Let your computer water the lawn. Make your TV turn itself down when the phone rings. Taking the do-it-yourself mentality to a whole new level, Geek House teaches the tech-savvy consumer how to hack, customize, and modify everything from sprinkler systems to barbecue temperature. This book will guide you through 10 PC-based hardware hacking projects to add a little intelligence to your house.
Written by Barry and Marcia Press, Geek House walks readers through 10 different, involved projects that connect devices from the garage to the living room. Adventurous readers will feast on such projects as installing a bar code inventory system for DVDs or CDs, converting RS232 to wireless, scheduling recording from any television in the house, and creating a remote control finder.
The companion website includes the custom software and source code needed to power all of the resulting creations.
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