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Siemens introduces new building automation system

Siemens introduces new building automation system | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Siemens Building Technologies Division has introduced a new building automation system, Desigo V5.1.
The automation system will support platforms such as BACnet/IPv6 and the latest Microsoft operating systems, Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
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From LPC810 to LPC812

From LPC810 to LPC812 | Home Automation | Scoop.it
No, I haven’t abandoned the Micro Power Snitch!
But some projects are trickier than others, and this one didn’t want to play along when I tried it again on my new PCB design. I fixed one glaring wiring mistake so far, but there’s more going on.
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bit more advanced!

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Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Getting Started with Intel Edison Mini Breakout Board

Arduino Blog » Blog Archive » Getting Started with Intel Edison Mini Breakout Board | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Let’s start exploring a bit more about Intel Edison. As you may already know, Intel provides 2 different hardware platforms to work with Edison development board: the core module is called Intel Edison Compute Module, while the 2 extension boards are called Intel Edison Arduino Board and Intel Edison Breakout Board respectively. We refer to them as the Arduino module and mini-breakout board, respectively. The tutorial of this week is called Getting Started with Intel Edison Mini Breakout Board:

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New Apple TV with Siri, App Store, and Home Automation at WWDC 2015: Reports - Inferse

New Apple TV with Siri, App Store, and Home Automation at WWDC 2015: Reports - Inferse | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Apple TV will be getting a significant update this June, as the company is setting up to announce some improvements in home automation, a potential service, and updated hardware.
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Logitech Harmony gains voice control from Ubi, Ivee smart home devices | Electronista

Logitech Harmony gains voice control from Ubi, Ivee smart home devices | Electronista | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Logitech Harmony gains voice control from Ubi, Ivee smart home devices | Electronista http://t.co/BXLOOHxZRR via @po_st
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Logitech devices usually a little over priced but great quality none-the-less.  Dissapointed to see no Squeezebox integration...

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Boaters- Protect Your Investment with Home Automation! | Duprey Home Automation's Blog

Boaters- Protect Your Investment with Home Automation! | Duprey Home Automation's Blog | Home Automation | Scoop.it
RT @DupreyHomeAutom: Boaters- Protect Your Investment with Home Automation! http://t.co/TDL2s4Nuoa
#smarthomes
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At the very least motion detector linked to SMS or NMA

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Arduino Zero Pro 32 bit Cortex M0 Arduino Now Available From Adafruit

Arduino Zero Pro 32 bit Cortex M0 Arduino Now Available From Adafruit | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Makers and developers that enjoy building projects using the Arduino platform might be interested to learnthat the new Arduino Zero Pro is now available to purchase

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Bluetooth Arduino Speech Recognition And Relay Board Modules (video)

Bluetooth Arduino Speech Recognition And Relay Board Modules (video) | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Patrick Thomas Mitchell has been once again been creating awesome Arduino speech recognition and relay board modules which have launched over on the Kickstarter website

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Not so keen on the relay board but the speech recognition look useful.

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Engimusing DIY Home Automation Modules Are Managed with openHAB installed on ODROID-C1 Board (Crowdfunding)

Engimusing DIY Home Automation Modules Are Managed with openHAB installed on ODROID-C1 Board (Crowdfunding) | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Engimusing has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for their home automation solutions comprised of tiny modules (20x20mm) based on Silicon Labs Gecko EFM32 MCUs, some sensor modules and...

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Only 5 days left on this project...think it will need a big backer...I do like the open nature of the project, the inherent flexibility and reasonably low cost.

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OpenHAB bridge - Combines ROS with Home Automation - ROS robotics news

OpenHAB bridge - Combines ROS with Home Automation - ROS robotics news | Home Automation | Scoop.it
ROS integration with OpenHAB, an open source home automation system: http://t.co/5eWbmAEoeA http://t.co/pNMBLAOjpz
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Here we go!  Now all I need is a robot...I had only just started thinking about getting a dog!

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Apple and Google Dominate 'Internet of Things' Influence with Home Automation Efforts

Apple and Google Dominate 'Internet of Things' Influence with Home Automation Efforts | Home Automation | Scoop.it
It’s early days for the Internet of  Things, but the largest technology players are moving quickly to stake out the territory.
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This is not accurate.  How can a company with one product dominate a market?  Typical upside own view...

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SuperHouseTV #12: Building an Arduino home automation controller

Control physical devices using an Arduino based home automation controller that connects to your network and lets you switch things on and off using a web br...
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A great series of well explained tutorials and insight into creating a good HA system...start at 1 of course!

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Systemline S7 Multi Room Music system

Systemline S7 Multi Room Music system | Home Automation | Scoop.it
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UK Automation are privileged to be the only approved online reseller of Systemline 7 Multi Room Music system the new generation and way of distributing. listening and sourcing music within your home.
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What am I missing here?:  I have a 4 zone setup with Squeezebox + devices for a fraction of the price...I guess this is for the higher end of the market...

