Home Automation Made Easy: Do It Yourself Know How Using UPB, Insteon, X10 and Z-Wave

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9780789751249: Home Automation Made Easy: Do It Yourself Know How Using UPB, Insteon, X10 and Z-Wave

Absolutely no experience needed!

Make your home smarter, safer, and more fun—and save money, too!

 

Home automation is finally practical, useful, and easy! Now, you can control your home exactly the way you want to, without paying monthly fees. This book shows how to do it all yourself, with today’s simpler, more reliable, less expensive technologies.

 

Dennis C. Brewer first makes sure you’re comfortable with wiring basics and safety, and then guides you through installing, setting up, and using today’s best home automation software. Next, he walks you through several great DIY projects you can complete in just hours.

 

Before you know it, you’ll be controlling appliances, lighting, devices, home security, energy consumption, heating/cooling, and even your home entertainment center. Brewer covers phone interfaces, opportunities to expand, and even offerings from your phone and Internet service providers. When it comes to home automation, the future is here—and it works!

 

·          Pick the right products and services, without overspending

·          Control your home from anywhere, with Android, iPhone, iPad, or your computer

·          Go green, save energy, all year long

·          Make your home safer, more secure, and more comfortable

·          Overcome personal mobility challenges

·          Get more fun out of your TV and music system

 

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About the Author:

Dennis C. Brewer is a technology enthusiast who has been associated with electrical and electronic projects since attending Washington Middle School in Calumet, Michigan.

 

His early technology experience included testing for and receiving an FCC commercial radio broadcast engineer license that allowed him to become a solo station operator announcer/engineer for WMPL AM/FM radio in Hancock, Michigan,. and finished service as a Chief Petty Officer Interior Communications Electrician to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree.

 

Dennis attended Michigan Technological University (MTU) and served simultaneous membership in the Michigan Army National Guard as a communication Sergeant First Class and a Cadet in the Michigan Technological University Army ROTC program. Upon graduation he was commissioned and a first Lieutenant, Combat Engineer Branch US Army Reserve.

 

Mr. Brewer’s employment in government service included the State of Michigan as a computer technology specialist with assignments in the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, Department of Management and Budget, and Department of Information Technology. During his 12-year career in State of Michigan Government as a Novell (CNE) certified network engineer and information technology specialist, his experience included hands-on hardware, administration, network management and troubleshooting, consulting and planning services for state agencies, establishment of enterprise-level standards and procedures implementation, data security, and identity management. After retiring from state government, Dennis continued to pursue his interests in technology as an author and independent consultant.

 

Published books by Dennis C. Brewer include:

 

Build Your Own Free-to-Air (FTA) Satellite TV System, by Dennis C. Brewer (McGraw-Hill: Nov 8, 2011)

Wiring Your Digital Home For Dummies, by Dennis C. Brewer and Paul A. Brewer (For Dummies/Wiley: Oct 9, 2006)

Security Controls for Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 IT Compliance: Authorization, Authentication, and Access, by Dennis C. Brewer (Wiley: Oct 21, 2005)

Picture Yourself Networking Your Home or Small Office, by Dennis C. Brewer (Course Technology PTR: Dec 2, 2008)

Green My Home!: 10 Steps to Lowering Energy Costs and Reducing Your Carbon Footprint, by Dennis C. Brewer (Kaplan Publishing: Oct 7, 2008)

 

His magazine writing credits include topics on disaster recovery, defining adequate security controls, free satellite TV, and Sarbane s-Oxley controls.

 

For more information about this author and his current technology and writing projects, visit http://www.DennisCBrewer.info.

 

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Descripción Pearson Education (US), United States, 2013. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Absolutely no experience needed! Make your home smarter, safer, and more fun-and save money, too! Home automation is finally practical, useful, and easy! Now, you can control your home exactly the way you want to, without paying monthly fees. This book shows how to do it all yourself, with today s simpler, more reliable, less expensive technologies. Dennis C. Brewer first makes sure you re comfortable with wiring basics and safety, and then guides you through installing, setting up, and using today s best home automation software. Next, he walks you through several great DIY projects you can complete in just hours. Before you know it, you ll be controlling appliances, lighting, devices, home security, energy consumption, heating/cooling, and even your home entertainment center. Brewer covers phone interfaces, opportunities to expand, and even offerings from your phone and Internet service providers. When it comes to home automation, the future is here-and it works!* Pick the right products and services, without overspending * Control your home from anywhere, with Android, iPhone, iPad, or your computer * Go green, save energy, all year long * Make your home safer, more secure, and more comfortable * Overcome personal mobility challenges * Get more fun out of your TV and music system. Nº de ref. de la librería AAK9780789751249

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Descripción Estado de conservación: New. Publisher/Verlag: Pearson Education | Do It Yourself Know How Using UPB, Insteon, X10 and Z-Wave | A new day is dawning in home automation. Using new technologies that are often controllable via smartphone, home automation has become far easier. and with multi-million-dollar marketing boosts from giant cable and telecom firms, it's finally going mainstream. You don't need to settle for "off-the-rack" solutions, though. You can customize the control of your own castle without paying monthly fees - and you can do more than your service providers might be ready to offer. Home Automation Made Easy : is first truly easy project guide to today's breakthrough home automation solutions. Unlike older books (which are obsolete and far from easy), this primer guides you step by step through using today's easier technologies - and if you can handle pliers, a screwdriver, and a computer, you already have all the skills you'll need. Dennis Brewer first makes sure you're comfortable with wiring basics and safety, and then guides you through installing, setting up, and using automation control software. Next, he walks you through several great DIY projects you can complete in a weekend (or less)! Before yo know it, you'll be controlling appliances, lighting, devices, home security, energy consumption, heating/cooling, and even your home entertainment center. Brewer covers phone interfaces, opportunities to expand, and even offerings from telecom and broadband providers. Home automation has never been this easy, this useful, or this much fun! | Introduction - Home Automation is For Everyone 1. Home Wiring Fundamentals You Should Know Before You Begin 2. Using a Windows Computer as Your Home Automation Platform 3. Understanding the Automation Processes the and the Control Protocols 4. Project No. 1 Installing HALbasic Software on Your PC 5. Project No. 2 Controlling appliances, lights, and devices. 6. Project No. 3 Controlling Lighting: Indoors and Outdoors 7. Project No. 4 Linking to Your Home Security System 8. Project No. 5 Upgrading to HAL2000 9. Project No. 6 Installing a Home Automation Voice Portal Modem In Your Computer 10. Project No. 7 Getting Green -- Managing Temperature and Energy Consumption: Heating and Cooling System Links 11. Project No. 8 Adding New Controllers and Interfaces: Zigbee, Z-wave, Insteon, and more. 12. Project No. 9 Automating the Home Entertainment Center's Sound and Video 13. Project No. 10 Connecting and Using the Home Automation Platform Over the Internet 14. Using Smart Phone Control - Apple and Droid 15. Evaluating Broadband and Telecom Home Automation Offerings 16. Adding Self Designed Home Automation Projects for the Future | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 528 gr | 227x171x18 mm | 400 pp. Nº de ref. de la librería K9780789751249

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