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Collecting and Handling 911 Event Data

Seattle has a pretty awesome approach to data availability and transparency through data.Seattle.gov.  The city has thousands of data sets available (from in-car police video records to land zoning to real-time emergency feeds) and Socrata, a Seattle-based company, has worked

Posted in Analytics, Dashboard, Touchscreen Dashboard

Data Visualization and Demo

As mentioned previously, my goal wasn’t to just create a home controller/dashboard but to also collect as much data as possible while doing so.  So tonight, I started playing around with a few different visualizations of the data I’ve collected

Posted in Analytics, Dashboard, Touchscreen Dashboard

Expanding the Home Dashboard

In the previous post, I outlined the Home Dashboard touchscreen for controlling lights, temperature/humidity, displaying Amazon Echo information, displaying who’s home (via bluetooth sniffing), and displaying what was being watched on DirecTv.  As this dashboard is intended to be a sudo

Posted in Home Automation, Kiosk, Touchscreen Dashboard

Home Dashboard using a Raspberry Pi

After creating a desktop home automation dashboard and, later, a live stream “digital picture frame”, I got the idea to combine the two into an always-on control panel that condenses everything I care about into a single kiosk which can sit

Posted in Home Automation, Kiosk, Touchscreen Dashboard

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