My Internet Of Things Home Automation Project On


I recently entered for Microsoft Internet of Things competition. I would be building an automation system using Raspberry Pi 2 model B+ and Microsoft IoT Core.

I had to get a Raspberry Pi 2 kit. And got the well recommended Canary Raspberry Pi Ultimate Kit

The project has been viewed over 496 times and respected by 6 people. One went further to leave an encouraging comment. It will fall under my programming practice jobs. I would be using Visual Studio 2015 and C# in building the home automation system. I plan to have it use the internet to relay information to me and get commands from me from wherever I am.

I will be sure to let you know how I progress.

My Project description on is as follow:

In 2009, I designed and constructed a home automation system that works well with the peculiar nature of power supply and user behaviour in Nigeria. It worked so well that a company wanted to built a commercial version of it and pay me royalties.

I also put up the design, programming and construction document online and it has been downloaded 10,422 times as at 14-August-2015. Mostly by other Nigerians and lots of Indians. It probably solves a need for them over there in India too.

In this new project, I would be using Raspberry Pi, Windows 10 IOT core and Windows Azure to rebuild the home automation system and give it more features than the original one I did in 2009.


  1. I pray for your Sanity bro. Please eat a lot of Fish to help keep Sane. Loll
    God be with you.

  2. Go ahead Bro !!! You're an inspiration for all of us to move forward wherever we are and in whatever we do !!! A model of excellence !!!

    May God bless you in this new project !!!

    1. Thanks Stefyu! God bless you too! I will share the final outcome.

  3. Hey Michael. You're going places. I am VERY proud of you.

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    1. Thanks Emem! You've been always encouraging with your kind words!

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