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Home Automation

Securely control and monitor connected devices in the smart home

At the core of any home automation solution is the ability to control and monitor devices in realtime. PubNub makes it easy to allow users to trigger device interactions in milliseconds, monitor their devices when they’re away from the home, and sleep easy knowing their devices are secure.

Overview: IoT Device Control and Monitoring IoT Device Control and Monitoring with PubNub

How PubNub Powers the Smart Home

Realtime Communication
Realtime Communication
Publish/Subscribe messaging with under 250ms latency worldwide.
Bi-Directional Signaling
Bi-Directional Signaling
Remote device control through PubNub’s powerful API.
Push Notifications
Push Notifications and Alerts
Send realtime push notifications and alerts to mobile and web users.
Ideal for Distributed Systems
Apps to Hub Connection
Seamlessly communicate between your client applications and home automation hub.
Secure Device Provisioning
Secure Device Provisioning
Make your IoT device plug-and-play, even through home and business firewalls.
Remote Firmware Upgrades
Remote Firmware Upgrades
Use secure, private channels to remotely upgrade firmware with no user action needed.
Device Metadata Monitoring
Device Metadata Monitoring
Persistently track device metadata with PubNub Presence.
Cross-platform messaging
Cross-platform Messaging
Leverage our 70+ SDKs for embedded, browser, and server languages to get started right away.

PubNub In-Action: Raspberry Pi Smarthome

Want to see PubNub at work? Check out our Raspberry Pi smarthome model. Running on a Raspberry Pi Model B+, the house boasts seven embedded LEDs, weather sensors, and servos for remote triggered doors and windows, all remotely controlled from a web UI.

Getting Started & Resources

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