AllJoyn on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian) and Windows 10

After the announcement of Windows 10 including out-of-the-box support for AllJoyn, I decided to try and connect my Raspberry Pi Model B+ running Raspbian to a Windows 10 PC to see how this all pans out. If you’re not familiar with AllJoyn: AllJoyn is a system that allows devices to advertise and share their abilities……


Setting up Raspberry Pi with RaZberry

In my previous post, DIY Home Automation: The basics, I explained my motivations to build my own DIY Home Automation system and what my requirements were, leading to my purchase of a Raspberry Pi with RaZberry. In this post, I’d like to detail the setup process of the hard- and software needed to start working……


DIY Home Automation: The basics

Home automation as a theme is rapidly gaining popularity in the consumer market. Manufacturers like Nest and SmartThings are being purchased by tech giants like Google and Samsung to compete in the race for the “smart home”. Personally, I’ve been very interested in home automation for a few years now and after a lot of……