Let there be light! …when there’s motion

The usual way of operating the lights in your home today is that when you step into a room you turn the lights on by pressing a switch (usually a wall switch) and you turn them off when you leave … Continue reading

Home Automation with Raspberry Pi, Z-Wave devices and Domoticz

Home automation is something that has only recently become widely available and, as all new things, it is trying to develop in many different directions. As it does, manufacturers of home automation devices are trying to create standards to help ensure that … Continue reading

Domoticz on Raspberry Pi

Introduction to Domoticz Domoticz is a very nice free home automation software. It is not only very functional, but it also has a good looking user interface. What I found really great about it is that Domoticz offers useful functionality and a fun experience … 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