Some MisterHouse features
Executes actions based on voice input, time of day, file data, serial port data, and socket data.
Serial and speech data can also be read or written to proxies on remote boxes.
It has a web interface to allow control and feedback from any browser, either
on a local intranet or on the internet.
On Windows systems, it uses OLE calls to the free MS VR and TTS engines for voice recognition and text->speech.
The high quality AT&T NaturalVoices TTS engine may also be used.
If using IE, you can enable remote VR and TTS using an MS Agent.
On Unix systems, it uses the free Festival, flite, IBM ViaVoice and non-free AT&T NaturalVoices
TTS speech engines for text->speech and on Linux
IBM's ViaVoice engine for voice recognition. These engines can also be called from Windows
version of mh.
Reads/writes any data from any serial attached device.
Speaks the speed, course, and position of vehicles, by interfacing to a ham radio modem (TNC).
Sends/receives X10 data from the
X10 CM11 (ActiveHome) interface
Sends wireless X10 data using the
X10 CM17 (Firecracker) interface
Send/receive data to the Ibutton family of devices,
including the weather station.
Reads/writes data from the
JDS interfaces (Stargate, Time Commandar, HomeBase) interface
Reads/writes data from the
Reads/writes serial port data from the
Weeder Technologies PIC kits
that can process X10, digital, analog, callerID, and outgoing phone data.
Reads/writes to Applied Digital's
CPU-XA and Ocelot interfaces via the cpuxad socket deamon.
Reads data from
IRman infrared receiver serial interface
and writes to
X10 IR Commander
Code has been written for DSC Alarm pannels, Stargate LCD displays, Alpha BetaBrite LED displays, Slinke IR send/receive,
Marrick X10, RCI X10 sprinklers, Xantech preamps,
ISDN modems, voice modems, ComPool and Aqualink pool equipment.
Reads and writes from the
which interfaces to inexpensive LCD modules and keypads.
Shares a modem for caller ID and paging.
Reads/writes internet mail, http, and ftp files unattended.
Sends/receive instant messages using AIM, MSN, or Jabber
Reads MS Outlook, Unix ical, or the built in Organizer
calendar for event reminders and VCR programing.
Uses free internet TV web pages to allow for VCR programing and show reminders.
Has an entertaining 'chatbox' web page that will listen to all your problems.
Can monitor NetGear RT311 / RT314 or LinkSys syslog router traffic, so you can track
stuff like incoming web hits and online game time.
Uses Voice XML to interface to tellme.com. To try it,
dial 1-800-555-Tell, then after you ear 'tellme more', enter 1-46630 (1-HOME0).
With a XML browser (e.g. IE), you can see a test vxml menu here
Use simple menu templates to generate menus for LCD, VXML, or WAP phones. If you have a WAP
phone or WAP browser, you can see this test menu
with this url: http://mh.misterhouse.net/sub?menu_wml.
You can also walk the menus with an html browser with a frames version
or a a simpler version .
These menus can also be controled with a single switch (e.g. air sip switch for the disabled), using
audible feedback to select items/states.
You can also drive menus with an SSH client, like this phone example
Logs weather data to the
wunderground personal weather project. Here's
weather logs from my house
Here is a list of some users written code files
along with standard code files
that demonstrate some other MisterHouse features.
You can use RSS readers to track various data, like
Control of RoboSapien, ESRA, and ER1 robots.
Some pictures and videos are in local.misterhouse.net/public/robot/.
Uses the rrd program to generate
xPL home automation protocols.