Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Home Automation

    1. Chapter 1 Automate a Light

      1. Project Overview
      2. Light Switch
      3. Motion Detection
      4. Wrapping Up
      5. Extensions
      6. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
    2. Chapter 2 Automate Your Porch Light

      1. Project Overview
      2. Light Switch
      3. Motion Detection
      4. Logic and Timer
      5. Understanding the Script
      6. Wrapping Up
      7. Extensions
      8. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      9. Exhibit B: Script Source Code
      10. Exhibit C: Software Versions
    3. Chapter 3 Remotely Monitor a Pet

      1. Project Overview
      2. Motion Detection
      3. Image Capture
      4. Understanding the Script
      5. Image Retrieval
      6. Wrapping Up
      7. Extensions
      8. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      9. Exhibit B: Software Versions Used
    4. Chapter 4 Make Your House Talk

      1. Project Overview
      2. Weather Information
      3. Speech Interface
      4. Whole-House Audio
      5. Scheduling and Logic
      6. Wrapping Up
      7. Extensions
      8. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      9. Exhibit B: Software Versions
  2. Home Entertainment

    1. Chapter 5 Remotely Control Your Computer

      1. Project Overview
      2. The Infrared Receiver
      3. Infrared Signal Processor (Linux)
      4. Infrared Signal Processor (Windows)
      5. Wrapping Up
      6. Extensions
      7. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      8. Exhibit B: Ready-Made IR Receivers
    2. Chapter 6 Control Your Home Theater

      1. Project Overview
      2. The IR Transceiver
      3. The IR Signal Processor
      4. Wrapping Up
      5. Extensions
      6. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
    3. Chapter 7 Build a Windows-Based Home Theater PC

      1. Project Overview
      2. The Hardware Platform
      3. The Software Platform
      4. The User Interface
      5. The Services Layer
      6. Wrapping Up
      7. Extensions
      8. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      9. Exhibit B: Drivers and Software Versions
    4. Chapter 8 Build a Linux-Based Home Theater PC

      1. The Platform
      2. The Services Layer
      3. The User Interface
      4. Wrapping Up
      5. Extensions
      6. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      7. Exhibit B: Remote Configuration (.lircrc)
      8. Exhibit C: Drivers and Software Versions
    5. Chapter 9 Create Time-Shifted FM Radio

      1. Project Overview
      2. FM Receiver
      3. Audio Recorder
      4. Audio Playback
      5. Whole-House Audio
      6. Whole-House Control Distribution
      7. Scheduling and Buffering
      8. Wrapping Up
      9. Extensions
      10. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      11. Exhibit B: Software Versions
    6. Chapter 10 Access Your Entire Media Collection Over the Internet

      1. Project Overview
      2. The Media Player
      3. The Backing Store
      4. The Web Interface
      5. Wrapping Up
      6. Extensions
      7. Exhibit A: default.asp
      8. Exhibit B: display.asp
      9. Exhibit C: playlist.asp
  3. Home Security

    1. Chapter 11 Keyless Entry Welcome Home

      1. Project Overview
      2. Linking the Physical Plant to the Control Medium
      3. The Control Medium
      4. The Controlled Devices
      5. The Intelligent Dispatcher
      6. Wrapping Up
      7. Extensions
      8. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      9. Exhibit B: Script Source Code
    2. Chapter 12 Watch Your House Across the Network

      1. Project Overview
      2. Video Cameras
      3. Video Capture
      4. Video Transfer
      5. Video Playback
      6. Playback Control
      7. Wrapping Up
      8. Extensions
      9. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      10. Exhibit B: Software Versions
    3. Chapter 13 Build a Security System

      1. Project Overview
      2. Intrusion Detection
      3. Intrusion Deterrence
      4. Gathering Evidence
      5. Arming
      6. Monitoring and Alerting
      7. Wrapping Up
      8. Extensions
      9. Exhibit A: Bill of Materials
      10. Exhibit B: Software Versions
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