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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

#DEAL: Mi Casa Verde VeraLite Z-Wave Home Controller for $99

If you've been thinking about getting into home automation, now is the perfect time to buy the Mi Casa Verde VeraLite Z-Wave Home Controller.Continue reading #DEAL: Mi Casa Verde VeraLite Z-Wave Home Controller for $99

“Ok Google, Turn Off All Down-Stairs Lights”

This guide will show you how to talk to your phone using Google Now on Android to control Z-Wave scenes in your Vera home automation system. Ok Google...Continue reading “Ok Google, Turn Off All Down-Stairs Lights”

Kodi & Z-Wave Integration Guide [Video Demo]

In this guide, I'll show you an XBMC Z-Wave integration where Vera scenes (like changing the colors of my LED lights) are controlled by XBMC states.Continue reading Kodi & Z-Wave Integration Guide [Video Demo]

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

How my Xbox One Turns my Lights On and Off

I wanted to control more than just my entertainment center electronics with my Xbox One. Those Xbox voice commands are so convenient, I wanted them to also turn my lights on and off.Continue reading How my Xbox One Turns my Lights On and Off

How to Control IR Devices with Z-Wave

An in-depth guide on how to make your Z-Wave home automation system control IR devices / AV devices such as colored LED light strips.Continue reading How to Control IR Devices with Z-Wave