In the previous part we finalised the configurations for the IoT ESPEasy devices to give local control capability. In this instalment we complete the configuration that enables our devices to create an integrated home automation system.Continue reading “Home Automation and The Internet of Things – Controlling”
In the first and second parts of this series we set up the hardware with the ESPEasy software. Now the hardware is set up, it is time to work out how to and exercise control over the I/O that will turn the AC power on and off.
As it turns out, ESPEasy makes this a simple process.
In Part 1 of this series I optimistically expected that the hardware selected was going to be “reasonable pace to start” experimenting and implementing a basic Home Automation system. When I actually started implementing the system one shortcoming became obvious.Continue reading “Home Automation and the Internet of Things – The (re)Start”
I have wanted to experiment with home automation and Internet of Things (IoT) for a while and recently came across an inexpensive WiFi relay/switch combination on AliExpress that seemed a reasonable place to start. So after waiting a few weeks for delivery, my adventure into IoT-land started.