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Building and Home Automation

Take intelligent sensors, smartphones, smaller scale PLC’s and mix together with IoT and PC control, and hey presto you have the basic ingredients contributing to the increase in home automation.

We don’t have to wait, the smart home of the future is now upon us, innovators are taking all that building automation provides and moving it to the home environment.

Whilst smart buildings and new technologies are changing the way we work, it’s also apparent that technology is transferring the way we live. Home automation is more prevalent each passing year and is constantly evolving, in fact in today’s world, you don’t have to be home to be home.

Both the way we are using and interacting with technology is unrecognisable today compared to the world our parents inhabited. Our environmental wellbeing can be automated in advance, so when we arrive home we find the heating set to right temperature and rooms sufficiently lit.

 

 

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  • arnirelando

    5 days ago

    Nice tutorial,

    but it should be
    $ pm2 start /node-red --node-args="--max-old-space-size=128" -- -v

    ("--" before max) ... at the end of the article (see graphics)...
  • taly

    1 month ago

    The Node-red doesn't load to my browser on my pc from raspberry pi. What could be the reasons?

    -Pi is connected to my pc through ethernet.
    - I use hostname -I to obtain Pi ip-address
  • TVCLAPP

    3 months ago

    I appreciate this articles approach to the discussion of Smart Cities and the opportunity to aid more efficient operational management. The thrust of the article to direct attention towards the social...
  • steveo

    7 months ago

    Great article stuart worked straight out of the box.Except ater the installs there is no SW directory on my pi.got it to work by altering the path. I am new to lenux will this matter or how can i rectify...
  • John_Crookston

    10 months ago

    Like your article so far understand its a work in progress, Though just in the last month. All things internet is coming along like a freight train and as an avid intergrator of home, office and lite industrial...
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