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The GoSund Smart Plug is a tiny Smart socket on a budget. It is compatible with Alexa, Google Assistent and with a bit of tweaking, it can be a lot more.

The post GoSund Smart Plug Review appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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  Smart Switches are pretty much a must-have on any home automation project but surprisingly, the market isn’t flooded with these type of devices yet.  In addition to this, most of the options aren’t very affordable. Recently, I got the opportunity to test some devices from SmartHomeProducts, some smart switches among them. They work great […]

The post How to Connect openHAB and Tuya Devices appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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All about choosing the perfect smart home controller for the needs of the project. These post will walk you through the different considerations to choose a controller for the project.

The post Choosing the Best Smart Home Controller appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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  The Context If you have ever moved to a new house or apartment, you probably know what a joy that process is. Losing half of your stuff and breaking the other half…dealing with movers… Also, don’t forget about that period in which you live surrounded by boxes trying to remember that organization system that […]

The post Smart Home Project 101: Introduction appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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If you are getting started with openHAB, this guide is for you.
Everything you need to know to get started with your Home Automation Project .

The post Home Automation with openHAB appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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Start your Home Automation project today. You just need a Raspberry Pi, the latest image of Openhabian and some coffee. Using this step by step tutorial the installation is a walk in the park.

The post OpenHab on Raspberry Pi: Installation Guide Using OpenHabian appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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  We all know that having smoke detectors at home is a must, they are pretty much a standard safety feature. Having said that, the traditional smoke detectors have a flaw, they rely on an acustic alarm to create awarenes…but…What happens if there is nobody home? Here is where Smart Smoke Detectors come into the […]

The post 4 Ways to Make your Smoke Detectors Smarter appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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Presence Detection can be challenging but combining different methods increases the accuracy significantly. Check this tutorial on how to use your GPS location to detect presence with openHAB and Owntracks.

The post openHAB Owntracks: Presence Detection Using GPS Location appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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Everything you need to know about how to get secure openHAB Remote Access. Don't overlook security in your Home Automation System!!

The post 3 Ways to Get openHAB Remote Access appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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Are you using a secured way to access your openHAB server? Using a reverse proxy is one of the easiest ways to get openHAB remote access. Learn How!

The post openHAB Remote Access: Using a Reverse Proxy appeared first on The Smart Home Blog.

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