This essential reference will guide you through a series of exciting projects that will allow you to automate your very own home. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step examples, diagrams, and explanations you will not only find it incredibly productive but also highly engaging and informative.
Assuming no prior knowledge, our detailed practical examples will guide you through building hardware and software solutions using the Raspberry Pi and Arduino. You will learn how you can use thermistors and relays to keep cool and stay in the shade whilst also utilizing electrical motors and photoresistors. These meticulously designed tutorials will form the basis of automating your entire home and getting you started with dozens of potential projects.
What you will learn from this book
Install an operating system for your Raspberry Pi.
Set up the Raspberry Pi and Arduino bridge shield.
Learn how to work with electronic components to build small circuits.
Develop applications that interact with your circuits.
Use thermistors and photoresistors to monitor and control your surroundings.
Control your own mains power with a relay shield and even connect a motor to your Raspberry Pi.