Above picture provided by vagueonthehow via Foter.com / CC BY Introduction Today, I’m going to show you how to control OpenHAB using Android by using the Tasker app. Some of you may recognize that I’ve already written about this topic (OpenHAB using Tasker), but the method I used in that[…]
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Above photo by Scott Beale via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND Hey guys! Sorry for the lack of updates lately. I’ve been too busy to work on any real home automation projects, but I found some time (and inspiration) over the weekend to work on an idea of mine. Without further[…]
Above photo by MjZ Photography / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Introduction Having a digital personal assistant, like Jarvis from Iron Man, is the ultimate geek dream. Over the past few years, most of the major tech companies have attempted to turn this dream into reality. Apple has Siri, Microsoft has[…]
Above (beautiful) photo of Nexus One by johncatral / Foter / CC BY-NC-ND Update 2015-01-03: I’ve written a new post on this topic which can be found at this link. The method used in the new post is simpler and doesn’t require the use of a 3rd-party app. In this[…]
Above photo of WRT54G by webhamster / Foter / CC BY Overview of Presence Detection Presence detection is an essential part of any home automation system, but it’s also one that many people struggle to get right. I went through several iterations of presence detection for my OpenHAB system, but[…]