Recently I discovered that my TV was acting up, the next video is highlighting the automation of my home theater system. There is a slight delay in producing this video because of this.. The part will be here tomorrow and I’ll know if it was actually the cause of the problem. Stay tuned, because this
In this video, I showcase my home automated light system controlled by X10, Tasker, AutoVoice, AutoRemote, X10 Commander Server and EventGhost. With each toggle (on/off) command, the phone sends an AutoRemote message to EventGhost to turn the light on if it’s off or off if it’s on. The plugin for EventGhost that receives all the
In this second video highlighting the Nest Thermostat and some of it’s capabilities with Tasker, EventGhost, AutoRemote and AutoVoice. This was quite the challenge to set up. It all starts with setting variables in Tasker. The Python scripting in EventGhost, along with the Nest and AutoRemote plug-in allow my phone to be kept up to
Sorry for the delay in getting these videos posted, I had some health problems that needed to be tended to. I built this “morning” task so I wouldn’t have to turn the TV on to play Pandora and so I don’t have to go through the phone, text and email applications to get me caught
I figured that it would avoid mass confusion for those of you not familiar with the products I will be outlining in the future video series to have a glossary. These terms are defined alphabetically for easier reference: API – Application Programmers Interface. This allows for applications to gather data about an item and to
This teaser video is just the tip of the iceberg. Since this is quite a robust system, I wanted to show you the basics of what I have done. The following videos I post will have an in-depth review on each automated item and how they work together. Enjoy!
Home automation has taken giant leaps forward with technology integrated into mobile devices such as NFC (near-field communication), voice commands, tasker, and a computer that runs a second program for external automation such as lighting and temperature control. Creating a customized scene in your home has become tangible with some very basic computer programming skills