Thursday, 25 August 2011

[HEA-5] The Power of Android 2 - Complete DIY Home Automation

How to control Home Entertainment devices, Lighting, Heating, Blinds, Doors etc. using your Android Phone.

The following devices/software/links offer some practical, but easy/cheap ways of controlling a long list of devices using your Android phone. I have used a number of these
Heatmiser Wifi boilder thermostats
Other home automation devices

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

[HEA-0] Home Entertainment Automation (DIY) - Introduction

I have recently been playing around with my TV. In this series of postings, I will be discussing various exploits that I have been doing in my home. I will outline various tools and accessories that I have utilised in achieving HEA. The following is a list of the headings that I will assign to this series.

Components of a Home Entertainment Nework
Networked Media
Playing with my TV
Taking advantage of Android to achieve home entertainement automation