October 19 - 20, 2018 (Fri - Sat)
Cloudless Home Automation in a Cloudy World Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:00am (45m) Friday Speaker Talks, Stones River
Having a smart home is rad, but it seems like each day reveals a new Alexa vulnerability or some 3rd-party service shutting down. Take back the power of smart home ownership by running your own smart home system!
Tyler will go through the features, setup, configuration, and limitations of Home Assistant, a powerful and flexible Open Source home automation application. Learn how to control lights, secure your setup, schedule events, create automations, and even add your own custom devices!
On the surface, Tyler Crumpton is a plain ol’ software engineer, but if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that he is a CNC junkie, PCB fanatic, IoT tinkerer, Joust master, and all-around Maker. His arsenal of tools includes lasers, cloud platforms, microcontrollers, and a passion for trying out new things.