A complete smart home automation system connects all the electronics, appliances, lighting and other technologies in your home to provide convenient, automated control. Learn more about smart home automation at http://www.homecontrols.com/Home-Controls/Smart-Home. #smarthome
We've seen a lot of DIY home automation projects over the years, but Instructables user electronichamsters shows off one of the most complete systems we've seen yet. With it, you'll be able to monitor just about everything in your house.
Dear Lifehacker, I want to set up some basic home automation tasks but I've never done anything like this before. How do I get started? For that matter, what kind of things can I do and how much should I reasonably expect to pay?
We've talked about the relative merits of Arduino and Raspberry Pi before - they each have their strengths. They needn't be an either or choice though - combine them to get the best of both worlds. Home automation is the perfect candidate for this. The home automation market is flooded with expensive consumer systems, incompatible…
How Can I Get Started with Home Automation? - Lifehacker
This Instructable will be a tutorial for how to build a variety of long range wireless sensors, and how to integrate these sensors into a sophisticated open source home automation server. Aside from looking at a mobile app to see what's happening, you'll also receive timely email and audio notifications. This is a long Instructable, but you can jump to the sensor you're interested in building.