Smart home should not only make your experience at home more efficient and more useful.Why not making your time at home more relaxing, more enjoyable?
We aim to do just that with our ‘Smooth Ambience system’!
When you need to have a more relaxing time, simply ask your home to create the perfect ambience for you! Let relaxing lights and smooth music soothe you from a tiring day of work.
Use voice command to trigger your system
The system will automatically turn your room’s lights off
Integrate nice visual effects with LEDs and Philips Hue
Connect old speakers to play automatically your favorite relaxing music
Step 1: NECESSARY COMPONENTS
Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 // ~$10~$35
16 GB SD card // ~$8
Breadboard with jumper wires // ~$2
LEDs // <$2
Old speakers with AUX cable // ~$0
USB stick // ~$0
Philips Hue bulb // ~$10-$20
RF socket + RF transceiver // ~$8
Total should be below $50
Step 2: SET UP PROTA OS FOR RASPBERRY PI
Prota OS can be downloaded for free on https://prota.info/prota/pi/. It’s only 3.8GB and easy to burn on a SD card (make sure to use a 16GB card).
Follow the instructions of Raspberry Pi foundation to write the OS image on your SD card. Extract the .img file from the zip folderPlug in your SD cardDownload and open Etcher, select the image and the drive and start the process. That’s it!
Once Prota OS is burned on the SD card, you can follow this simple installation guide to set up your Prota hub (less than 1 minute!). You only need to define its name and password, your time zone and your email address and the rest is completely automatic!
That’s it! In less than 15 minutes and with no hassle, you transformed your Raspberry Pi into a Smart Home automation hub!