Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Home Automation High Level Components

Maybe to put more context into the previous post of a slow build out of home automation components, here's a big picture integration diagram on how everything works together to date.

User Interaction

  • Mobile Apps
  • Voice Commands
  • Cloud Services

Integration Components
  • Home Automation Bridges
  • Domoticz
  • MQTT
  • Scripts (Python, Bash, LUA, etc.)

Connectivity Methods
  • Z-Wave (Fibaro)
  • Zigabee (Philips Hue)
  • Sonos wireless mesh
  • Wifi and LAN
  • Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • Infra-red

Automation Devices
  • Lights, Smart Dimmers
  • Smart Power plugs
  • Temperature, humidity and light sensors
  • Door sensors
  • Cameras
  • Network speaker system
  • Smart TV
  • Air-Conditioners / Thermostats

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