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Home automation with Raspberry Pi 2 and Node-RED » DesignSpark

Home automation with Raspberry Pi 2 and Node-RED » DesignSpark | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Using Node-RED to read a sensor, apply logic and control a wireless mains socket.
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...it's a start but it's a long way from 'Home Automation'!

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Synology announces Annapurna SoC powered NAS systems at Cebit - myce.com

Synology announces Annapurna SoC powered NAS systems at Cebit - myce.com | Home Automation | Scoop.it
At Cebit, Synology has showcased three new NAS devices powered by a System on a Chip (SoC) of the company Annapurna.
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Android TV apps to offer smart home control, Nest integration - Inside CI

Android TV apps to offer smart home control, Nest integration - Inside CI | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Look out Smart home guys> Android TV apps to offer home automation control, including Nest integration http://t.co/rkTujZDT5g #InsideCI
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Just totally missing the point with this one.  Nest control from my TV?

Why don't they connect the TV to the Kettle so it can start boiling just before the ad break, that would at least make a little sense!

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Zenno Voice Controlled Home Automation System Unveiled (video) - Geeky Gadgets

Zenno Voice Controlled Home Automation System Unveiled (video) - Geeky Gadgets | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Using your smartphone or other wearable devices such as smartwatches the Zenno home automation system is capable of providing easy and natural interaction
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Wow ... voice control really taking off now, 2 in one day!

This one looks interesting though integrating voice to IR.

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Wireless Home Automation | Smart Home Technology | Home Automation | Bluetooth Smart Home | Bluetooth Technology Website

Wireless Home Automation | Smart Home Technology | Home Automation | Bluetooth Smart Home | Bluetooth Technology Website | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Learn how Bluetooth technology is by far the most successful of any short range wireless technology used in the home, with more than 2 billion Bluetooth enabled chips shipped every year.
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This just simply isn't true.  I also don't see anywhere in this article any mention on how it works.  What about mesh connections does it do that?  I know it's getting a lot better but Z-Wave and ZigBee have been designed for this functionality from the  ground up.

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Secure Home Automation with SAP HANA Cloud Platform and openHAB - Part 1

Secure Home Automation with SAP HANA Cloud Platform and openHAB - Part 1 | Home Automation | Scoop.it
It all started last year when I replaced my old NAS drive with a new, more powerful device. I chose the single board computer Cubietruck, which is the third generation of the Cubieboard, a slightly mo...
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Interesting solution.  Alot of god things happening with OpenHab.  For data logging I use Xively...

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Hackabot Nano, Plug And Play Arduino Robot Kit Unveiled (video)

Hackabot Nano, Plug And Play Arduino Robot Kit Unveiled (video) | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Makers, and hobbyists that would like to learn more about robotics maybe interested in a new Arduino robot kit that has been developed by Funnyvale based in California

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Top 12 Linux-Based Home Automation Systems | Linux.com

Top 12 Linux-Based Home Automation Systems | Linux.com | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Linux.com - For the community, by the community, Linux.com is the central source for Linux information, software, documentation, how-tos and answers across the server, desktop/netbook, mobile, and embedded areas.
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Some great systems here and a good place to start if you're just arriving at HA.  There's something about the Belkin brand that really puts me off their products...superstition I guess, from all their perceived #fails at making wireless routers.

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Motion Controlled Cabinet Light

Motion Controlled Cabinet Light | Home Automation | Scoop.it
In our kitchen, the light that falls on the counter is blocked by the kitchen cabinets. It would be nice to have some light when preparing food, but often when you need light, your hands are dirty.

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Finally a useful task for HA.

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Cubilog Offers Modular Home Automation with Intel Edison Inside at Code N - YouTube

s modular system...Cubilog Modular Home Automation Hub http://www.mobilegeeks.com Cubilog offers home owners to install a home automation hub that stacks with each layer offeri...

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Love this modular system...sexiest looking thing around and not just home automation....Life automation, whatever that is!

It being intel Edison, it won't be cheap I expect.

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Samsung reportedly to buy home automation company SmartThings for $200 million | Trending in Tech

Samsung reportedly to buy home automation company SmartThings for $200 million | Trending in Tech | Home Automation | Scoop.it
Samsung reportedly to buy home automation company SmartThings for $200 million - #TechTongue #Tech #Mobile http://t.co/NfyhhRdwsX
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Good move on Samsungs part...

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Could a humble NAS box be the future of home automation? - NewsHub.org

Could a humble NAS box be the future of home automation? - NewsHub.org | Home Automation | Scoop.it
NAS specialist Synology provided TechRadar Pro with a pretty interesting narrative explaining why a simple storage box could well be at the centre of the automated home of 2020.
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Docker for the masses...like it.

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Smarten up your dumb house with Z-Wave automation

Smarten up your dumb house with Z-Wave automation | Home Automation | Scoop.it
The days of expensive installers wiring complicated and quickly obsolete home automation are nearly over, thanks to a new low cost, easy-to-manage radio frequency protocol that sounds like a bad skateboard brand.
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Z-Wave gaining momentum and I think is my winner due to interoperability.  ZigBee is superior but too much deviance from manufacturers is causing problems.

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