Friday August 24 2018, Internet of Things Track, C3.6, 14:50 AEST

It’s forty degrees and you’re on your way home in the sweltering Australian heat. Home awaits but it too has been baking in the sun all day. That’s okay, though! You open your iPhone, tap a button and your air conditioner whirs into action, powered by your Python code and your trusty Raspberry Pi.

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Home Automation is a fun new field for the modern Pythonista. In this talk I will be walking through how a developer can leverage a python library to use the HomeKit service and automate the devices in their home. I will be covering topics like hardware selection for local and remote access, HomeKit service registration and management and potential security concerns around IoT.

Watch 'Automating Your Home with Python, Raspberry Pi and Homekit' on PyCon AU's YouTube account

Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson

Senior DevOps Engineer at an Australian Fintech company. A Canadian transplant of 6 years to the wonderful land of Sydney. I have a lifelong love for automation, woodworking and Python. I am a co-host of the local Sydney Python group and the Australian admin of the PySlackers Slack group. He/Him.