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Showroom and Training Fall 2015

Posted  November 17, 2015  by  José Miguel Rubio Varas

  From November 23rd, 2015 until December 19th, 2015 we decided to establish a temporary center for demonstration and training on Home Automation in  Madrid (Getafe) with the aim of covering the Christmas season. We want to get closer to our customers, face to face. We want to touch and configure the devices with them. […]

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Z-Wave Alliance may not have brand recognition, but it’s got security going for it

Posted  October 5, 2015  by  José Miguel Rubio Varas

For anyone with a home security system, chances are good that it has Z-Wave technology in there, but that doesn’t mean anyone knows that. That’s a challenge the Z-Wave Alliance is constantly trying to address, and it’s one that incoming executive director Mitchell Klein will be dealing with as well. Source: Z-Wave Alliance may not […]

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Welcome to the CNET Smart Home – CNET

Posted  October 1, 2015  by  José Miguel Rubio Varas

What better way to review smart-home tech than from a house meant for that exact purpose? Source: Welcome to the CNET Smart Home – CNET

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Z-Wave Plus home automation hub runs Linux on Raspberry Pi

Posted  September 30, 2015  by  José Miguel Rubio Varas

Z-Wave Europe and Popp & Co. have launched a “Popp Hub” home automation gateway that runs Linux on a Raspberry Pi, and supports Z-Wave and IP smart devices. Source: Z-Wave Plus home automation hub runs Linux on Raspberry Pi

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Lightberry: Ambilight for all

Posted  September 14, 2014  by  José Miguel Rubio Varas

We went to IFA 2014 in Berlin. At Philips booth they knew that in a world full of flat amazing smart TVs, what makes Philips TVs different it is “ambilight” feature, so they demostrate it on every TV in the booth, even with a special area dedicated. You can see it in this video. But […]

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“yetu” a Smart Home Platform presented at IFA 2014

Posted  September 12, 2014  by  José Miguel Rubio Varas

We heard of “yetu” because, even though it is a german company, there are spanish developers involved in the project that contacted us because they needed Z-Wave equipment. We took advantage of our visit to IFA 2014 to visit their stand and get to know more about this new platform. This solution actually dates from […]

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Zipabox Control Center
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Domotics for all

Domotics is for everyone

In the 80’s Bill Gates had a vision. These expensive computers could afford only large corporations and governments, could IBM’s hand be for everyone. Each person could have their own computer for personal use. Thus...
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Z-Wave Atlanta training

“Z-Wave Fundamentals and Basic Training” by Z-Wave Alliance in Atlanta

Last week I had the fortune to attend the official Z-Wave Alliance course organized in Atlanta (USA) for a few companies from countries all around the world specialized in home automation. The training lasted three days, from A...
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Piper White

Piper review: home automation for everybody

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good
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Fibaro FGR221 Roller shutter

Fibaro FGR221 Roller shutter controller

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Bottom Line 3,5 / 5 - Above Average
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Samsung Ultra High Definition UN85S9 UHD TV

CES 2013: Samsung Ultra High Definition UN85S9 UHD TV

Samsung is going strong on the first day of CES 2013 Las Vegas and presents Ultra High Definition UHD UN85S TV. It is a 85-inch device aroud $ 20,000 (€ 15,290). But we still didn’t sai the main feature: it offers 4 tim...
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General Vera2 remarks

General Vera2 remarks

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Bottom Line 4 / 5 - Very Good
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The Review 3 / 5 - Above Average
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Raspberry Pi and SqueezeBox

Create your Squeezebox with Raspberry Pi for 40€





Overall Review 4,5 / 5 - Very Good
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Z-Wave Plus home automation hub runs Linux on Raspberry Pi

Z-Wave Europe and Popp & Co. have launched a “Popp Hub” home automation gateway that runs Linux on a Raspberry Pi, and supports Z-Wave and IP smart devices. Source: Z-Wave Plus home automation hub runs Linux on Raspberr...
by José Miguel Rubio Varas
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Dacor smart appliance CES 2013

CES 2013: smart oven with Internet access

Dacor, a company dedicated to the development of smart and luxury appliances, has presented at CES 2013 its new kitchen oven with Android integrated. It is an automation device with Internet access capability. The name will be ...
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Roowifi - iRobot Roomba

RooWiFi: Roomba wireless control device

Today we will talk about Roowifi device, a small wireless controller for Roomba. First, let’s talk about the cleaning robot. iRobot Roomba It is a vacuum-cleaning robot that is revolutionizing households worldwide. It is ...
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