How to use Home Assistant and other open-source software to create a home automation system that runs on Raspberry Pi hardware on a local network, with minimal reliance on the cloud. This will include:
- Voice control of lights (Philips Hue and DMX) and sockets using the Mycroft open source voice assistant
- Integration of a 433MHz receiver and transmitter for receiving signals from 433MHz devices (doorbell, magnetic door sensors, glass break sensors, passive infra-red motion sensors), and transmitting signals to 433MHz devices (electric sockets, alarm sirens)
- Design of an alarm system using the 433MHz sensors and alarm sirens, and integration of an alarm keypad with custom software written in Spring Boot in Java
- CCTV with motion detection using PiKrellCam and Raspberry Pi cameras Telegram notifications
- Presence detection using OpenWRT and Owntracks
- Environmental monitoring and energy usage monitoring using AM2302 temperature/humidity sensors, Met Office data feed, SmartThings, InfluxDB and Grafana
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