My current Home Automation project, its fits and starts and testing between Hubitat and Home Assistant – my final choice and where to go next
Now that Wunderground has decided to remove free API access for PWS owners, we needed a local replacement using WeeWX for home automation systems.
The continuing saga of Local Processing – WebCoRE Updated January 2nd 2021: A reader, Robert Challoner, messaged me that the GIT package address changed since I wrote this and I updated it below. Robert – thanks for the heads up! I also did some cleanup of the layout to make it easier to copy and […]
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 […]
Do press the shiny red (ActionTiles) button! Moving further down the road of my smart home automation insanity, I’ve started looking for a panel to control things around the home. The paradigm I was looking for is not very different from a home security alarm control panel. I wanted a wall mountable or tabletop touch […]
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 […]
My SmartHome is supposed to be smarter than me, right? I’ve avoided a lot of the SmartHome push, but finally gave in over the past week or so. My caving in was not really due to laziness or really needed to automate anything. It was more out of an intellectual curiosity, and to see what I could […]