Introduction: Another Home Automation Project With PcDuino

The original project is posted at:

pcDuino running a Python back end. I use SQLite for the data storage, CherryPy for the web server, pySerial and an XBee library to talk to the ZigBee coordinator which is an XBee, and finally I used APScheduler for the scheduling portion.

Currently I have three nodes. The first two nodes are Iris Smart Plugs from Lowes,

The third node is for garage door monitoring and control.

Step 1: Garage Door Monitoring and Control.

Step 2: The Garage Door State

The garage door state is determined using a Hall effect sensor with two ceramic magnets attached to the door itself.

Step 3: And the Final Install:

Step 4: The Web Front End.

Step 5: