Home is where the smart is! Download these books to get started.
We live in a world where plants tweet, thermostats sense your presence, and lighting can sense your mood. Turning your home into a "smart home" is easier than ever. All you really need is a sensor, an actuator, and a programmable controller to run the show.
Make: Sensors shows you how to measure real-life phenomena like light, distance, smoke, sound, and movement. You'll learn how to translate sensor readings into actions with projects. Plus, Chapters 1 and 2 offer detailed overviews of Raspberry Pi and Arduino so you have the information you need to pick the right microcontroller for the job.
Make: Arduino Bots and Gadgets teaches how to build robots and electronic projects with easy-to-follow instructions. In Chapter Seven you'll learn how to make a smart home remote.
Atmospheric Monitoring with Arduino provides succinct tutorials, illustrations, and clear step-by-step instructions. Create gadgets for examining the quality of our atmosphere with Arduino and inexpensive sensors.