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How to and What is Home Automation Wifi Relay

1        What is Home Automation a        Is a process of automating home appliances so that they can be used wirelessly 2         How does it work – a         Wired – The phone Software interface called “Relay Controller” communicates with the Software on the computer called “Socket Server” via wifi. This information is passed on to the “Micro controller” via a “ serial cable” and then finally to the “Relay board”.. The relay board has inputs from various appliances so that they can use switched on and off accordingly. b         Wireless -   Similar to the above structure only exception is that the “serial cable” is replaced with a “Wifi Serial dongle” which negates the use of the computer making it more compact and user friendly. 3         Compatibility a         Andriod Ver. 2.2 and higher b         Windows XP and Above 4         Practical implications a         Limitless – since its primary use is to switch appliances on and off it can be used with all a