Smart Home Day

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This year, the Eclipse Foundation joins efforts with the openHAB Foundation to host a Smart Home Day co-located with EclipseCon Europe in Ludwigsburg.

Taking place on the Sunday before the start of EclipseCon Europe (October 22), you can easily attend both events without the need for additional travel.

The Smart Home Day focuses specifically on Eclipse SmartHome-based solutions such as openHAB and QIVICON. It is an awesome opportunity for all community members to meet and exchange ideas.

There will be interesting talks from solution providers, core project maintainers, and other community members.


Time Topic Speaker
10:30 Arrival and Coffee
11:00 Welcome and Introduction Kai Kreuzer, President openHAB Foundation
11:10 Why Open Source Foundations Matter Ian Skerrett, VP Marketing Eclipse Foundation
11:25 How Deutsche Telekom Delivers a Mass Market Product based on Eclipse SmartHome Jochen Hiller, Product Owner QIVICON Runtime
11:50 About the Importance of UX in Open Source Projects Thomas Dietrich, openHAB Documentation Lead and openHABian Maintainer
12:10 Eclipse SmartHome turned Inside Out - Updates from the Core Framework Simon Kaufmann, Eclipse SmartHome Committer
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Using VS Code as a Powerful Editor for Textual Configurations Kuba Wolanin, VS Code Extension Maintainer
14:00 A Deep Dive into the Z-Wave Binding Chris Jackson, Z-Wave & ZigBee Binding and HABmin Maintainer
14:30 openHAB Cloud: From IFTTT, Alexa & Google Home Integration to a Scalable Multi-Cloud Microservices Architecture Mehmet Arziman, openHAB Cloud Maintainer
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Connecting Domains: Interworking of Eclipse SmartHome with oneM2M Andreas Kraft, Telekom Innovation Laboratories
15:45 About the Why and How of Code Reviews Martin van Wingerden, openHAB Add-ons Maintainer
16:00 Experiences with Offline Voice Interaction in openHAB Yannick Schaus, HABPanel Maintainer
16:15 An Enterprise Grade Project with openHAB George Erhan, openHAB Community Member
16:30 Presence Detection and Other Cool Applications Markus Storm, openHAB Community Member
16:45 Closing Session
17:00 End of the afternoon event
18:30 Informal exchange & discussions at a pub nearby the event location


Registration is now closed, since we have reached capacity for this event.

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Special thanks to our sponsor Deutsche Telekom AG, who makes this event possible.


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