TURN YOUR HOME SWEET HOME INTO AN AUTOMATED, EVIL GENIUS PARADISE! Your home may be your castle-but can it cook your dinner? Well, with the help of 25 Home Automation Projects for the Evil Genius, you can teach it to do just that, along with dozens of other affordable, enjoyable things that will transform your humble abode into a wickedly automated living environment. But fear not-you don't need an engineering degree to complete the projects in this book. That's because technology maven Jerri L. Ledford skillfully provides you with a firm understanding of the basic wiring, networking, and equipment demands for home automation. She then leads you step by step through each application, offering clearly worded and heavily diagramed guidance that will truly satisfy your inner Evil Genius. With the help of just a few household tools, you'll be able to bring info-age automation to: Indoor and outdoor lighting Security and surveillance Climate regulation Entertainment systems Personal reminders Plant care Remote monitoring of kids and pets Keyless entry Wireless TV And many more! Plus, you'll gain access to discounts from a variety of home automation product manufacturers, to make your projects even more economical. With 25 Home Automation Projects for the Evil Genius, easy living is now automatic!