Tag: automation

Switchbot, bluetooth, Hyper-v VM

I recently took a gamble and ordered a switchbot. I considered ordering a Hub as well, but couldn’t find anything that proved it would give me wifi access to a local API for the switchbot. Instead I wondered if I could pipe the Hyper-V host bluetooth hardware into the virtual machine, to talk directly with…
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2021-08-15 0

On automating blinds

Our new place has a great NE aspect and is covered in floor to ceiling windows, so it’s a natural for me to want to automate all the vertical blinds to maximise light/temperature. But I wasn’t sure where to start. Some Googling shows that when people talk about automating blinds they invariably talk about horizontal…
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2021-05-23 0