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What is a Smart Home

What is a Smart Home? What makes the difference between a normal home and a smart home? In a smart home, electrical devices can be controlled automatically.For example you do not have to turn on t ...

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HASS.io Raspberry Pi Setup Tutorial

HASS.io Raspberry Pi Setup Tutorial In this article I show you the easiest and fasted way to install HASS.io as well as all additional programs on a Raspberry Pi that you need for your smart home. ...

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Home Assistant Raspberry Pi Docker Setup

Home Assistant Raspberry Pi Docker Setup The objective of this article is to install all tools that you need for your smart home applications via Docker. These tools are:Home Assistant as overall ...

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Home Assistant MQTT Tutorial

Home Assistant MQTT Tutorial In this tutorial you learn how to use Home Assistant in general and especially with MQTT data.Moreover we save the MQTT data in an InfluxDB database before creating be ...

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Visualize MQTT Data with InfluxDB and Grafana

Visualize MQTT Data with InfluxDB and Grafana In this tutorial we follow up a first article to build a complete DIY Smart Home indoor weather station.In this second article we want to save the pub ...

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MQTT Tutorial for Arduino, ESP8266 and ESP32

MQTT Tutorial for Arduino, ESP8266 and ESP32 In this article you learn what MQTT is and how this message protocol works. This tutorial covers the following parts: Sequence of MQTT Message ...