NodeMcu v3 – ESP-12E Development Board

In the past I have worked a lot with separate ESP-8266-12E modules, it was necessary to add several components to keep the whole stable running, not to mention the two buttons needed for resetting and of course flashing the modules. As all my homebridge hardware make use of the ESP8266 …

HomeBridge – MQTT Auto Start

As I’m testing my new build Homekit accesoires I need to manually start my Apple Homebridge based on MQTT every time I boot. So the question is: How can I automatically start Apple Homebridge based on MQTT after rebooting the Raspberry Pi Zero W. There are many directions out there …

HomeBridge – Wireless

Before you can install HomeBridge on a Raspberry Pi Zero W, you must first provide it with Raspbian OS. How to install your Raspberry Pi Zero W, you can read in one of my previous blogs here. Now that you have a Raspberry Pi Zero W running on Raspbian OS, well …

HomeBridge – RGB Light

Well after my last successes to make a accessory for my HomeBridge, I want to see if I can make a controllable RGB Light accessory. First, you must install HomeBridge on a Raspberry Pi, and configure it as a HomeKit bridge device.How to do that, you can read here. Then …

HomeBridge – Installation

I have been fascinated by Domotica all my life. As a small child I visited all the house of the future (The House of the Future, a project by Chriet Titulaer, was opened in the summer of 1989 in the Netherlands ), an experience that stayed with me all my …