OpenHab, WirelessTag, Wemo, awesome!

OK, so I’ve got a basic openHAB server running at home. Some more sensors I’d ordered have arrived, and I’ve pottered my way through integrating them with the server. I’ve done some experiments with defining some local server rules and fleshing out the house “dashboard” some. Here’s what/how.   Firstly, some ingredients. I’m presently running Read more about OpenHab, WirelessTag, Wemo, awesome![…]

OpenHab – awesome design, reasonable UI, great idea

We’re planning to build a new house. My wife has dived into most areas of the build, however I’ve been handed control over it’s (assumed) automation setup. While everything will be budget affected, I believe I should be able to create a reasonably sophisticated home automation setup – and by my current testing, I’m inclined Read more about OpenHab – awesome design, reasonable UI, great idea[…]

Setting up WeMo switches – forget everything you know about WiFi

WeMo switches are great – not only can you turn things on and off to schedules, and over the internet. You can even script control of them via IFTTT (e.g. turn on the heater when the temperature drops to 17C, or turn the heater on for half an hour in the mornings, with your clothes Read more about Setting up WeMo switches – forget everything you know about WiFi[…]