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 main component types: Sensors to detect intrusion Cameras to record the unwanted events Sirens to sound the … 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