Monthly Archives: June 2015

What protocol for the Internet of Things?

My home automation system supports several more protocols and types of sensor since I last blogged about it: Wemo insight plugs ESP8266  MQTT-based Wifi sensors EnOcean energy harvesting sensors Raspberry Pi OneWire sensors Raspberry Pi GrovePi sensors Fitbit BLE sensors … Continue reading

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EnOcean energy harvesting home automation

I have started experimenting with EnOcean devices to add to my home automation system. The sensor kit and the Raspberry Pi interface were quite cheap, but the finished devices are usually expensive as they are mainly aimed at the commercial … Continue reading

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GrovePi Sensor Radio Alarm Clock

I made this internet radio from a Raspberry Pi B+, a GrovePi shield, the case from a BrickPi, some Grove sensors and a cheap phone speaker. The buttons are homemade by soldering switches to a Grove cable with a 10k … Continue reading

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