I'm a developer, an engineer, a husband of a wonderful wife and a proud dad,
based in the beautiful city of Leipzig, Germany. I have a bachelor's in
computer science and even a good old Dipl-Ing.
Currently I'm a Senior Technical Lead at Adobe working on commerce and Adobe Experience Manager.
I play with Nintendo and various electronic & IOT stuff. I'm passionate about smart homes, Home Assistant particular and automating our house with all kinds of useful and useless smart devices.
Today I want to share a little holiday project I build this week: a mailbox sensor to make a dumb mailbox smart and notifying us if we got new mail. I’m talking about real physical mail here - letters, postcards, newspapers etc. dropped into our mailbox.
On July 28th I was a guest on Mark Szulc's Building Experiences using Adobe Experience Cloud show. We discussed how Adobe Experience Manager works together with Magento, using the latest release of the Commerce Integration Framework.
Our Home Assistant setup is pretty simple - everything currently runs on a single board computer - smooth and stable for 12+ months. This is how our setup looks like.
Home Assistant I recently switched from OpenHab to Home Assistant . While this transition was smooth for most of the devices and…
This project is about the change I did from OpenHab to Home Assistant for our smart home automation system. Ok maybe the headline sounds a bit too sensational but change our entire home automation setup from one system we used for 2+ years now to a completely new one requires quite some heavy lifting.
The dollhouse Mini TV is a small Arduino project using a cost-efficient ESP8266 chip and an SSD1306 OLED display to build a small working TV for my daughter's birthday.
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