Category: Home Automation

In this Project we will explain how to detect when a door or window has been opened and, how to notify a user via push notification. Such a system might notify an owner when someone enters his home. The objective of this post is to present a simple circuit to detect the opening of a […]

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In this Project we will explain how to setup the MQTT protocol on ESP8266 and show in an example how communication between ESP8266 and a MQTT broker works . The objective of this post is to explain how to connect the ESP8266 to a MQTT broker. If you are not familiar with the protocol, you […]

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AC Remote Control by ESP8266

In this Project we will explain how to remote control air conditioners (i.e. turing it on\off, set temperature or fan speed). The objective of this post is to explain basics of IR protocols of remote controls and to learn how to remote control an air conditioner using an IR Led with an ESP8266 NodeMcu. About […]

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