A simple home security system with Domoticz and the Fibaro motion (multi) sensor

The Domoticz home automation software contains, among many other nice features, complete support for a home security system. Any security system consists of five main component types: Sensors to detect intrusion Cameras to record the unwanted events Sirens to sound the … Continue reading

Configuring the MiLight/LimitlessLED/EasyBulb wireless bridge

 We have seen in a previous article how nice it is to control the lights in your home using the Raspberry Pi and MiLight/LimitlessLED/EasyBulb Wi-Fi enabled LED bulbs. We have also seen how you can do some automation, like replacing your alarm … Continue reading

Wake up gently to gradually increasing light

The problem Don’t you just hate it when you’re in a deep, relaxing sleep, dreaming of beautiful things… resting… not even remotely close to waking up… and then suddenly, without any preparation or warning, the alarm clock (or phone or … Continue reading

Home Automation: Using the Raspberry Pi to control the lights in your home over Wi-Fi

    The problem Ever since I can remember, I have always wanted to control the lights in my home from a central location and in an automated manner, namely from a computer. But there were just too many obstacles … Continue reading

Controlling the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins from a web browser

Wouldn’t it be cool to control things in your home from a web browser? I mean turn on and off the lights, adjust the music volume, open the gate or the garage door, start the garden sprinklers or give the … Continue reading