Product Details

MyController is open-source home automation and IoT platform. It's originally started to support MySensors project. It's designed to run on a machine with limited hardware requirements. As It's built with Java it runs on Windows, Linux, macOS and SBC "Single board computers" including Raspberry Pi, Pine64, Rock64, Orange Pi.

MyController supports many networks, gateways, protocols and devices. It's the most compatible home automation system with MySensors in this list.

System Requirements is a very lightweight server. Its resource requirements are modest.

  • Disk : ~100 MB (may require more space, when we store metrics data for many days)

  • Memory : 256 MB

  • Java SE : 1.8 or later

Supported Platforms (tested) is a Java-based application server. It can run on any platform where Java support is available.

  • Linux

  • Windows

  • Raspberry PI (Oracle Java recommend)

  • Orange PI

Features of MyController

Features available in 1.3.0.Final version,

  • Supported networks

  • Supports multiple gateways with multiple protocols

    • Serial

    • Ethernet

    • MQTT

    • REST API (poll)

  • Timer - Helps you to schedule time-based operations. You can control till the seconds. Types,

    • Simple (with repeat count and repeat interval)

    • Normal (daily, weekly, monthly)

    • Cron

    • Sunrise and Sunset (Before/After)

  • Rule engine - based on information received/sent from/to on Gateway, Node and sensor. Also supports a user-defined scripts

  • Notifications - is a predefined action to be performed when an alarm triggered.

  • Metrics data can be stored in SQL database or in influxDB

  • It is possible to forward a sensor value to another sensor in a different gateway too.

  • OTA support: node firmware can be manageable from MyController GUI.

  • Interactive Dashboards.

    • Supports multiple dashboards

    • Widgets like, Server time, Sunrise and sunset time, Sensors bullet graph, a sensor graph(Single, Group, Mixed), Monitor and control sensor, Heatmap charts, Custom buttons, Groups actions, Display image, Custom widget

  • Backup and restore(needs manual interaction from console) via GUI

  • Auto database migration on a new release.

  • Inbuilt MQTT broker

  • Scripts support(JavaScript, Python, Ruby, Groovy)

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