Synthetic Sensors makes today’s smart devices feel dumb

In my quest to add smarts to my home, I'm quickly learning that it's harder than it looks. When you finally do find the...

My smart home adventure – Part 3

Let's talk about data. How it's captured, stored, and analysed. My Home Assistant hub is now starting to gather very basic data. Although, I can be...

My smart home adventure – Part 2

In Part 1 I outlined thoughts on assembling my ideal smart home and its operation. And at the heart of any smart home is...

Autodesk Dasher 360 Update

The other day Autodesk provided a somewhat significant update to Dasher 360. Built on top of Autodesk Forge, the research project aims to connect...

My smart home adventure – Part 1

Over the past year I've been watching the advancements in smart home technology. A concept of science fiction, the ability to bring the house alive...