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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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@Henry13 Ah, that's super easy. You stop the container and then delete it with "docker rm nextcloud". Then re-run the Ansible playbook and because this has the line "pull: yes", it will pull the latest...
How do you do updates of NextCloud with this type of installation?
Hi John, Do you have more details of the smoke alarm?
What you can do depends on the current rating of the 8 to 12V output.
It may be that an optocoupler would be better than a relay as the...
Hey, a nice general intro to Ansible on a Pi, thanks.
Going slightly out of scope, if I set: docker_install_compose: TRUE
implying it also installs docker-compose though, it errors out....
@PeterWright your module should work. The L and N to the board must be connected all the time to the module. The fan is replaced by your light (check the power rating of the board for the light) and switch...
The functions of your building (light, shutters, and heating) need to be influenced based on the current weather. Depending on the weather data, various home functions are controlled automatically and weather warnings are being generated.
The functions of a building (light, shutters, and heating) are to be operated from a central point with a Touch Panel. Lighting, shutters and heating are conveniently operated via the Touch Panel and you will always have an overview of your building.
Light, shutters, and heating are to be automated in a building with a controller. This application example explains how you can implement this with LOGO! 8.
A selection of various operating modes lets you switch the lighting on or off at a specific time or at sunrise or sunset. You change the operating modes as well as the on/off times in the LOGO! display or on the road from your smartphone.
This application example enables you to water up to five different zones automatically. If necessary, you can extend the number of zones as needed. You will always have a clear overview of your irrigation system.
Setting up Home Assistant on our private cloud server and configuring EnOcean support.
Pi 4 packs plenty of punch and is perfect for a private home or office cloud server.
ZF’s new headquarters – ZF Forum, Friedrichshafen – is using energy harvesting light and shutter switches in the building’s interior. These batteryfree and wireless pushbutton modules are produced directly within the ZF group