Raspberry PIs have become somewhat of a standard in home automation setups. But if you have recently upgraded to the latest Raspbian image you may have been caught out with one of the latest changes (especially if you don’t use DHCP on your network). Continue reading “Static addresses and the Raspberry PI”
After nearly a year, away, I’m re-joining the Home Automation fray. Quite a few things have happened on the HA front since I last wrote; I’ve changed my controller (I’m now using OpenHAB) started using new protocols (MQTT) and ZigBee, and expanded my system to not only monitor my home, but my car as well.
So now that I’m back, let’s waste no more time and jump into my first article.
Last week Cisco launched their “Cisco Security Grand Challenge”. Ignoring that the person to solve it could (possibly) earn more than $75,000 by keeping to solution to themselves; it’s good to see industry heavyweights like Cisco acknowledge that the current offerings just aren’t complete.
Continue reading “Cisco’s IOT challenge”