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MisterHouse: Home Automation with Perl

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MisterHouse is a Windows/Unix home automation program written in Perl. It can respond to voice commands, web browsers, time of day, serial port and X10 data, external files, etc and can speak via Text to Speech engines.
Support is on https://sourceforge.net/p/misterhouse/mailman/misterhouse-users/ and code is maintained on https://github.com/hollie/misterhouse

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  • Supports X10, Insteon, XPL, XAP and more protocols.
  • Web Interface
  • Android Interface (Beta)
  • Extremely customizable
  • Near limitless ability for expansion using user code modules.
  • Written almost entirely in Perl, does not require any code compiling


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    MisterHouse is possibly the most feature rich Home Automation manager that exists. MisterHouse can interface with many different home automation protocols including X10, Insteon, XPL, XAP, and others. Moreover through the use of user code modules, a user can add support for any platform. MisterHouse is also a very mature platform, having been created nearly ten years ago. Of course, all of these features and maturity can have some drawbacks. MisterHouse can be slightly more difficult for a new user to learn. MisterHouse's interface is also somewhat dated. However, the user base for MisterHouse is very active and provides a significant level of support to new users.

    Posted 12/23/2013
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Intended Audience

End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Web-based, Tk

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