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Smart Home Integration Videos

I'm sharing how I streamlined our smart home setup using Apple HomeKit and LG ThinQ. From seamless device integration to effortless voice control, I'll walk you through the steps I took to create a more intuitive and user-friendly home automation system. This guide will help you maximize convenience and efficiency.  🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 Intro
00:30 Opening
00:53 Why I Chose LG ThinQ Appliances
01:47 LG ThinQ Purchase Decision
02:21 What You Will Need ?
02:58 LG ThinQ App Check
03:49 Homebridge Plugin Overview
04:56 THomebridge Plugin Configuration
06:48 Apple HomeKit Demo
09:28 Closing  ➑️ Homebridge Plugin Information - https://github.com/nVuln/homebridge-lg-thinq#readme
➑️ Create Secondary LG ThinQ Account - https://github.com/nVuln/homebridge-lg-thinq/wiki/Plugin-Authorization-Setting  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org  πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS -  https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
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I'm sharing how I streamlined our smart home setup using Apple HomeKit and LG ThinQ. From seamless device integration to effortless voice control, I'll walk you through the steps I took to create a more intuitive and user-friendly home automation system. This guide will help you maximize convenience and efficiency.

🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 Intro
00:30 Opening
00:53 Why I Chose LG ThinQ Appliances
01:47 LG ThinQ Purchase Decision
02:21 What You Will Need ?
02:58 LG ThinQ App Check
03:49 Homebridge Plugin Overview
04:56 THomebridge Plugin Configuration
06:48 Apple HomeKit Demo
09:28 Closing

➑️ Homebridge Plugin Information - https://github.com/nVuln/homebridge-lg-thinq#readme
➑️ Create Secondary LG ThinQ Account - https://github.com/nVuln/homebridge-lg-thinq/wiki/Plugin-Authorization-Setting

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πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS - https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY

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#smarthome #applehomekit #lgthinq #homebridge #smarthomeintegration

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LG ThinQ: A Simplified Smart Home Experience with Apple HomeKit

Eddie dSuZa 2.8K views May 26, 2024 3:00 pm

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Unlock the full potential of your Tuya devices with this easy tutorial and easy to follow simple steps on extracting local keys using a Homebridge plugin. With these keys, you can seamlessly integrate your Tuya devices into your Smart home setup. Say Goodbye to complicated setups and Say hello to effortless control!  🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 Intro
00:33 Opening
01:13 Tuya Device Protocols
01:14 Tuya Smart Home Setup
01:49 Tuya Homebridge Plugin
02:28 The fun stuff on Extracting the Tuya Local Key
03:22 What You Will Need ?
03:55 The need to reserve the IP Address
05:36 Quick Tuya Cloud Platform Overview
06:34 Tuya Cloud Plugin Configuration
07:11 Extract Tuya Local Key - Synology NAS
08:05 Extract Tuya Local Key - Raspberry Pi
10:16 Tuya Local Plugin Overview
11:15 Device Configuration
12:17 HomeKit Demo
13:35 Closing  ➑️ Homebridge Tuya Plugin Information - https://github.com/iRayanKhan/homebridge-tuya#readme
➑️ Tuya Cloud Plugin - https://youtu.be/KY7_hogVvVM  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org  πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS -  https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
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LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  #tuya #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration 13:52

Unlock the full potential of your Tuya devices with this easy tutorial and easy to follow simple steps on extracting local keys using a Homebridge plugin. With these keys, you can seamlessly integrate your Tuya devices into your Smart home setup. Say Goodbye to complicated setups and Say hello to effortless control!

🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 Intro
00:33 Opening
01:13 Tuya Device Protocols
01:14 Tuya Smart Home Setup
01:49 Tuya Homebridge Plugin
02:28 The fun stuff on Extracting the Tuya Local Key
03:22 What You Will Need ?
03:55 The need to reserve the IP Address
05:36 Quick Tuya Cloud Platform Overview
06:34 Tuya Cloud Plugin Configuration
07:11 Extract Tuya Local Key - Synology NAS
08:05 Extract Tuya Local Key - Raspberry Pi
10:16 Tuya Local Plugin Overview
11:15 Device Configuration
12:17 HomeKit Demo
13:35 Closing

➑️ Homebridge Tuya Plugin Information - https://github.com/iRayanKhan/homebridge-tuya#readme
➑️ Tuya Cloud Plugin - https://youtu.be/KY7_hogVvVM

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πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS - https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY

Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza

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#tuya #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration

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How To: Extracting Tuya Device Local Keys Made SUPER Simple

Eddie dSuZa 1.5K views May 19, 2024 6:35 pm

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Tuya brings a world of smart devices, from lights to plugs to cameras, all seamlessly integrated into one platform. And with HomeKit's intuitive interface and powerful automation features, managing your smart home has never been easier. Join me as we explore how Tuya and HomeKit work together to create the ultimate smart home experience.  🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Consultant πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org
🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
================
00:00 Intro
00:30 Opening
00:47 Why I am using Tuya Devices ?
01:14 Tuya Smart Home Setup
02:25 Tuya Topics We Will Cover
03:02 How Tuya Integration Works
05:22 Tuya Cloud Platform Configuration
10:33 Homebridge Tuya Plugin Overview
11:43 Homebridge Tuya Plugin Install
15:09 Tuya Advanced Config - Hide Device
16:49 Tuya Advanced Config - Category
18:28 Tuya Advanced Config - Adaptive Lighting
20:47 Closing  ➑️ Homebridge Tuya Plugin Information - https://github.com/0x5e/homebridge-tuya-platform
➑️ Tuya Datacenter Information - https://developer.tuya.com/en/docs/iot/standarddescription?id=K9i5ql6waswzq
➑️ Tuya Advanced Options - https://github.com/0x5e/homebridge-tuya-platform/blob/db6794e322119693b8972c9128c621a5672d30be/ADVANCED_OPTIONS.md  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS -  https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
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LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/  #tuya #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration 21:04

Tuya brings a world of smart devices, from lights to plugs to cameras, all seamlessly integrated into one platform. And with HomeKit's intuitive interface and powerful automation features, managing your smart home has never been easier. Join me as we explore how Tuya and HomeKit work together to create the ultimate smart home experience.

🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Consultant πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org
🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
================
00:00 Intro
00:30 Opening
00:47 Why I am using Tuya Devices ?
01:14 Tuya Smart Home Setup
02:25 Tuya Topics We Will Cover
03:02 How Tuya Integration Works
05:22 Tuya Cloud Platform Configuration
10:33 Homebridge Tuya Plugin Overview
11:43 Homebridge Tuya Plugin Install
15:09 Tuya Advanced Config - Hide Device
16:49 Tuya Advanced Config - Category
18:28 Tuya Advanced Config - Adaptive Lighting
20:47 Closing

➑️ Homebridge Tuya Plugin Information - https://github.com/0x5e/homebridge-tuya-platform
➑️ Tuya Datacenter Information - https://developer.tuya.com/en/docs/iot/standarddescription?id=K9i5ql6waswzq
➑️ Tuya Advanced Options - https://github.com/0x5e/homebridge-tuya-platform/blob/db6794e322119693b8972c9128c621a5672d30be/ADVANCED_OPTIONS.md

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πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS - https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY

Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza

FOLLOW ME ON -
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LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/

#tuya #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration

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Tuya & Apple HomeKit - The Perfect Pair for My Smart Home !

