If you go far enough down the IOT rabbit-hole, you'll land in the realm of custom home-automation. In my house, "spellbooks" contain the hidden magic...
Motion, door, humidity, light, and other sensors can be combined to create something "magical." In my home, we use a spellbook with a touchscreen inside to control everything.
I needed a way to for guests to control my home automation. There are many easy remote control products out there, like Harmony by Logitech. But home-assistant.io is so much ... Read More
In my quixotic quest for an entirely solar-powered van build, I also created a home automation server like that at my house. I ended up with an energy efficient steampunk ... Read More