Home automation with Make: and OpenHAB

The good folks at Make: have been working with open-source home automation software OpenHAB to make a touch-screen device to interact with your house. OpenHAB allows you to control objects in your house with voice commands; to monitor sensor networks; to set up rules for your devices via email or IFTTT , and a whole lot more

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Hands-on with the New Raspberry Pi camera module – ZDNet

ZDNet Hands-on with the New Raspberry Pi camera module ZDNet The Raspberry Pi Blog announced a new camera module (v2) in April. The primary reason for this was the simple fact that the sensor used in the original camera module had been end-of-lifed at the end of 2014. Raspberry Pi has been producing camera ..

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Arduino or Raspberry Pi: Which is best for beginners? – Opensource.com

Opensource.com Arduino or Raspberry Pi : Which is best for beginners? Opensource.com The Raspberry Pi community is large and growing, but you may find is easier to find particular parts for a given project for one than the other. Do you need or want any/all the built-in goodness of a Raspberry Pi , like HDMI and USB ports

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How I used a Raspberry Pi to connect with my grandkids – Opensource.com

Opensource.com How I used a Raspberry Pi to connect with my grandkids Opensource.com I tried a couple of the mini-displays that supposedly plug right into the Raspberry Pi . Neither were a good fit in the sense that they took more work to install and configure than I would expect a ten year old to deal with. I remembered dealing with my …

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Node-RED, wiring the Raspberry Pi to the IoT – Network World

Network World Node-RED, wiring the Raspberry Pi to the IoT Network World One of the many things that Raspberry Pi -based systems are excellent for is for building Internet of Things platforms. The price is right ($35), the performance is great for the price, the input/output options are great, there's an enormous ecosystem ..

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