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NodeRed HomeKit Characteristics reference

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NodeRed's HomeKit package has a distinct lack of documentation and/or examples which I found to be a bit of a roadblock. This post aims to remedy the situation. What follows is a list of Services and Characteristics that can (and how to) be implemented. Characteristics AirQuality Active BatteryLevel Brightness CarbonDioxideDetected...

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Wifi enabled lamp

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Using Sonoff, a wifi enabled AC mains relay switch, I upgraded my bedside lamp to be controllable by my home automation system - A Raspberry Pi running Node-RED with HomeKit nodes communitcating to the Sonoff via MQTT. And with a capacitive touch sensor. Arduino IDE You'll need to install additional...

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Arduino universal remote

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For my first home automation project I built an Arduino universal remote for my home theatre room. It's an IR transmitter (blaster) built into my ceiling for controlling the projector, amp/receiver, bluray player and anything else in the future that can receive IR signals. Built using: Arduino Compatible Infrared Transmitter...

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