Tag Archives: MQTT

IoT Holiday Lights – YUN meets OpenHAB and Nano

A short video explaining my IoT Holiday Lights Project during the testing phase. I have OpenHAB which sends commands to the YUN via MQTT and the YUN in turn acts as a gateway and sends control strings to an Arduino Nano source 4 Open Source Home Automation Alternative Solutions for Open Home Automation Bus The […]

IOT – ESP8266-12E OPENHAB and MQTT Broker Collocated Server with Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 ….

ESP8666-12E OPENHAB2 MQTT Full Project build available at http://www.iiot.co.za/Project_OpenHAB_MQTT_ESP8266-12E_and_Raspberry_Pi source 4 Open Home Automation Substitute Tools for Open Home Automation Bus The Internet of Things is not only a buzzword, it’s actually a speedily growing reality. With an ever-rising quantity of devices offered to make it easier to automate, shield, and monitor your property, it […]

Testing OpenHAB Home Automation UI with Live Data

This video clip shows how it is possible to test an OpenHAB IoT Home automation UI with Live Data via an MQTT broker (Mosquitto) with IoT devices present. Details; http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-and-Configuring-OpenHAB-Part-6-IoT-Home/ source 4 Open Source House Automation Substitute Platforms for Open Home Automation Bus The Internet of Things isn’t only a buzzword, it’s really a speedily […]

OpenHAB/MQTT controlled WS2812B RGB Lights – Cat test

WS2812B strip connected to a NodeMCU (ESP8266). OpenHAB sends commands via MQTT to activate preloaded animations and colours. Cat is a Somali. source 4 Open Home Automation Alternate Solutions for OpenHAB The Internet of Things is not merely a buzzword, it’s really a quickly rising reality. With an ever-rising volume of devices on the market […]

Integrate Xiaomi Miflora with OpenHAB and Node-Red

This video explains the basics of the Xiaomi Miflora soil moisture sensor and how to integrate it with OpenHAB and Node-Red. Steps for OpenHAB explained in the OpenHAB Community. This contains the python code and other setup details: https://community.openhab.org/t/xiaomi-miflora-sensor-integration/17453 Node Red script can be found here: http://flows.nodered.org/flow/b1af1d000ff5bf854afa97f025d33feb source 4 Open House Automation Substitute Tools for […]

Tis Finished! MQTT OpenHAB Wall Controller Project

Sorry I’m a bit waffly. But here’s the 95% finished product! source 4 Open Home Automation Substitute Systems for Open Home Automation Bus The Internet of Things is not merely a buzzword, it’s a fast growing fact. With an ever-increasing number of devices provided to make it easier to automate, shield, and monitor your residence, […]

ESP8266 + MQTT + OpenHAB Demo

This video gives a demonstration of using the ESP8266-01 (ESP-01) and OpenHAB to control a Relay, using MQTT. The PCB was designed using Eagle, and the ESP chip programmed via the Arduino IDE. Any questions please ask. source 4 Open Source Home Automation Alternative Tools for Open Home Automation Bus The Internet of Things is […]

OpenHAB + MQTT + InfluxDB Install on Raspberry Pi from scratch

OpenHAB: http://www.openhab.org/ MQTT: http://mqtt.org/ InfluxDB: https://www.influxdata.com/ Raspberry Pi: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/ Wireless Interface Config: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/wireless-cli.md Install InfluxDB: https://docs.influxdata.com/influxdb/v0.13/introduction/installation/ Theres too many small, simple commands to put everything in the description but I’ve pasted the larger ones here: OpenHAB Key and Source (remove brackets from http://): wget -qO – ‘[https://]bintray.com/user/downloadSubjectPublicKey?username=openhab’ | sudo apt-key add – echo “deb [http://]dl.bintray.com/openhab/apt-repo […]

What Works Best With OpenHAB? Hue, Harmony, MQTT, and Z Wave Experiences

In the course of writing the OpenHAB Beginner’s Guide for Raspberry Pi, and a follow up guide covering Z-Wave and advanced topics, I’ve the chance to play with lots of different smart home kit – here’s my experiences. Getting Started with OpenHAB on Raspberry Pi: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/getting-started-openhab-home-automation-raspberry-pi/ *************************************************************** What’s MakeUseOf? Technology, simplified. The MakeUseOf blog covers […]