Tag Archives: OpenRemote

I am now an OpenRemote contributor

I am now an OpenRemote contributor. I am adding text to speech, sending emails and a generic serial device (suitable for driving Arduino projects), to OpenRemote. I have had to change the text to speech generation for licensing reasons. FreeTTS … Continue reading

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ORControl restructuring

I am currently restructuring ORControl to make it more modular. It seems to have morphed into a configurable socket server that can control a large range of home automation devices. It controls the devices either directly over IP or via … Continue reading

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Home automation configuration and language

I have now implemented an XML configuration file for ORControl. It describes the hierarchy of home automation objects and devices describing floor containing rooms and rooms containing windows, doors, radiators, sockets, lights, appliances, sensors etc, and windows having blinds, switches … Continue reading

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Turning ORControl into a product

I have been tidying up and refactoring the code for ORControl. I will put it in Github soon. I am considering turning it into a open source product that others can use. What sort of product would it be and … Continue reading

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A few updates

There are a few minor things that I have recently updated on my home automation system. COSM was occasionally giving a Bad Gateway response and JCosmAPI was not recovering from this. It gave an error on every subsequent call. I … Continue reading

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How should I control my home automation system?

Apps and web consoles I currently control my automated home devices and appliances by OpenRemote panels on my Android tablet, Android phone or via the OpenRemote web console. Wireless and infra-red remotes I can also use remote controls such as … Continue reading

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