This video demonstrates the use of graphics tools such as GIMP and Sweet Home 3D to simulate automation deployments. Developing realistic models enables better planning on where XTRHA smart devices are needed and how the XTRHA automation network behaves.
Figure 1. Automation system health monitoring.
The popular home automation software, Home Assistant, can be converted into a useful supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system to oversee and direct the behavior of various elements on the automation network.