Rohan and Phil sit down with Simon from Australia. From smart integration with alarm panels to automating garage doors

Links Discussed

01:23 Getting in to Home Automation
07:09 Australia’s Device Limitations
10:05 Smart Home Setup
15:14 Automating the garage door
19:26 mmWave Sensors
21:37 Driving Home Assistant Tablets
23:00 Wireless Speaker Planning
24:31 Wireless Speaker Interface
28:23 Voice Assistants
35:05 House Alarm Modes
40:50 Room Presence
43:47 Garbage Bins
48:34 Away mode heatingcooling
51:14 Tracking data with Grafana
54:15 Energy Monitoring
56:22 End Goals for Home Automation
01:00:09 Smart Irrigation
01:01:10 Internet Down Alert
01:01:56 Phil Zigbee Issues
01:04:24 Simons End Goals

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Phil Hawthorne

Phil is a Melbourne based web developer who lives and breathes technology. When he's not at his day job, he’s in his home office attempting to simplify his life through complicated tech.

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Rohan Karamandi

Rohan from Toronto, Canada works in the Technology sector as an architect designing network and datacenter solutions for his customers. His passion for technology stems from there and extends to IoT and home automation

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