Eddie dSuZa 3.8K views May 12, 2024 3:00 pm

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Homebridge DREADED notification saying that your homebridge is not compatible with Node js and it needs an update. THEN In this video I’ll show you on how to do that in less than 2 minutes without pulling your hair out.  🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 Intro
00:14 Opening
02:08 Software numbering system
03:08 Update Node PC
04:42 Update Node macOS
05:52 Update Node Raspberry Pi / Docker
08:07 Update Node Synology
09:29 Closing  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org  πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS -  https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/buildasmarthome.org
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/  #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration 9:44

Homebridge DREADED notification saying that your homebridge is not compatible with Node js and it needs an update. THEN In this video I’ll show you on how to do that in less than 2 minutes without pulling your hair out.

🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 Intro
00:14 Opening
02:08 Software numbering system
03:08 Update Node PC
04:42 Update Node macOS
05:52 Update Node Raspberry Pi / Docker
08:07 Update Node Synology
09:29 Closing

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πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS - https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY

Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza

FOLLOW ME ON -
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LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/

#HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration

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Homebridge 101 - How To Update Node.js

Eddie dSuZa 1.7K views April 28, 2024 11:26 pm

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Homebridge hasn’t stopped development or even stopped updating the overall system  plus the top plugins have been updated at regular intervals - that’s why in this video as of version 1.8.0 - these are the 3 game-changing features that make Homebridge a must-have for any smart home enthusiast in 2024.  🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 Intro
00:12 Opening
01:45 Homebridge FEATURE ONE
03:22 Homebridge FEATURE TWO
05:08 Homebridge FEATURE THREE
06:54 Closing  ➑️ TOP 5 Reasons β€œWhy Matter will not Kill Homebridge?” https://youtu.be/n_-A_YShUGY  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org  πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS -  https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/buildasmarthome.org
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/  #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration 7:18

Homebridge hasn’t stopped development or even stopped updating the overall system plus the top plugins have been updated at regular intervals - that’s why in this video as of version 1.8.0 - these are the 3 game-changing features that make Homebridge a must-have for any smart home enthusiast in 2024.

🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
================
00:00 Intro
00:12 Opening
01:45 Homebridge FEATURE ONE
03:22 Homebridge FEATURE TWO
05:08 Homebridge FEATURE THREE
06:54 Closing

➑️ TOP 5 Reasons β€œWhy Matter will not Kill Homebridge?” https://youtu.be/n_-A_YShUGY

πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
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🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org

πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Raspberry 5 - Build the ultimate Smart Home Hub - https://youtu.be/L_94IUH_N20
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS - https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY

Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza

FOLLOW ME ON -
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LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/

#HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration

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Homebridge in 2024 - 3 Must-try New Features !

Eddie dSuZa 4.3K views April 21, 2024 5:57 pm

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So finally I got my hands on a Raspberry Pi 5 and If you're an Apple HomeKit enthusiast like me, you're going to love this. Cause We're going to build a powerful smart home hub & take your HomeKit experience to the next level with the 7 wonders of building a DIY Smart Home. Last but the least, Towards the end of the video I also have a surprise App Install that will push your Smart Home Journey to the NEXT LEVEL !  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 - Intro
00:16 - Opening
00:31 - Raspberry Pi Changes
01:11 - DIY Smart Home Hub Changes
01:46 - DIY Smart Home Hub Benefits
02:29  - What you’ll need
03:57 - How to Flash Pi OS Lite
05:42 - Locate Pi On Network
06:54 - Use Terminal to Access Pi
07:36 - Execute Magic Script
10:54 - Portainer Configuration
11:45 - Test MQTT Service
12:15 - Zigbee2MQTT Configuration
14:40 - Scrypted Configuration
15:39 - Homebridge Configuration
17:30 - Heimdall Configuration
21:48 - Closing  πŸ—’οΈ Script
Smart Home Hub - https://pastebin.com/LYxEEJMJ
Home Assistant = https://pastebin.com/FJj2AKxY  πŸ”– Links
Homebridge - https://homebridge.io/
Zigbee2MQTT - https://www.zigbee2mqtt.io/
Zigbee Device Repository - https://zigbee.blakadder.com/
Raspberry Pi Imager - https://www.raspberrypi.com/software/
Scrypted Github - https://github.com/koush/scrypted
Scrypted Plugins - https://www.npmjs.com/~koush
Home Assistant - https://www.home-assistant.io  8 Awesome DIY Apps for your Smart Home - https://youtu.be/MfdVruBVVsQ
Homebridge Tutorials - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLp4dzLbaS43C_34XEYkSSeqxBDcrxylO
Scrytped Tutorials - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLp4dzLbaS41C-v4BbVq6ys1x1pKiVQky  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org
🌟 Business Inquiries Only πŸ“§   β–Ί info@buildasmarthome.org  πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS -  https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
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So finally I got my hands on a Raspberry Pi 5 and If you're an Apple HomeKit enthusiast like me, you're going to love this. Cause We're going to build a powerful smart home hub & take your HomeKit experience to the next level with the 7 wonders of building a DIY Smart Home. Last but the least, Towards the end of the video I also have a surprise App Install that will push your Smart Home Journey to the NEXT LEVEL !

