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Sometimes I feel, kids do this just to irritate us. Or may be, we always have a prioritized  list of problems in our subconscious mind. When we solve the top one, the next one pops up and gets highlighted. It is indeed never ending. Few extra hours of running TV...
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A home automation project that maps switching on/off of appliances with your entry/exit of a geofence (virtual perimeter for a real-world geographic area). Step into a cool room without having to wait for the air conditioning to start functioning? Watch the garage door open as you drive in....
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This is my first post on home automation. As a 'Hello World' project, switching on/off a bulb is a common use case. This post is not an exception. But to spice it up, we'll use MQTT (MQ Telemetry Transport) - a machine-to-machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IOT) connectivity protocol...
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ESP8266 can act as both Station / WIFI client (STA_IF interface) and Access Point (AP_IF interface). AP_IF interface is active by default in MycroPython firmware on ESP826 . In the earlier post, we connected to the access point (AP mode) of ESP8266 and used WebREPL to remotely control switch...