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In this video, they talk about Samsung Smartthings, which is Z-Wave based but Samsung's brand of products.



This guy created some rules that demonstrate some of what you can do, but he didn't do anything very complex because he was limited by his hub (Smartthings).

openHAB is a million times more powerful with a full scripting language.

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This video shows a few extra things including sprinklers, blinds control, AV scripting, etc



For those of you that have Harmony remotes, the idea is similar only far more powerful, and using an input device like your phone, tablet, or Amazon Echo (Alexa) you can issue voice commands for complex scripts.

For example "Alexa, play movie Wall Street" and then openHAB can create a scene that:

- Dims lights
- Closes shutters/blinds
- Turns on TV, receiver
- Queue movie on Kodi
- etc etc

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This is a playlist from Z-Wave for CES 2015 with over a dozen vendors showing off their new products.

The playlist gives a good example of what kinds of products are available for integration into your home automation system.



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Are Google's Weave and Brillo and Apple's Homekit rival standards to Z-wave, or something else?

Also, you might want to include a trap-door in the floor that opens on command and lets whoever is standing on it drop below into a pool of sharks

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Are Google's Weave and Brillo and Apple's Homekit rival standards to Z-wave, or something else?

Also, you might want to include a trap-door in the floor that opens on command and lets whoever is standing on it drop below into a pool of sharks

I don't know much about them. I'm not an Apple guy and would rather go with open protocols like z-wave.

It seems Brillo is a hub of sorts like openHAB. Could be interesting but I've seen nothing on it, whereas I've seen openHAB mentioned many times.

I'll dig around.

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I don't know much about them. I'm not an Apple guy and would rather go with open protocols like z-wave.

I agree. The Apple standard will most likely ultimately end up being a closed system for non-tech types aka IoT for Dummies. Google's standard will probably be more open, but ultimately designed to focus on their Nest product line. Sounds like the way you are going will be most powerful for someone with tech skillz...

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Here's more on Google/Nest Weave:

http://readwrite.com/2015/10/01/nest-weave

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I'll dig around.

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To create a shark pit with trap door?

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To create a shark pit with trap door?

@Big Mike is just being humble. This is more along the lines of his real plans:


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Windows 10 Pro includes Hyper-V, so today I created a quick Debian virtual machine and will use this as my openHAB server. I could use something like Raspberry Pi or one of the NUC's I have laying around, but this was easiest. This workstation is on 24/7 and has BBU.

I'll post my progress as I have some time.

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