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Author: Neil Cherry
Description: SB-225: Home Automation Demonstration, Neil Cherry, Author/AT&T Research Lab
Abstract: A discussion and demonstration of home automation technology for the DIY ethusiast. The demonstration will consist of Linux, a Plug computer, a doll house and Misterhouse (written in Perl) being used in actual and simulated usage of common home automation tasks.
Bio: Neil Cherry is the author of Wiley's "Linux Smart Homes For Dummies." He has been working with computers, computer electronics, and software since 1978; has been playing with X10 since 1982; and began automating his home in 1992 when a friend gave him an X10 computer interface. Neil started the Linux Home Automation web site http://www.linuxha.com in 1996. When he is not riding his bicycle or playing with home automation, he works for AT&T as a Systems Test Engineer. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering Technologies (AAS) and Computer Science (BS)
Download: the 2011 Home automation Presentation (Open Office ODP)
Download: the 2011 Home automation Presentation (Adobe PDF)