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Controlling Tesla with voice using Alexa and Homeseer

Although it has been about two years since my last post on home automation I haven’t been doing nothing, it’s basically laziness and a lack of documentation I’m blaming it on! Since then I have moved from Vera to HomeAssistant and then finally to HomeSeer which is the system that I am currently using. There are plenty of reasons of me taking this journey and I will probably get back to that in a later post, but for now this is to be a guide on how to enable voice control of a Tesla using Alexa and Homeseer. Enjoy!

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How to fit a node zero into a small city apartment

The node zero is something every computer geek needs to have in their apartment/house. A node zero is the place where all your cables come together and form the heart of the house when it comes to gadgets and home automation. I live in a small apartment in the city and there is not extra room, garage or basement where I could place my node zero.. So when we decided it was time to renovate our apartment it was also time to figure out what to do with my chaotic cabling and tons of connected appliances.

 

 

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My daughter controlling the music on the stereo with NFC-tags

It worked! Beta tested the setup I made with my daugher Ada and she loved it! I programmed the various NFC-tags with different types of music and let her chose which songs she wanted to listen to. She can control it by touching the NFC-tags to my phone and starting a song. This was also an excuse to play with my new Hero 3 action cam..