Domoticz is a home automation system that lets you monitor and configure devices in and around your home. These can include lights, switches, water consumption and many more. The system is open source and can be download for free. You only need the hardware. The system is web-based but there are also special apps available.
To get you starting we wrote some tutorials in our Domotica category You can find installation guidelines and ways to further optimize your Domoticz system. If you want to buy additional hardware components you can have a look at the Domoticz Compatible Buy List. Here you find all the components with an indication if and how they can work together with you home automation system.
In our interview section we talk to key-figures who helped make the system what it is today. You can have a look to find out more about the system and who the people behind the code are.
From now on its easier than ever to install new hardware in Domoticz, because Domoticz finally has his own Python Plugin manager for external components. It’s still work in progress and not included in the beta but easy to install.