The Raspberry Pi and Arduino have provided us with two great technologies to create home automation projects. As the technology continues to grow, the tasks we will be able to achieve at home using homebrew devices will grow ever larger.
Lets take a look of some of the other tools that will become increasingly available to home enthusiasts.
Rapid prototyping, commonly known as 3D printing, is a method of taking a 3D image and then printing it out in a substance such as plastic or metal.
The advent of cheaper 3D printing is providing home automation enthusiasts with a new tool in their arsenal. 3D printing's ability to create custom cases and brackets for devices and to then print these out in plastic provides ...