I want to build a home automation system similar to the one liek made by HAI homeauto.com, that is not x10...

I want to build a home automation system similar to the one liek made by HAI homeauto.com, that is not x10...but sends signals to the switches bi-directionally to and from each wall switch or plug...keypads, screens, thermostas, etc have cate 5 run to them...and this all can be controlled via pc/network, screens or media center...ideas?

Acepilot427 years ago
good question
Re-design7 years ago
You could start here and build from there.

If you shop well and google you might be able to do this with off the shelf products.
IdeaVault (author)  Re-design7 years ago
yes, i agree, and have been doing that, but getting knowwhere fast...lots of stuff out there...i would like suggestions, ideas, brainstorms form anyone who would like to chime in and discuss a system concept, individual componet design ideas (ex: a single gain in wall light switch ot receptical that needs no other wires to communicatew/ controller except for the in-house eletrical backbone....), etc...
IdeaVault (author)  IdeaVault7 years ago
Want to bring this one back to the top....