In my previous post I created new version of IR transmitter for air conditioner but didn’t explain the process of reverse engineering chinese IR remote for air conditioner.
Current post describes implementation of OwnTracks geo data and then draw they on Google Maps.
In this post I want to show my current status of the project and what I achieved. Below you able to see my main screen of home control panel, the similar screen also available through mobile phone and I can manage my home devices remotely through internet. Wow, future is here!
Some time ago I decided to start my own home automation project to manage most of devices in my home. At that point I didn’t know a lot about technologies, protocols and other things around. I also didn’t know what I have to automate and where I will have technical, software or any other restrictions.
Now I understand much clearly what I want to do and how it should looks like, this way wasn’t simple and I spent a lot of nights without sleep, but now my picture is sharp as 4K video, this is a result of many my personal mistakes. I’d like to share my achievements with enthusiasts like me and any other people who have interests in this area.
Let me roll the film one year back of this project. Continue reading “Starting home automation project”