In general, the current state of "smart home" technology is extraordinarily hostile to doing your own stuff. Everything wants internet access, everything wants to store your data in the cloud somewhere, everything wants to treat you like a product. This grand experiment of ours where we try to have a smart home, but control 100% of our own data, is REALLY EYE OPENING.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko