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Functions implemented in the home automation system

Here is the functions that can be adressed with the architecture described here, all these functions are integrated and can be linked together if necessary

Alarm system

  • Presence detection by PIR and door/window sensors
  • Automatic detection of house mode (presence/out) by wifi and geolocalisation
  • When a presence is detected start a siren and send an email
  • Smoke detector make the home automation siren start and send an email
  • Camera motion control (extra added later on)
  • Presence simulation

Energy monitoring

  • Instant consumption monitoring
  • Dayly consumption monitoring
  • Voltage measurement
  • History charts


Media

  • Squeezebox integration
  • Play/stop change internet radio
  • Adjust volume

Home automation

  • Switch ON/OFF plugs remotely with an android application or a web site
  • Monitor temperature and humidity of rooms
  • Weather forecast (integrated from yahoo data)
  • Text to speech, when someone wake up give the weather forecast for example
  • History charts of temperature and humidities
  • IFTTT integration to build scenarios with extra services
  • Google calendar integration (switch on/off items following a calendar)
  • Wifi on/off control


Maintenance

  • Siren volume adjustement (for maintenance purposes)
  • Monitor if arduino is alive
  • Measure voltage of arduino power supply
  • Home automation box temperature monitoring
  • Measure CPU/memory/temperature of the raspberry pi and openhab

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