Gira HS3 server as alternative for openHAB or AyControl « Rick Centeno's Blog
So two weeks ago I ran into a former colleague of mine who as it happened just had read my blog on the comparison of the different KNX solutions I tested, the openHAB server, the OpenRemote package and the ayControl solution. He was telling me that this blog was right for him at the right moment as he was looking for an appropriate solutions for his newly built house, only months away to become ready to move in. He asked me what I would choose in his place if I were to choose between those solutions. He was also very interested to find out whether I ever had a chance to look at the Gira HomeServer solution, which was the one he was eyeing. I told him that this Gira HS3 solution was a closed and expensive solution, contrary to the other ones that I tested, and that therefore I never had a chance to look at it.
The PiDome Home Automation/Domotica project tries to create a transparent home automation platform targeting the Raspberry Pi. It provides a flexible API to add support for custom hardware/services in java. A graphical xml editor is build-in to create devices based on supported protocols. MySensors is supported by PiDome through the SerialGateway or MQTTGateway.. Homepage Install Instructions
OpenHAB, AyControl and OpenRemote « Rick Centeno's Blog
So last weekend I finally got the powersupply of my Ubuntu server fixed and was able to restart the eibd program that transforms the box into a KNX/IP router with tunneling capabilities. It is a pity that no one managed to port this code also to the Mac OSX, as this would make it even easier for me to run this eibd router on a Mac mini server stowed away in the electricity cabinet. That small OSX server is easier to handle in stowing away due to the small size and power economics than a full fletched Ubuntu server on a standard desktop. But who knows, maybe someday….someone…. Then I got a reply to one of my post on my OpenRemote experiences in which he pointed out to me that openHAB was going to be released and I needed to check that out. I checked the website, downloaded the runtimes and demo packages for R0.9.1 and looked at their demo pages on my Mac.
ESPEasy - ESP8266
The ESP Easy firmware can be used to turn the ESP module into an easy multifunction sensor device for Home Automation solutions like Domoticz. Configuration of the ESP Easy is entirely web based, so once you've got the firmware loaded, you don't need any other tool besides a common web browser. The ESP Easy firmware is currently at build R78 an looks stable enough for production purposes as long as it's being used as a sensor device. ESP Easy also offers limited "low level" actuator functions but due to system instability, this could be less useful in real life applications. Getting started with the ESP Easy takes a few basic steps.
InControl Home Automation (InControl Console) InControl Console is an application that runs on your pc. It allows you to use our iPhone & Android application to control your zwave devices from anywhere you have internet access on your phone.
A Multi-Protocol Infrared Remote Library for the Arduino
Do you want to control your Arduino with an IR remote? Do you want to use your Arduino to control your stereo or other devices? This IR remote library lets you both send and receive IR remote codes in multiple protocols.
The Ultimate List of Home Automation Software for iPhone
Last Updated: September 23, 2012 Would you please raise your hand if you think that iPhone/iPod Touch is an ideal platform for remote control of any kind. Yes, I thought so too.
Virtual Gira HomeServer on ESXi
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SmartHome.pi · mknx/smarthome Wiki
Installation and FAQ for Smartvisu/Smarthome on Raspberry PI The Test Case (or for whom this manual is for) I do now that there are many different hardware setups around. In order that you don’t waste your time reading this document here the setup which is the basis for this manual: Some KNX actors (switch, blinds, heating) Some KNX sensors (4/8 sensor) ETS GAs programmed and working KNX IP interface (router) on DHCP Dlink router running DHCP server (not connected to the Internet) , WLAN Raspberry PI type B, headless mode Notebook, iPAD, iPhone for connect to Web services