Imperial College, Queen's Gate, South Kensington
London, England SW7 2AZ

Home Camp is an unconference about using technology to monitor and automate the home for greener resource use and to save costs.

If you can’t come along in person, we’re hoping to stream as much as we can over at

Signup for the event over on the wiki. Suggest session tops on the Google Group discussion.

The Homecamp Blog -

Homecamp on Facebook -

Homecamp discussion on Google Groups -

The venue is Imperial College London. Map to follow.

As this is an unconference the content is very much driven by attendees. If you would like to present a topic, then join the discussion on the Home Camp Google Group or email dalbyc [at] gmail [dot] com.

Expect to see sessions on:

using a current cost meter to monitor electricity
using Really Small Message Broker for home automation
Making your house tweet
Saving energy with low power servers and devices like a Linksys SLUG or Viglen.
Monitoring water supply
Monitoring gas usage
What is all this about?

Home Camp brings together anyone interested in monitoring and automation of the home using devices like Current Cost meters and RSMB. There is some great work being done, particulary with Current Cost meters, and Home Camp aims to build on the momentum of this work and help establish a community to continue to exchange new ideas, hacks and scripts.

Official Website:

Added by yellowpark on October 31, 2008