There are numerous smart thermostats available on the market. Nowadays you get one for ‘free’ when you buy a new HVAC system.
But, that isn’t fun, is it? We love to Do It Ourselves!
During this talk I will explain how I used a small rather inexpensive piece of hardware and cloud services to make my HVAC an IoT system which I can control with my voice!
While I explain how to make a voice controlled connected HVAC system, I’ll illustrate what technological choices have been made, which cloud services fitted best and what kind of challenges arise for IoT ecosystems that are be used by customers: You don’t want your HVAC not to start heating when it’s freezing outside!