In a previous post I touched on the idea of using the SmartThings Hub to consume local APIs, specifically the json API exposed by my Domoticz install. I didn’t really show what Domoticz is, or how to find the details you need to configure the handler to talk to it.
A break from endless talk of automated lights and LEDs, and talk of a different part of the home automation project: music. Specifically, whole house audio using Sonos and how to control it via an API. Continue reading
The other night I discovered that the RGB LEDs I have all over the house can do this. For some reason Lindsay is less than impressed.
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4aLpZkGEzk] Continue reading
After my summary post on the various systems I have in the house – and their varying levels of complexiy – Alex posted this response:
Alex raises a good point. Not that he’s a simpleton, that seems a little unfair, but that it would be useful to understand where to start today. Would I make the same technology choices based on the kit that is available to buy right now – three years after I started? Continue reading
Oh hello Wifey, I wanted to ask you about the WAF.
What the Actual F…
No, no! Wifey Approval Factor.
Seriously? You just made that up. Continue reading