The Hubitat Journey Continues – WebCoRE

The continuing saga of Local Processing - WebCoRE  In my post yesterday I described the initial migration steps from SmartThings' (ST) cloud based home automation to Hubitat's local processing solution. I am extremely impressed with the speed of Hubitat Elevation's (HE) automations, and the depth of integrations they already provide, and continue to develop. Another benefit is the depth of the…

Migrating from SmartThings to Hubitat

All Politics (and Automation) is Local As I have written about previously, I've been working on a smart home / automation solution in my house for about 12-18 months now. My initial buildout was heavily based on the Samsung SmartThings ecosystem, which at the time was probably the best available for the investment (time and money). There are certainly professional…

Home Automation Solution Mapping

Home Automation, or has my house become self-aware? SkyNet Be Damned! I've been playing around with Home Automation and SmartHome IoT technology for a couple of months and went searching for a way to map out all the connections, dependencies and devices in the house. I tripped across SmartHomeDB on my twitter feed and gave it a shot. Understanding which…