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Home Automation Whether you're using an old ADI Ocelot controller, HomeSeer or Home Assistant, need help with Z-Wave or just want to geek out on the specifications of Matter, you've come to the right place.

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Software

Software to manage & control your home such as Home Assistant, HomeSeer, OpenHAB, EventGhost, Node-RED and more. Don't forget to tag your posts!
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Hubs

Off-the-shelf home automation hubs such as Smart Things, Hubitat, Ezlo, Amazon Alexa and Google Home.
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Climate & Weather

Everything pertaining to heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC). Weather & environmental monitoring.
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Energy Monitoring

Technologies which allow you to monitor and manage energy usage.
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Home Theaters & Audio

Automating your home theater can be one of the most useful and visual aspects of your home automation. Want to show off your custom-built IR blaster remote control, questions about whole-house audio? or share your local media/PVR SageTV/Plex/Jellyfin setup? This is the right place.
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General

Anything that doesn't fit in any of the other categories, and older threads which still have to be sorted.
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Home Security Everything from physical to network security: IP cameras, the latest in AI video analytics, alarm systems such as the ELK M1 Gold or HAI OmniPro II.

Security Systems

Alarm panels, access control systems, security sensors
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Video Surveillance

Analog & digital video surveillance systems and components, including NVRs, software such as Blue Iris, ZoneMinder, Motion, Frigate, exacqVision, Milestone, iSpy, IP cameras, door bell cameras, video analytics (Deep Stack/CodeProject.AI) and more.
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Network & System Cyber Security

Protecting your home starts with physical security, but the security of your networked systems is just as important. If you need help figuring out best practices, troubleshooting suspicious behavior, or just have a strong interest in this category, this is the place to be.
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General

Anything that doesn't fit in any of the other categories, and older threads which still have to be sorted.
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News

Smart Home Automation News
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General

Wiring Closet

Nothing is labeled! Talk, discuss anything that doesn't fit in any of the other categories.
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Professionals

For the professional Cocooners, who install equipment for a living or are interested in starting up a business related to home automation, theaters and security. Share your ideas, techniques, solutions or advice here. Advertising in this forum is not permitted.
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Hardware

Everything regarding computer hardware, including but not limited to servers, workstations, game consoles, anything not covered by the other hardware forums.
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Hot Deals

Post any hot deals, related to Home Automation, Home Theaters & Home Security here.
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Community Blogs

A collection of blogs managed by CocoonTech members.
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What's New?

This forum is designed to show what's new, not just forum posts, but also blog entries, new articles and more.
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Feedback

Post your comments, suggestions and problems regarding the site here.
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Hello World

Introduce yourself here, tell us what kind of equipment you have, and what your plans are.
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Archived

A collection of sub-forums which have been phased out. These sub-forums are now read-only.
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