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Month: July 2015

How-to: Add WiFi to your coffee machine, part 1

I added WiFi to my coffee machine, and I control it with my home automation server Domoticz, this part is about the concept and my plan.

A couple of days ago, I setup a Domoticz home automation server at my place, this will allow me to control lots of elements in my apartment and make my life easier. With this system, it is easy to add simple devices such as plugs or lights, but I was looking for something more challenging to automate.

How about my coffee machine?

How-to: Add WiFi to your coffee machine, part 3

I added WiFi to my coffee machine, and I control it with my home automation server Domoticz, this part is about the integration with Domoticz.

If you haven’t already, check out part1 and part2, they explain what’s going on 🙂 In this post, we’ll see how to prepare the esp8266, how to create the different devices in Domoticz, and finally how to create a custom component in Dashticz, an alternative interface for Domoticz.