Home Automation

If you are planning to build your own DIY Z-Wave gateway with a laptop or Raspberry Pi and home automation software such as HomeSeer HS3, openHAB, Home ...

For the longest time, I have been struggling to find a way to automate my split AC units. My home doesn't have central air conditioning and so has split AC ...

Z-Wave motion sensors are not exactly cheap, are they? While the sensors from Fibaro and Aeotec are great products which are very reliable, the costs do add up ...

After creating the most comprehensive Z-Wave Door Sensor roundup on the net, we now turn our attention to Z-Wave recessed door sensors. Z-Wave Recessed Door ...

One of the great things about using a Z-Wave based home automation system is the sheer choice of accessories available for everything from door sensors to ...

Are you wondering how to make your DIY home security camera system and your smart home hub talk to each other? Getting these two important parts of your smart ...

As you pull into your drive after a long day at work, the porch lights turn on. You unlock the smart lock with a code and open the door. Immediately the lights ...

Smart home heating is all the rage these days. The Nest Smart thermostat kicked it all off in 2011 when it became the first smart heating device to go ...

If you are thinking of setting up your own DIY home automation system like I did, you may have already thought of various things it should do. For example, ...

It's all well and good being able to monitor motion and temperatures changes around your house, but your home truly becomes a smart home only when it can then ...

As my baby son suffers from a mild case of dry skin, we need to ensure the environment in his nursery is always at optimum levels. The main factor that I need ...

I have always wanted a smart home. Even back when I was a kid, I dreamt about being able to just say things and then have it happen. A bit like Knight Rider, ...

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