This is a repost of the original post on wrt.nth.io:
https://wrt.nth.io/luke/wyze-cam-on-apple-homekit

Wyze Cams are inexpensive and awesome web cams. Unfortunately Wyze wont support Apple HomeKit on the current cameras. An alternative is to use Homebridge on a Raspberry Pi to “bridge” the cameras into HomeKit.

NOTE — 16th of Feb, 2020: A YouTube video by Tech Craft explains how to check an RTSP stream for native HomeKit H.264 support. This is the case for Wyze Cams and therefore there is no need to transcode the stream with h264_omxas this post originally described. …


This is a repost of the original post on wrt.nth.io:
https://wrt.nth.io/luke/siri-controlled-1970s-intercom-door

I used a Raspberry Pi and Pimoroni Automation pHAT to make my 1970s (?) apartment intercom system Siri controlled and internet accessible. The full project code is available on a GitHub repo.

Final build mounted and ready to be reinstalled

The Problem

My apartment building lobby door lock is controlled by an intercom panel in my unit. To unlock the door, the switch completes a circuit to an electromagnet in the lobby. And for someone to ring my unit’s doorbell, a switch in the lobby completes a circuit to power a really annoying buzzer in my unit. …

Luke Hoersten

Founder, CEO of @Bitnomial. Previously Partner at @AllstonTrading. Member of @ChicagoHaskell.

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