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 - Intro
00:16 - Opening
00:31 - Raspberry Pi Changes
01:11 - DIY Smart Home Hub Changes
01:46 - DIY Smart Home Hub Benefits
02:29 - What you’ll need
03:57 - How to Flash Pi OS Lite
05:42 - Locate Pi On Network
06:54 - Use Terminal to Access Pi
07:36 - Execute Magic Script
10:54 - Portainer Configuration
11:45 - Test MQTT Service
12:15 - Zigbee2MQTT Configuration
14:40 - Scrypted Configuration
15:39 - Homebridge Configuration
17:30 - Heimdall Configuration
21:48 - Closing

πŸ—’οΈ Script
Smart Home Hub - https://pastebin.com/LYxEEJMJ
Home Assistant = https://pastebin.com/FJj2AKxY

πŸ”– Links
Homebridge - https://homebridge.io/
Zigbee2MQTT - https://www.zigbee2mqtt.io/
Zigbee Device Repository - https://zigbee.blakadder.com/
Raspberry Pi Imager - https://www.raspberrypi.com/software/
Scrypted Github - https://github.com/koush/scrypted
Scrypted Plugins - https://www.npmjs.com/~koush
Home Assistant - https://www.home-assistant.io

8 Awesome DIY Apps for your Smart Home - https://youtu.be/MfdVruBVVsQ
Homebridge Tutorials - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLp4dzLbaS43C_34XEYkSSeqxBDcrxylO
Scrytped Tutorials - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLp4dzLbaS41C-v4BbVq6ys1x1pKiVQky

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πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS - https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY

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Raspberry Pi 5 - Finally Built A POWERFUL Smart Home Hub for HomeKit

Eddie dSuZa 9.6K views April 14, 2024 7:00 pm

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And finally, After months of planning and construction, My Smart Home Journey commences with Apple HomeKit & Homebridge that not only met my family's needs but also incorporated Sustainability & Smart home technology from the ground up.  🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
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00:00 Intro
00:22 Opening
00:39 Why I Have been MIA
01:36 Why you need to Homebridge
02:16 What is Homebridge
03:36 Homebridge Advantages for my Smart Home
04:02 Getting started with Homebridge
04:37 Smart Device Integration with Apple HomeKit
08:20 Smart Home Journey Plans
08:39 Apple HomeKit Devices
09:02 Closing  ➑️ Homebridge Official Page - https://homebridge.io/  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org  πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS -  https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
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LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/  #applehome #applehomekit #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration #smarthome 9:41

And finally, After months of planning and construction, My Smart Home Journey commences with Apple HomeKit & Homebridge that not only met my family's needs but also incorporated Sustainability & Smart home technology from the ground up.

🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
================
00:00 Intro
00:22 Opening
00:39 Why I Have been MIA
01:36 Why you need to Homebridge
02:16 What is Homebridge
03:36 Homebridge Advantages for my Smart Home
04:02 Getting started with Homebridge
04:37 Smart Device Integration with Apple HomeKit
08:20 Smart Home Journey Plans
08:39 Apple HomeKit Devices
09:02 Closing

➑️ Homebridge Official Page - https://homebridge.io/

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πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS - https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY

Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza

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#applehome #applehomekit #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration #smarthome

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Apple HomeKit & Homebridge - Finally starting My Smart Home Journey

Eddie dSuZa 8.5K views February 25, 2024 3:00 pm

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Imagine commanding your Deebot T20 vacuum with Siri or having it seamlessly work in your HomeKit scenes and automations. The possibilities are endless. So, if you're ready to take your Deebot T20 Omni to the next level and unlock its full potential within your Apple HomeKit ecosystem, hit that play button, and let's get started on this exciting journey of smart home integration! πŸ‘πŸ”ŒπŸ€–  🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
================
00:00 Intro
00:29 Opening
00:47 Deebot T20 Omni Features
02:13 Deebot T20 3 Things to Remember
03:08 Homebridge Plugin Features
03:40 What You Will Need ?
04:10 Plugin Overview
05:35 Deebot T20 Basic Config
07:02 Deebot T20 HomeKit Demo
07:58 Deebot T20 Advanced Config
12:44 Deebot Eve App Automation
14:06 Deebot T20 HomeKit Demo 2
15:09 Closing  ➑️ Homebridge Deebot Plugin Information - https://github.com/bwp91/homebridge-deebot
➑️ Homebridge Roomba Plugin Integration - https://youtu.be/k9kM3izxFEs  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org  πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS -  https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
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LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/  #DeebotT20Omni #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration 15:34

Imagine commanding your Deebot T20 vacuum with Siri or having it seamlessly work in your HomeKit scenes and automations. The possibilities are endless. So, if you're ready to take your Deebot T20 Omni to the next level and unlock its full potential within your Apple HomeKit ecosystem, hit that play button, and let's get started on this exciting journey of smart home integration! πŸ‘πŸ”ŒπŸ€–

🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
================
00:00 Intro
00:29 Opening
00:47 Deebot T20 Omni Features
02:13 Deebot T20 3 Things to Remember
03:08 Homebridge Plugin Features
03:40 What You Will Need ?
04:10 Plugin Overview
05:35 Deebot T20 Basic Config
07:02 Deebot T20 HomeKit Demo
07:58 Deebot T20 Advanced Config
12:44 Deebot Eve App Automation
14:06 Deebot T20 HomeKit Demo 2
15:09 Closing

➑️ Homebridge Deebot Plugin Information - https://github.com/bwp91/homebridge-deebot
➑️ Homebridge Roomba Plugin Integration - https://youtu.be/k9kM3izxFEs

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πŸ–₯️ Homebridge Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 6 - https://youtu.be/CTe-gSrzLFE
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/ai51lXT2zIA
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in macOS - https://youtu.be/Nqh2vSeTzC0
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in Windows 10 - https://youtu.be/5mxhAgryuVo
βœ”οΈ Install Homebridge in a Pi 4 - https://youtu.be/D0YfkdGAIhY

Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza

FOLLOW ME ON -
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#DeebotT20Omni #HomeKit #Homebridge #SmartHomeIntegration

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Deebot T20 Omni + Apple Home: My New Cleaning Dream Team !

