Absolutely no experience needed! Make your home smarter, safer, and more funaand save money, too! Home automation is finally practical, useful, and easy! Now, you can control your home exactly the way you want to, without paying monthly fees. This book shows how to do it all yourself, with todayas simpler, more reliable, less expensive technologies. Dennis C. Brewer first makes sure youare comfortable with wiring basics and safety, and then guides you through installing, setting up, and using todayas best home automation software. Next, he walks you through several great DIY projects you can complete in just hours. Before you know it, youall be controlling appliances, lighting, devices, home security, energy consumption, heating/cooling, and even your home entertainment center. Brewer covers phone interfaces, opportunities to expand, and even offerings from your phone and Internet service providers. When it comes to home automation, the future is hereaand it works! Am Pick the right products and services, without overspending Am Control your home from anywhere, with Android, iPhone, iPad, or your computer Am Go green, save energy, all year long Am Make your home safer, more secure, and more comfortable Am Overcome personal mobility challenges Am Get more fun out of your TV and music systemHAL can accept a special command string to activate an IP camera that does not use the URL setting for the streaming video. ... Figure 7.21 Special activation command strings might be necessary for your IP camera to work with HALdvc.
|Title||:||Home Automation Made Easy|
|Author||:||Dennis C Brewer|
|Publisher||:||Que Publishing - 2013-11-08|