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Arduino Home Automation Projects

By : Marco Schwartz
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Arduino Home Automation Projects

By: Marco Schwartz

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Arduino Home Automation Projects
About the Author
About the Reviewers

About the Reviewers

Santiago Reig Chiva received his BEng degree in Electronics Engineering from Universidad de La Rioja (Spain). He is currently finishing his MEng degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de Talca (Chile), thanks to a merit-based scholarship.

He has been interested in technology ever since he was a child. He had his first contact with Arduino just before he started university; this got him involved in open source software and hardware.

In his free time, he develops open source projects with Arduino and Python, which he publishes at his personal website, He also introduces kids to technology and programming through extracurricular activities and summer camps.

Charalampos Doukas is a researcher and IoT Maker. He started playing with sensors and Arduinos in 2008 while trying to capture and transmit vital signs. He is passionate about combining different hardware systems with software and services using the Internet. He helps in spreading the knowledge about open source software and hardware by organizing sessions at workshops and conferences.

He has built many projects around home monitoring and automation. He is currently contributing hardware nodes for Node-RED and has also authored the book Building Internet of Things with the Arduino, CreateSpace.

When he is not playing with sensors and actuators, he manages European research projects at CREATE-NET in Trento, Italy.

Francis Perea is a Professional Education Professor at Consejería de Educación de la Junta de Andalucía in Spain with more than 14 years of experience.

He specializes in system administration, web development, and content management systems. In his spare time, he works as a freelancer and collaborates, among others, with ñ multimedia, a little design studio in Córdoba where he works as a system administrator and the main web developer.

He was also a technical reviewer for SketchUp 2014 for Architectural Visualization, Thomas Bleicher and Robin de Jongh, and Internet of Things with the Arduino Yún, Marco Schwartz, both by Packt Publishing.

When not sitting in front of a computer or tinkering at his workshop, he can be found running or riding his bike through the tracks and hills or, as a beekeeper, taking care of his bees in Axarquía County where he lives.