Tag: home automation Posts

Google Home Review – The Personal Assistant Smart Speaker I’ve Been Waiting For

It's finally here, the Google Home Google's answer to the Amazon Echo. Instead of Amazon's "Alexa", we have the "Google Assistant". Here's my review.Continue reading Google Home Review – The Personal Assistant Smart Speaker I’ve Been Waiting For

Z-Wave Motor Control – Motorized Window and Skylight Openers

In most of the smart homes today, AZ actuators are used as home automation gadgets on windows to aid in their vertical and horizontal movement. The Z-Wave motor control is a new gadget used in systems that are automatized in domestic applications such as motorized window openers. Z-Wave can be used as an interface to control […]Continue reading Z-Wave Motor Control – Motorized Window and Skylight Openers

How to Build Your Own Home Automation System

There are many factors to consider when making the home automation system. This information is vital in the building of a home automation system.Continue reading How to Build Your Own Home Automation System

DIY Home Security Automation with Z-Wave Deadbolt Lock

This DIY home security guide will cover the installation of the Kwikset 910, how to program Z-Wave scenes that use it, and other NFC and wearable tricks.Continue reading DIY Home Security Automation with Z-Wave Deadbolt Lock

DIY Home Security System using Z-Wave and Tasker

Are you and your family protected? Here are some tips on how to setup your own DIY home security system with more features and no monthly cost.Continue reading DIY Home Security System using Z-Wave and Tasker

Logitech Harmony Gets Z-Wave Home Automation: Are They Too Late?

Just announced: 4 new Logitech Harmony products with new features that allow it to interface with your Z-Wave home automation system. Are they too late?Continue reading Logitech Harmony Gets Z-Wave Home Automation: Are They Too Late?

Z-Wave Home Automation with Vera

A Vera product is the "controller" a.k.a the "brain" of your Z-Wave home automation network. The Vera listens to and controls all of its devices.Continue reading Z-Wave Home Automation with Vera

Home Automation Using Tasker and Z-Wave

Learn how I built my home automation system using Tasker and Z-Wave.Continue reading Home Automation Using Tasker and Z-Wave