Introducing NEMS Linux – Part 5

In the January issue of ODROID Magazine, I introduced you to some of the new features of NEMS Linux 1.5 and how to upgrade from 1.4.1 to 1.5 using the NEMS Migrator tool. NEMS Linux 1.5 has since been gaining momentum on the XU4 platform. This little single board computer from Hardkernel has proven itself as a stable platform for a Nagios Enterprise Monitoring Server.  ▶


Wireless Access Point

Hardkernel offers a few USB based WiFi modules to enable WiFi connectivity for their Single Board Computers (SBCs). Some of them can also be used to deploy these SBCs as Access Points.  ▶

Home Assistant: Scripts for Customization No API's No Chat Bots

Home Assistant: Scripts for Customization

In this article, we will delve deeper still into Home Assistant customization, creating our own scripts to collect data from remote sensors and other control devices. We will also look into various ways to communicate with the remote sensors.  ▶

Android app development

Android Development: So, You Want to Be an App Developer?

So, you want to be an app developer? Let’s see what I can do to help you with that! A casual survey of the back issues of ODROID Magazine has shown that there are plenty of in-depth, detailed articles about Android on ODROID. What the community has been missing is a series of “So, you want to get started with this” articles.  ▶


Home Assistant: A DIY Smart Light Project

Ever since I started working with Home Assistant and automating various things around the house I wanted to have a way to control the lights. I looked at smart light bulbs, like Philips Hue, but they are expensive. Also, most solutions use proprietary protocols or cloud services which may leak personal data, or might stop working in the future leaving you with expensive paperweights. The solution: Sonoff wifi switches built by Itead in conjunction with ODROIDs  ▶