April 2018 Meeting - Home Automation

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Blockchain, cloud and mobile Innovator, Claudio Sanchez, is our speaker this month.

Claudio has been directly responsible for delivering over 10 Mobile-focused technological solutions with a value over $5 Million in the last 4 years, demonstrating a deep understanding of software architecture, technology selection, software quality, stakeholder management, work breakdown structures and software estimation.

Experience
2014-Present, Megsoft Consulting, Inc.
[masked], Microsoft Corp.

Specialties: Cross Platform Mobile Development with Xamarin (iOS, Android and Windows Phone), C#, ASP.NET, Silverlight,WPF, Web API, Federated Security, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Design Patterns, SQL Server and a whole lot more.

Here's an Outline of the presentation...

In this talk, we will explore a comprehensive list of projects that transformed a regular house into a smart home.

We will talk about the pros and cons of each, the devices used in each project, and how they all play a role in making the house smart.

Some of the specific features of the smart home are:

- Energy Efficiency and Monitoring.
- Smart Temperature controls.
- DYI Video Monitoring System.
- Multi Room music streaming.
- AI Assistant throughout the house.
- Electric car setup.
- Smart garage.
- Keyless entry to the house (Smart door locks).
- Make it all bright with Smart Lighting.
- The brain(s) of the house (yes, there is more than 1).

Some of the technologies and devices used:
Sense Energy Monitor, Nest Smart Thermostat, UniFi Video, Sonos, Amazon Echo, Tesla Skills, Chamberlain MyQ, Schlage Smart Lock, Philip Hue, Wink Smart Hub.