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ESP8266 Home Automation Projects

By : Catalin Batrinu, Constantin Tambrea
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ESP8266 Home Automation Projects

By: Catalin Batrinu, Constantin Tambrea

Overview of this book

The ESP8266 is a low-cost yet powerful Wi-Fi chip that is becoming more popular at an alarming rate, and people have adopted it to create interesting projects. With this book, you will learn to create and program home automation projects using the ESP8266 Wi-Fi chip. You will learn how to build a thermostat to measure and adjust the temperature accordingly and how to build a security system using the ESP8266. Furthermore, you will design a complete home automation system from sensor to your own cloud. You will touch base on data monitoring, controlling appliances, and security aspects. By the end of the book, you will understand how to completely control and monitor your home from the cloud and from a mobile application. You will be familiar with the capabilities of the ESP8266 and will have successfully designed a complete ready-to-sell home automated system.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback
Building a Home Thermostat with the ESP8266
Using ESP8266 to Build a Security System

About the Reviewer

Constantin Tambrea has been a senior software engineer at Luxoft Romania for more than 9 years, and has been involved in various projects in the telecommunications field. He holds master's and bachelor's degrees in Computer Science from University Politehnica in Bucharest. His main domains of interest are Java Enterprise applications and web development techniques, but recently he has become passionate about the Internet of Things domain, in which he is experimenting with a personal home automation project.


I would like to give thanks to Catalin Batrinu, my colleague, and friend, for introducing me to the IoT world and for encouraging me to review his work on this book.