Tag Archives: home automation

Plex binding for openHAB

This is a short demo of the Plex binding for openHAB. With this binding it is possible to control and monitor any Plex client with openHAB. In this video, the lights dim when a video starts playing in Plex. Plex is running on a Raspberry Pi (RasPlex). The lights are controlled using a Z-wave dimmer […]

Uber Arduino Sensor & OpenHAB

Arduino wireless sensor for home automation with OpenHAB. Sensors include flame sensor, smoke / flammable gas sensor, dog bark sensor, light sensor, and temperature/humidity sensor. For background information on how the sensor communicates with OpenHAB, take a look at my previous videos. Github for configuration and sketches: https://github.com/homeautomationyay/OpenHab-RFM69 Safety Note: Does not replace real smoke […]

2016-07 Home Automation with Java and OpenHAB

Main talk starts at: 16:58 Jeff Findlay presents his experiences setting up a home automation system using Java technologies. source 4 Open House Automation Alternative Tools for Open Home Automation Bus The Internet of Things isn’t just a buzzword, it’s really a quickly growing fact. With an ever-rising quantity of devices available to make it […]

PebbleHAB – openHAB client for the Pebble

This is a OpenHAB client for the Pebble. It’s pretty close to release, but I still have some fine tuning to do. EDIT: you can download it from the Pebble AppStore https://apps.getpebble.com/applications/55242e699de955f58600005a It will be available in the Pebble Store pretty soon. PS: Sorry for the sound quality. source 4 Open Source Home Automation Alternate […]

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 Voice control Tutorial

HOW TO CONFIGURE VOICE CONTROL IN OPENHAB Get description here Home Automation – OpenHab @ Raspberry – Voice control Setup Read more about it here https://github.com/openhab/openhab/wiki/Controlling-openHAB-with-your-voice https://github.com/openhab/openhab/wiki/Samples-Item-Definitions#how-to-set-up-voice-control-for-use-with-habdroid source 4 Open House Automation Alternative Tools for Open Home Automation Bus The Internet of Things is not only a buzzword, it is a swiftly growing fact. With […]

OpenSprinkler Pi controlled via OpenHAB

A video showing an OpenSprinkler Pi (connected to a Raspberry Pi) being controlled via OpenHAB (which is an open source home automation system), which itself is running on the Raspberry Pi device. source 4 Open House Automation Substitute Tools for Open Home Automation Bus The Internet of Things is not only a buzzword, it’s a […]

Doorbell home automation (XBMC + OpenHAB)

If I’m watching TV and someone rings on my door, XBMC immediately pauses and shows a live camera view from my front door. I also receive a camera snapshot on my phone (through E-Mail). You can find some info about my setup here: http://www.vrsho.com/doorbell-home-automation-kodi/ source 4 Open Home Automation Alternative Solutions for OpenHAB The Internet […]

IoT Arduino with OpenHab

More and more new cool devices and technologies arrive at our homes every day. But though they are all aimed at enhancing our lifestyle they all lack one important feature: a common language they could speak to each other to create a really automated and smart environment at home. The main goal of openHAB is […]

openHAB Minecraft Binding

This video demonstrates how openHAB enables Minecraft players to take control of real world home automation devices like Philips hue, LIFX, Sonos or many more that are supported by openHAB. See http://docs.openhab.org/addons/bindings/minecraft/readme.html for further details. Disclaimer: Enzo started learning English only a few weeks ago in school and I had a bad day with my […]