Home Assistant (HA) is an open source home automation platform in the same category as Domoticz and openHAB. The Home Assistant platform has a huge number of native integrations and a large community with additional integrations for so much more connected devices. Most of the community integrations are delivered through the Home Assistant Community Store (HACS).
Interfacing Jablotron systems to PC / domotica without the Cloud
An additional requirement that we had was that the solution should be completely cloud-free: no connection or dependency on any manufacturer's Internet 'cloud' servers or smartphone apps whatsoever...
To use the DS-KV6113-WPE1 Stand-Alone, you need a special firmware. In this blog article the correct Firmware with a short explanation.
Follow the steps in this article for a quick and effortless installation.
Jablotron 100 wiring module JA-116H
Combine the JA-100 control panel with wired existing Honeywell bus components. "A Honeywell Galaxy G2 system with 32 wired components was installed in our new home ...". In this article we show you how you can use the rich functionality of a Jablotron 100 central unit with your existing wired detectors from another brand.
If you are unfamiliar with Homekit, it’s Apple’s home automation integration, it basically bundles all of your smart devices in the Home app and lets you control it from 1 app, share access to family and friends, but most importantly provide a secure gateway for remote access and location based automation.
What is home automation? In short: it is a clever integration of technology and services, to control your home devices for a better quality of life. A home automation system uses a variety of sensors and actors. A sensor makes an observation and can control one or more actors. Actors make a circuit or send out a signal.
Home automation is a step toward what is referred to as the "Internet of Things," in which everything has an assigned IP address, and can be monitored and accessed remotely.
Instructions / tips for installing PIR motion detectors.
In this blog you will get an overview of some important guidelines for installing PIR motion detectors in your home or business environment. Ensure that a PIR motion detector responds best to the walking direction as possible.