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Building a smart home with IoT and Blockchain
« on: August 10, 2017, 07:18:15 AM »
If you have ever dreamed to build a smart home using IoT, the following is an inexhaustive list of resources to help you.

First an extensive brief on how to choose the suitable engineering kit- including IoT sensors, protocols, gateways required to build a smart home.

https://www.simform.com/home-automation-using-internet-of-things/


Guide on starting out with Raspberry Pi

1. Video lesson explaining the basics of the Raspberry Pi
https://www.umes.edu/tech/IntroToRaspberryPi.mp4.zip

2. PowerPoint slides demonstrating how to set up your Raspberry Pi and use it to solve Engineering Design Challenges

3. Raspberry Pi GPIO pin numbers
https://www.umes.edu/tech/RaspberryPiPins.jpg

Challenges which might come while working with RPi
1. Controlling an LED with your Raspberry Pi GPIO pins
https://thepihut.com/blogs/raspberry-pi-tutorials/27968772-turning-on-an-led-with-your-raspberry-pis-gpio-pins

2. Design a harmless motion sensor mouse trap with a camera
http://www.instructables.com/id/RaspiTrap-V10/

3. Design a baby monitor that senses motion & sound, and plays soothing music
http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-baby-crying-detector-with-Raspberry-Pi/

4. Design and program a smart house via external sensors
http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-baby-crying-detector-with-Raspberry-Pi/

5. Multi-Room Media Center controlling video and audio
http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Multi-Room-Audio-MobileTabletPC-Contr/

6. Design an automated land rover controlled by the Raspberry Pi
https://www.hackster.io/peejster/rover-c42139

Bonus guide: For selecting the best home automation protocols for the internet of things
https://www.simform.com/iot-home-automation-protocols/



I will keep it updated with more guides and references. If you have any questions, feel free to reach me out.