FHEM Alternatives

    FHEM is described as '(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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to FHEM for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Home-Assistant.io, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FHEM are openHAB (Free, Open Source), ioBroker (Free, Open Source), Domoticz (Free, Open Source) and Home (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 7, 2019

    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.
      Home-Assistant.io vs FHEM opinions
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      - Easy to install - Easy to use
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

    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.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      • Windows Phone
      • Self-Hosted
      HomeGenie, Home Automaton Server in the Internet Of Things era.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Raspberry Pi
      Homegear currentely supports the following systems: KNX, EnOcean, Beckhoff BK90x0, HomeMatic BidCoS, HomeMatic Wired, Insteon, Philips Hue, Sonos, MAX!, Intertechno, Kodi, IP cams, more to come...
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    5. Gladys is an open-source program which runs on your Raspberry Pi or Docker. She integrates into your life, seamlessly communicating across your entire home network and your devices while checking your calendar. Based on NodeJS.
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    6. Service for managing smart home devices.
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