The Original Gangsta of home automation – Loren Amelang's crazy automated 1980's house

I just stumbled upon this house tour on YouTube of an ex-silicon valley coder who hacked together a home automation system long before it was a thing.

Here’s a link to the video:

If you know of similar forward-thinking home automation innovators please share them here.
Also, let me know what you think of the system Loren Amelang has cobbled together.

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You asked for it so here goes… 1989… The House of the Future by everyone’s favorite futurologist Chriet Titulaer!

Yes that is Dutch they are speaking :smiling_face_with_three_hearts: Notice the Lovelace interface at the 13 second mark.

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I am completely amazed! This must have been really hard to implement back in 1989. Also, the “lovelace” interface :smile: is gold! Thanks for sharing this gem! I think now the title of HA OG has to go to Chriet Titulaer. What do you guys think?