Ultimate Garage Door Monitor

One critical monitoring element for any home automation system is the garage door. There are many ways to do this including using your traditional magnetic contacts which will change state when the garage door is open or closed. This method satisfies the minimal...

How To Build An X-10 Broadcast Car Monitor

Many home automation enthusiasts like to monitor if their car is home or “on the road” with their automation systems. One way this is accomplished is by using an X-10 motion sensor mounted under the steering column. When motion is detected (from the...