In this tutorial I'm going to explain how to use an arduino as IR receiver, how to connect it to a computer and how to activate functions with the IR remote.I'll also connect 3 LED's for showing the status of CAPS LOCK, NUM LOCK and SCROLL LOCK.Let's get started!
Savant, the Apple of home automation providers, launches a cheaper option
Savant, a home automation company for the high end customer, has decided to come down-market a bit with a starter-package home hub and software combo that allows people to automate their living environment for $1,599. The new product revolves around a Linux-based home server that acts as a control for lights, sound system and whatever else you have as part of your Savant system.
Arduino Robotics by John-David Warren, Josh Adams, Harald Molle $22.49 | This book will show you how to use your Arduino to control a variety of different robots, while providing step-by-step instructions on the entire robot building process.