the Matrix Creator with a Raspberry Pi 3 A+.  OpenHAB 2 a free Home Automation software that has many built in options that make building a clean interface to c ...