Began researching alternative radio options

A project log for Low Cost Home Automation

A home automation solution that utilizes a Raspberry Pi server, 433MHz radios, and an Android app.

Daniel HankewyczDaniel Hankewycz 08/21/2014 at 15:470 Comments

(07/28) The HC05 bluetooth radios require an overly complicated protocal to connect and disconnect that results in high latency. Due to this , we have decided it would be best to start researching alternatives technologies for our project.

Here is a list of some of the features we are looking for.

The only down side to switching to standard RF radios, is that we will lose the option to connect directly from the user's phone to the modules via bluetooth.