Home Assistant: The Python Approach to Home Automation [Video]

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Several home automation platforms support Python as an extension, but if you’re a real Python fiend, you’ll probably want Home Assistant, which places the programming language front and center.

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5 open source home automation tools | Opensource.com

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The Internet of Things isn’t just a buzzword, it’s a rapidly expanding reality.

With an ever-expanding number of devices available to help you automate, protect, and monitor your home, it has never before been easier nor more tempting to try your hand at home automation. Whether you’re looking to control your HVAC system remotely, integrate a home theater, protect your home from theft, fire, or other threats, reduce your energy usage, or just control a few lights, there are countless devices available at your disposal.

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homeassistant 0.8.0 : Python Package Index

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Home Assistant is a home automation platform running on Python 3. The goal of Home Assistant is to be able to track and control all devices at home and offer a platform for automating control. To get started, install homeassistant  – Check out the website for a demo, installation instructions, tutorials and documentation.

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Nine Open Source Home Automation Projects

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Home automation is all the rage for consumers. However, the more technically minded consumer may want to own all the technology behind their home automation & not rely on a big company. Here is a list of 9 open source home automation projects that consumers should evaluate more to see if it fits their needs.

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