Tag: home automation

ConfigHome AssistantNode-RedSmart Home

Basic Node-Red Flows for Automating Lighting with Home Assistant

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Smart light bulbs are probably the first thing everyone getting into home automation buys. It is easy to see the applications for them – have the …

ElectronicsHardware

Favorite ESP8266 Internet of Things Projects

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So many good uses for these chips, here are a few I’ve made and some I still intend to. ESP Easy¬†– by far the easiest way …

Node-RedSmart Home

Big List of Useful Home Automation Nodes for Node-Red

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An ongoing list of nodes I have found useful for constructing home automation flows. I have not included device platform nodes, as all state tracking and …

ConfigHome AssistantNode-Red

The Open Source Smart Home: Getting Started with Home Assistant & Node-Red

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Home Assistant is one of the most interesting open source projects I’ve ever come across. It interfaces with any device, platform, or service you can think …

ConfigHome AssistantSmart HomeUseful Sensor

Presence Detection Part 1: Home Assistant & Bayesian Probability

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One of the most useful things to track for home automation is whether anyone is home or not. If you want the lights to turn off …

HardwareSmart Home

My Smart Home: Hardware List

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An ongoing list of all the hardware I’ve gradually acquired. Links are to Amazon, but if you are patient most things can be imported from China …