mOOo Impress Controller is a set of tools used to control slides presentations on OpenOffice.org Impress. It consists of a Java ME application (mobile) and a Java SE Add-On (desktop) that is installed in OOo (OpenOffice.org). The user can switch slides (next and previous) while a timer (used for presentation controlling) is displayed on the screen of the mobile device. It uses Bluetooth for Computer-Device communication with Project Marge and UNO API for OOo integration.
Hocuspocus is a small and extensible Web server for controlling key Linux applications via a Web server. This means you can adjust things like system volume from any browser, including a WiFi enabled PDA such as the iPhone. Multiple such servers can be controlled via a single service manager, enabling whole home remote control.
BACnet is an implementation of the BACnet (Building Automation and Control Networks) protocol specifically tailored for embedded systems. BACnet itself is a standard routable protocol designed to handle communications in automation in buildings, such as air conditioning systems and other HVAC equipment.
Minerva is a complete, easy to use home automation suite. It allows you to switch your on lights from anywhere using a mobile phone or PC, email your video, check CCTV footage, control your central heating, and much more. It relies on command line and can therefore be run from virtually any platform (smart phone, PDA, laptop, or remote PC) with identical functionality. The architecture consists of three parts: input, output, and process. Each is completely distinct, meaning you can control any of the house processes from any supported input conduit such as a Web browser, remote control, or SMS. Reports or notifications can be sent to any of the available output conduits.
RRTOOLS is both a digital cookbook and an editor for recipe authors. It features a recipe format that satisfies most needs, including unlimited use of media, meta information, and much more. It can be used to run a full featured recipe site that communicates its content to the main RichRecipe.com server. This way, a global network of recipe sources is established that can be queried by the cookbook part of the application.
Amora (A mobile remote assistant) is an application for S60 Nokia smartphones written in Python (PyS60). It allows you to send keyboard events and mouse moving in your Linux desktop. You can control slides, movies, and any other application. Supported features include: mouse drag, double clicking, mouse left button, and some common keyboard keys (Enter, Esc, Space, F5, arrow key left/right, 'F', etc.). It can take a screenshot of the active window on your desktop and view thumbnail on the cellphone. Communication uses Bluetooth.
MediaRC is a remote control program intended for controlling various media devices found in a home theater or with a PVR like MythTV. It is an extendable program for which new drivers can easily be added. MediaRC currently can control IR devices through LIRC, the sound levels through ALSA, and serial devices like a TV.
LinuxMCE is an add-on to Kubuntu that provides a complete whole-house media solution. It provides PVR and distributed media functions. It is stable, easy to use, and requires no knowledge of Linux and only basic computer skills. It allows you to set up a computer system that centralizes audio/video equipment, allowing you to access all media functions in other rooms with only thin clients. It supports home automation protocols including KNX, EIB, Z-Wave, DMX, EnOcean, and PLCBUS.