Zelda Plus Raspberry Pi Equals Ocarina-powered Home Automation – Geek.com

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Long before Breath of the Wild, there was The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. It’s one of the best games (if not the best game) ever to hit the Nintendo64, solely because it featured a freaking ocarina with phenomenal magical powers.

There is mysterious power in these notes… to control your smart home, that is! Thanks to one intrepid tinkerer/Zelda fanatic, you too may soon be able to experience the wonder of Link’s ocarina your everyday life.

Source: Zelda Plus Raspberry Pi Equals Ocarina-powered Home Automation – Geek.com

Simple Home Automation with a Remotely Accessed Raspberry Pi: An Investigation into Dataplicity – News

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AAC writer Johnathan Powell investigated Dataplicity, a program that allows remote access to and control of Raspberry Pis. Check out his resulting experiments.

If you have ever worked with a Raspberry Pi, you have likely reached the point where you have wondered if the price and size of such a computer is really worth the massive number of cords and peripherals needed to use it.

Source: Simple Home Automation with a Remotely Accessed Raspberry Pi: An Investigation into Dataplicity – News

FullPageOS Automatically Boots Your Raspberry Pi Into a Full Page Web Kiosk Mode

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One of the common uses for a Raspberry Pi is a low-cost information display, powering something like a magic mirror or an animated GIF photo frame. FullPageOS is a Raspberry Pi operating system that makes that process a little simpler.

Source: FullPageOS Automatically Boots Your Raspberry Pi Into a Full Page Web Kiosk Mode

Everything You Need to Do to Secure Your Raspberry Pi Home Automation Projects

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When you’re working with connected devices or home automation projects on the Raspberry Pi, it’s important to lock down your Raspberry Pi so it’s secure. Over on Hackster.io, they show you exactly how to that.

Source: Everything You Need to Do to Secure Your Raspberry Pi Home Automation Projects

Home Automation with Raspberry Pi, HUZZAH ESP8266, and openHAB

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Check out this great new project video from Make about building home automation with a Raspberry Pi & openHAB software! The project shows the basics of setting up openHAB on a Raspberry Pi to control a strip of NeoPixel lights from a HUZZAH ESP8266. This looks like a great base for DIY home automation with control from a phone app and much more. Check out the full video for more details–nice work!

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