The following resources come from the 2009/10 BEng in Electrical Engineering (course number 2ELE0066) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes.
In a normal domestic houses and businesses premises, lighting appliances, heating and cooling, security and monitoring systems, entertainment (home audio and video), communications (telephones and intercoms) and even lawn sprinklers is above 20 items. House keepers naturally lose tracks of monitoring and controlling the aforementioned items. This project is about home monitoring, controlling, security and automation. The home automation system setup, programme and operate specific wireless communication protocol such as ZigBee are part of this mini project’s theme. The completion of the project must follow a testing stage to assure proper setup.