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

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┬ámain component types: Sensors to detect intrusion Cameras to record the unwanted events Sirens to sound the … Continue reading

Raspberry Pi Binary LED Clock

Binary clocks show the time in an unconventional format. They display the hours, minutes and sometimes even seconds as numbers represented in the binary numeral system. Binary clocks and binary watches have grown quite popular today. More and more people … 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

How to turn your Raspberry Pi into a web server

Why Raspberry Pi?       Many people would say that the Raspberry Pi is not suitable to be used as a web server because of its relatively low hardware performance and resources. I tend not to agree. The Raspberry … Continue reading