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  1. Open-source and privacy-first home automation with an emphasis on local control and backed by a worldwide community. Runs on Raspberry Pi or local server.
  2. openHAB is a Java-based open-source home automation platform that integrates and combines a vast range of different smart home systems and technologies into one single solution.


    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    Formerly known as Google Cast, Home provides a control center to setup, manage and control Chromecast, and Google Home devices. CHROMECAST FEATURES • Easily browse trending and popular content from your Chromecast-enabled apps.
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  3. Domoticz is a home automation system that lets you monitor and configure various devices like lights, switches, various sensors/meters like temperature, rain, wind, UV, electricity, gas, water and much more. Notifications/alerts can be sent to any mobile device.
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  4. ioBroker is an integration platform for the Internet of Things, focused on Smart home, Building Automation, Smart Metering, Ambient Assisted Living, Process Automation, Visualization and Data Logging. It aims to be a possible replacement or extension for software like f.e.
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    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    With the new Home app, you can securely control all your Homekit accessories from your favorite iOS device. Have your iPhone turn off the lights. See who’s at the front door from your iPad. And even control things remotely with the help of Apple TV.
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    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Linux
    • My Sensors
    • Raspbian
    • Raspberry Pi
    Jeedom is a complete home-automation software.
  5. Alternative firmware for ESP8266 with easy configuration using webUI, OTA updates, automation using timers or rules, expandability and entirely local control over MQTT, HTTP, Serial or KNX.
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  6. Homebridge is a lightweight NodeJS server you can run on your network that emulates the iOS HomeKit API. It supports Plugins,community-contributed modules, that provide a basic bridge from HomeKit to various 3rd-party APIs of "smart home" devices.
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  7. ESPHome is a system to control your ESP8266/ESP32 by simple yet powerful configuration files and control them remotely through Home Automation systems.
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    Centriq is the one app homeowners need for all of their things. It is the world's first intelligent customized platform for the home providing automatic access to user manuals, product safety recall notifications, how to videos, pro advice, & more.
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  8. FHEM (TM) is a GPL'd perl server for house automation. It is used to automate some common tasks in the household like switching lamps / shutters / heating / etc. and to log events like temperature / humidity / power consumption.
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  9. Formerly known as Project Brillo, Android Things is Google's IoT (Internet of Things) platform to build connected devices for a wide variety of consumer, retail, and industrial applications.

    Discontinued

    The Android Things console is no longer accepting new projects, and will be turned down for all existing projects on January 5, 2022

  10. Yonomi is a free app, to create automated Routines for all your smart home devices and bring your home to life. Yonomi makes it simple, to discover, connect, and automate the most popular smart home devices using a single app.
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  11. CyBear Jinni is smart home platform that let you control smart devices from different form factors with a single app by connecting a Hub in your home.
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