Ideas for a DIY Smart Home: How to Build a Simple LoRaWAN™ Network from A to Z — Part I

Introduction As stated by the LoRa Alliance official website, LoRaWAN™ is ... ... a Low Power, Wide Area (LPWA) networking protocol designed to wirelessly connect battery operated ‘things’ to the internet in regional, national or global networks, and targets key Internet of Things (IoT) requirements such as bi-directional communication, end-to-end security, mobility and localization services. … Continue reading Ideas for a DIY Smart Home: How to Build a Simple LoRaWAN™ Network from A to Z — Part I

Class T Audio Amplifier with Integrated USB DAC and Bluetooth Receiver

Introduction This post is rather technical and describes a homemade class-T amplifier that I started to build in 2010. I consider it a never-ending project because, from time to time, I tweak it to add new features or to improve existing ones. For example, in the spring of 2017, I put my hands on it … Continue reading Class T Audio Amplifier with Integrated USB DAC and Bluetooth Receiver

Ideas for a DIY Smart Home: IP-based Video Surveillance System

Introduction This is the first of a series of posts describing some (hopefully) compelling ideas for DIY projects that you can carry out to make your home a little bit smarter. I have tested these solutions myself throughout the years. Indeed, from time to time, I like to "hack" my house in order to add … Continue reading Ideas for a DIY Smart Home: IP-based Video Surveillance System