Abstract: Automation or automatic control means the use of various control systems for operating equipment. Home automation is exciting field when it is blow up with new technologies like Internet of Things(IoT). It is automation of the home, housework or household activity. Proposed implementation of home automation include centralized control of lighting, heating, ventilation and it is fully control by using any smart phone through the particular android application. The main advantage of this is small device can be part of internet so it is easy to communicate, manage and control without human interferences. Also it provides high degree of security, safety, comfort and energy saving. With the arrival of Raspberry Pi which is small, inexpensive, portable credit-size single board computer with support for a large number of peripherals and network communication like Ethernet port, USB port, HDMI port, SD card slot. Raspberry pi set of technologies now exist that combine the power of PC, communication and multimedia technologies of web and portability of mobile device.
Keywords: Home automation, Internet of things, Raspberry Pi, Sensors.