Raspberry Pi Home Automation – Control lights, computers, CCTV and more!

Hey guys, first of all I'd like to introduce myself to everyone. My name is Jack, commonly known as Jackk or JackkTutorials over on YouTube where I do technology tutorials but mainly cover Hacking & Security and other useful things that you wouldn't normally know about. For this competition I decided I would make a completely universal Home Automation control panel using a Raspberry Pi 2, Relay Channels ...

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Drinking Dog – Dogs watering and spying system

Drinking Dog is an easy project that can help you to take care of your pet. During the summer, when i leave at home my dog for several hours, i have the problem that water inside its bowl become warm in few time. Then i've create this system that can empty and re-fill the bowl with fresh water each preselected time, maintain constant water level and finally spyies my pet. This project is based on Raspberry ...

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Home automation with node js , raspberry pi and heimcontrol

In tutorial will make overview of using heimcontrol platform (is NodeJs application for home automation Open Source under MIT license) Some of there features: Responsive :The responsive design allows you comfortable control of your home devices using your smartphone or tablet. Everywhere : Open your Raspberry PI to the world and access your home automation app from everywhere in the world. Extendable: An el ...

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Home Monitoring – Support A Loved One Remotely

We cannot be around the ones we love as much as we would wish. It is hard enough being there for your children but what about parents who might live hours away up the motorway or just across town. I know from my personal situation that a round trip across town takes an hour so how do you give enough attention to your elders when you do not have the time? The reality of this is that you cannot but with a bit ...

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Raspberry Pi powered heating controller (Part 1)

TL;DR:  It should be fairly straight forward to add a Raspberry Pi controlled heating and hot water system to a standard UK domestic set up and, more importantly, remove it again without messing with the existing set up.  As a minimum you’ll need a Raspberry Pi and 4 relays.  A few other bits and bobs wouldn’t go a miss though.  The theory checks out, I’ve ordered the bits, come back next time to see what i ...

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Use RPi, Azure, and Cortana to Automate your Home!

Introduction There is new technology all around us and only more coming every day. Our micro controllers are getting faster, are phones getting smarter, and the cloud is becoming stronger. With all this new technology everyone is asking themselves: How can I utilize it all? Well, today we will do just that. This guide will walk you through using a Raspberry Pi, Microsoft Azure, and Cortana on Windows Phone ...

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Access Control of Door and Home Security by Raspberry Pi Through Internet

1 INTRODUCTION In this modern world crime has become ultra modern too! In this current time a lot of incident occurs like robbery, stealing unwanted entrance happens abruptly. So the security does matters in this daily life. People always remain busy in their day to day work also wants to ensure their safety of their beloved things. Sometimes they forget to look after their necessary things like keys, walle ...

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Solar Powering My Home!

My home has been solar powered since June 2013 and the power system has proven its reliability. I'm a proud owner of an OFF GRID solar power system. I decided to publish this instructable to let fellow DIYers know the basics to design and install a system such as mine. Dont expect an exact copy of my system if you decide to go this route. You need to know your home layout, load demand, budget constraints an ...

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Home automation with Raspberry Pi 2 and Node-RED

Node-RED is a visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things that can be run on a Raspberry Pi and allows for rapid prototyping of projects. In this tutorial we will first set up Node-RED on a Raspberry Pi 2, before creating a flow that will read a temperature sensor and control a LightwaveRF mains socket. Home automation with Raspberry Pi 2 and Node-RED Node-RED is a visual tool for wiring the Internet of T ...

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Talking to a ZWave Switch using open-zwave

Z-Wave is a wireless communications protocol designed for home automation, specifically to remotely control applications in residential and light commercial environments. The technology uses a low-power RF radio embedded or retrofitted into electronics devices and systems, such as lighting, home access control, entertainment systems and household appliances.The are many devices that have these RF chips embe ...

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