Home automation and Wellington public transport

Apr 14, 2017

The Metlink RTI signs are great. You can know at a glance when the next bus is.

It's useful to me, to also know this when i'm at home. To know if I should be running out the door to the bus, or instead finish my coffee and walk slowly.

So I made a component for Home Assistant. I used homeassitant for most of the automation around my home. Once the data is in there, it can be exposed on Rest API, sent to MQTT, and used in automation.

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https://github.com/Br3nda/metlink-wellington-homeassistant

It's only day one of the four day easter weekend. Maybe i'll get it on a LED sign in the hallway by Monday. Maybe I'll sit in the garden and drink beer instead. Who knows?

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CC-BY-NC photo by Ellen Fitzsimons
https://www.flickr.com/photos/cle0patra/6145810354

Brenda Wallace

Brenda does many things. Lately it's mostly typing softwares, and soldering gadgets.

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