[Lab] Home Automation

Henri Kuschkowitz henri.kuschkowitz at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 09:52:10 EDT 2012

Hey Mahdi,

I came across this recently. Maybe it helps you getting inspired.


On 2012-09-20, at 9:46 AM, Mahdi Yusuf wrote:

> Hi, 
> I was wondering if anyone at the ModLab has played around with home automation. I have been playing around with this sort of thing for a long time, its really interesting now that things like the raspberry pi board are available at such a small size. 
> I was wondering if anyone knows of wifi switches and sensors that could be deployed around the house to control things like lights and lamps on the cheap that doesn't require a lot of installation and relativity cheap. I am hoping to build something small like a prototype and see where it goes from there. 
> I would like to use the raspberry pi as the controller and have sensors connect to it over the wifi and potentially have something like an iPhone do the connecting. I have built servers like this before, I just looking for some information on hardware and what is possible.
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> Mahdi Yusuf
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