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 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 […]
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 […]
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.