Eddie dSuZa 4.5K views September 3, 2023 7:00 pm

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In this tutorial video - I am going to show you on how to integrate your TpLink Tapo C200 camera with Scrypted. And By the end of this video, you'll be able to control and monitor your camera FLAWLESSLY with HomeKit Secure Video as well as get 2 way audio.  🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org  ⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
================
00:00 Intro
00:16 Opening
00:33 Homebridge Tplink Plugin
00:51 Scrypted New WebSite
01:27 Scrypted Overview
02:07 Scrypted Tplink Tapo Plugin
02:36 What You Will Need ?
03:04 Tplink Tapo C200 RTSP
04:03 Tplink Tapo C200 Auto Motion Detection
04:50 Scrypted Tapo Plugin Config
07:39 Tplink Tapo Apple Home Setup
08:43 Tplink Tapo HomeKit Secure Video
09:25 Closing  ➑️ Scrypted Documentation - https://docs.scrypted.app
➑️ homebridge Integration - https://youtu.be/xHlou_4k7RI
➑️ Pan Tilt Script -  https://gist.github.com/koush/683c0866a9750eafe1d1278841f8dcc6  πŸ›‘ Subscribe for NEW HOMEKIT DIY VIDEOS EVERY WEEK! πŸ›‘
https://www.youtube.com/c/EddiedSuZa?sub_confirmantion=1  🌟 My Smart Home Services 🌐 https://www.buildasmarthome.org  πŸ–₯️ Scrypted Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted With Homebridge - https://youtu.be/WAUgmiIB0Hk
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted Addon With Home Assistant - https://youtu.be/KTc9KiDqrFg
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/vFNTVjm1QHs
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted in macOS -  https://youtu.be/r_5c3xEQCRk
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted in a Pi - https://youtu.be/DE30dt-t-bs  Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza  FOLLOW ME ON -
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LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddiedsouza/  #tplink #homekitsecurevideo #scrypted 9:43

In this tutorial video - I am going to show you on how to integrate your TpLink Tapo C200 camera with Scrypted. And By the end of this video, you'll be able to control and monitor your camera FLAWLESSLY with HomeKit Secure Video as well as get 2 way audio.

🌟 Looking for a Smart Home Advisor πŸ“§ info@buildasmarthome.org

⏱️ TIMESTAMPS ⏱️:
================
00:00 Intro
00:16 Opening
00:33 Homebridge Tplink Plugin
00:51 Scrypted New WebSite
01:27 Scrypted Overview
02:07 Scrypted Tplink Tapo Plugin
02:36 What You Will Need ?
03:04 Tplink Tapo C200 RTSP
04:03 Tplink Tapo C200 Auto Motion Detection
04:50 Scrypted Tapo Plugin Config
07:39 Tplink Tapo Apple Home Setup
08:43 Tplink Tapo HomeKit Secure Video
09:25 Closing

➑️ Scrypted Documentation - https://docs.scrypted.app
➑️ homebridge Integration - https://youtu.be/xHlou_4k7RI
➑️ Pan Tilt Script - https://gist.github.com/koush/683c0866a9750eafe1d1278841f8dcc6

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πŸ–₯️ Scrypted Installation Links πŸ–₯️
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted With Homebridge - https://youtu.be/WAUgmiIB0Hk
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted Addon With Home Assistant - https://youtu.be/KTc9KiDqrFg
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted in a Synology NAS DSM 7 - https://youtu.be/vFNTVjm1QHs
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted in macOS - https://youtu.be/r_5c3xEQCRk
βœ”οΈ Install Scrypted in a Pi - https://youtu.be/DE30dt-t-bs

Buy me a 🍺 - https://www.buymeacoffee.com/eddiedsouza

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#tplink #homekitsecurevideo #scrypted

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Tapo C200: The Smart Camera That Works With Homekit Secure Video

Eddie dSuZa 9K views August 13, 2023 3:00 pm

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Why a Smart Home Needs An Advisor ?

As a Smart Home Advisor, It's my passion to help homeowners design a Smart Home System Network and allow it to do things on its own and solve daily Smart Home issues that arise. So this section is totally dedicated to Smart Home Tutorials.

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It's not necessary to have a Smart Home Consultant near to me – thanks to technology with our Smart Home Video Tutorials – Furthermore we can connect remotely and still fulfill your Smart Home Dreams.Β 

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