Tag: home-automation

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Node-RED Docker+Kubernetes

Node-RED allows Raspberry Pis to act as gateways for specific home-automation features, playing an essential role in both the van and the cabin. This is one of several posts on containerization of common, useful software. If you’ve not used it...

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Using NFC Tags for Home Automation

I’ve found that screens are not my favorite way to manage my home automation. It’s too annoying to unlock a phone/computer/kiosk, start an app, and find the right menu option. Even my magic spellbooks, while convenient, can be clunky for...

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Best Uses of Home-Assistant.io

For those who want to dive deep into the Internet of Things, home-assistant.io provides an incredibly powerful platform for monitoring and automation. In my home, we use magic spellbooks as controls around the house. We even have it set up in the...


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