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openHAB Beacon demo 1

!!!!ACTUAL DEMO STARTS AT 5:47!!! Thanks to the wonderful people at Onyx Beacon (http://onyxbeacon.com/) which hooked me up with an Enterprise beacon. A lot more demoes and tutorials will come in the following months, and I hope to start working on the oficial openHAB app, to add beacon support. The demo project that I’ve used […]

Amazon Dash controlling openHab (Demo)

So I’ve received my Amazon Dash buttons today, from all the away the other side of the world, and using a quick hack (read that “script running on my router”) got them to work with my OpenHab installation. I’ll do a demo in a few days. Until then, get your Dash buttons on! source 4 […]

UV LED PCB Exposure Box Build

PCB at: http://diy.rednumberone.com/uv-led-array-exposure-box-diy/ Build a UV PCB exposure box out of a cardboard box. The LED array is fixed in the box with double sided tape. For power supply, 15V, 2A then Using a LM317T as a constant current source with output of 1A. Assembled on a prototype board. It’s a very easy hack to […]

Raspberry PI 2 running OSMC and openHAB

This is an installation of OSMC alpha 4 on the raspberry pi 2, which also acts as a home automation controller with the Aeon Labs Z-Stick and OpenHAB source 4 Open Source Home Automation Alternative Solutions for Open Home Automation Bus The Internet of Things is not only just a buzzword, it’s a speedily growing […]

openHAB: Home Automation in Practice – Developer Garden TechTalk #033

Bei openHAB (open Home Automation Bus) handelt es sich um ein Open Source-Projekt, das unterschiedliche Home-Automation-Systeme integriert. openHAB zielt darauf ab, systemübergreifend eine einheitliche Benutzeroberfläche, transparente Kommunikation zwischen den einzelnen Geräten sowie leistungsstarke Automatisierungsfähigkeiten bereitzustellen. openHAB basiert auf OSGi und verfügt über eine modulare Architektur, sodass es einfach erweitert bzw. angepasst werden kann. Dieser Vortrag […]

Installing openHAB on Debian (Raspberry PI Included)

To get with the times, I’ve created a new tutorial for installing openHAB on Debian. This being more general applies to everything running Debian, from laptops to Raspberry Pis. Have fun installing! Here are the steps: 1. Check Java / install Java java -version apt-get install default-jre 2. Add repository to apt keyring wget -qO […]

Weekend Project: Home Automation with Raspberry Pi and OpenHab

Using the open source software OpenHAB, we’ll be building a Raspberry Pi touchscreen command center that can interface with over 150 different “smart home” products, and provide an interface for control and task scheduling. Read more about this project: http://makezine.com/projects/building-a-home-automation-system-with-openhab-to-control-leds-wirelessly/ Arrow Electronics: http://www.arrow.com Music: http://audiojungle.net/item/light-pen… source 4 Open Home Automation Alternative Solutions for OpenHAB The […]