Kali is a great tool for testing the security of your network and the operating system works on just about everything that can run Linux. That includes the Raspberry Pi. What's even better is a new distribution that brings along support for a touchscreen.
For the main space. This is really great in term of desk space for the main edit bays. . We could maybe do 4 bays in the main space that are all decked out and then have more crammed in space for additional editing.
Build an Entire Home Automation System with a Raspberry Pi and Arduino
We've seen a lot of DIY home automation projects over the years, but Instructables user electronichamsters shows off one of the most complete systems we've seen yet. With it, you'll be able to monitor just about everything in your house.