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Home Automation with Intel Galileo by Onur Dundar

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Extending a home automation system with lighting control

We looked at lighting sensors and devices used for home automation. Let's go back to our home automation application to extend its use cases by connecting our Z-Wave wall plug to a desk lamp and using a Z-Wave lamp holder to read illumination values from a remote Z-Wave sensor.

In the previous chapter, we just made a brief introduction to using Z-Wave devices with a Z-Wave USB controller. During the course of this chapter, we will learn more about Z-Wave commands and how to control lighting devices from our Z-Wave USB controller.

The following picture shows our new device, a Z-Wave lamp holder produced by Everspring. We have included it in the Z-Wave network, as defined in the previous chapter, ...

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