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Is there a better way of awake/sleep state automation in Google Home besides Hijacking an Aqara Light?

I got an Aqara FP2 sensor to monitor when I fall asleep and wake up. All my automation runs on the Google Home/Assistant platform and I haven't found a way to access the sleep state from the sensor ...
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Reliable setup of MCU and cellular modem

I hope the title makes sense. I want to measure various environmental data (temlerature, humidity etc.) on farmland. To transfer the data I'd like to use a cellular connection. I know that there are ...
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Not able to get data from LSN50v2-D20 Dragino Temperature Sensor

I had got a sensor from this link, which is a Lorawan capable Dragino temperature sensor. https://www.choovio.com/product/d20s-lb-lorawan-waterproof-outdoor-temperature-sensor/?attribute_solar-powered=...
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Get data from IoT device *without using phone app*

I often find myself in a situation of wanting to get data out of an IoT device without having to use a phone app. Example1: My blood pressure monitor (Omron 654) has a bluetooth-based android app that ...
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Train cats not to kill wild birds [closed]

Domestic cats kill a lot of wild birds. It would be good to make the hunting of birds unpleasant for cats. Since this is supposed to be a question, I'll phrase it this way: would someone consider ...
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Matter motion sensor for Google home household?

I have several lutron caseta light switches and Google homes. I want to add some motion sensors. I have a lutron sensor that seems to work but I want something that integrates with Google home so I ...
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Track a tennis ball moving at high speed

I am trying to track a tennis ball moving at high speed in a lawn tennis game. I am unable to figure out which approach would be best. I need to perform these detection on a jetson nano(or jetson nano ...
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What is the best way to setup messaging with devices that might be anywhere on the internet?

Are there standard techniques/libraries that are used to implement IoT? How does a monitoring-and-control component setup a messaging connection to a monitoring device that might be tethered to a ...
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How can Philips Hue serial number be used if it's not stored in the bulb?

To "find" a bulb in Philips Hue environment, it is possible to search in the Hue app by serial number. The serial number is written on the bulb itself. A common question on the internet is ...
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How do I start the Home Assistant Matter container using systemd?

I am able to manually start the Home Assistant Docker container and its companion Matter container without issue. My Docker installation is running as root (which is the default for Docker to my ...
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Connect a smart plug with other device using bluetooth

I am working on a project for the IoT course at university. I need to create a system that allows us to know which devices are connected via Bluetooth to a smart plug. I have seen that there are ...
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Add wearable to RFM69 network

My goal is to add a wearable (wristband) to my rfm69 (sx1231) 868MHz network. The network consists of several rfm69 nodes in a star topology in FSK mode. The wearable should notify the user via ...
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Is the Philips Hue Bridge a per-person or per-household device?

As I've asked at the Hue Essentials Discourse forum (yet received no response): My brother and I use Hue lights in our rooms in a shared residence. The rest of my family doesn’t (yet). Should we each ...
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Can the Philips Hue Bridge be shutdown without removing the power cable?

The official application appears to not provide power controls, and all of the 3rd-party applications that I've tested solely provide a way to reboot it at best. ^iConnectHue ^HueEssentials I ask ...
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How do I add VLANs to my existing home network?

I currently am configuring my home for a HomeAssistant + Apple HomeKit setup. I have disparte devices that I want to bring together in an eco system. One of the things that I read is that I should ...
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What is a good way to troubleshoot matter devices and their connection issues?

I am looking for a way to troubleshoot why matter devices are not connecting at all for initial setup, and/or falling offline/online seemingly at random. For devices supporting Matter, I have been ...
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Using the Matter protocol over Wi-Fi

I am new to Matter. I am having trouble understanding how Matter over Wi-Fi actually actually works with regards to the actual Wi-Fi network. If I am using Matter over Wi-Fi for all of my devices, ...
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SX1278 LORA TX Antenna Frequency Matching

During a range testing for Ra-02 Ai SX1278 LORA, I noticed a strange behavior. Following are the settings that I used. Tested distance is 1200m line of sight. We tested the setup for different antenna ...
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Provide free or pay updates

I developed a simple IoT device. It has a built-in HTTP webserver to set the general options of the system. Now the customer asks for "in-app" updates, that might be delivered free of charge ...
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Device for conferencing in Cold Storage

What is a cost effective way of doing conferencing in a cold storage? The challenge that I'm currently facing are bad network, long latency, delayed respond, and low quality of video.
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Nodemcu ESP32s and SPI ST7789V2 display not working

I have been trying to get a display from waveshare working with NodeMCU ESP32S. The display says 1.69inch LCD, 240 x 280 pixels, ST778V2. Searching on the internet results with article leading to ...
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Zigbee with Philips Hue in range but not found

I have 7 of this EGLO bulb. 4 in the dining room and 3 in the sitting room. The bulbs in each room are in line of sight of each other. The Hue Hub is upstairs while the two rooms are downstairs. The ...
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Alexa is trying to play a song when i ask for "time" (zeit)

I'm from Switzerland and I speak (Swiss)German. I often ask for the time "Alexa Zeit". Until now that worked perfectly. Since a few days there's a song called "Zeit" on Spotify ...
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Privacy with robot vacuums: easy and reasonable security measures

Hi vacuum owners and other IoT experts. I am looking for easy and reasonable measures to manage privacy issues with robot vacuums. I know that some models can be controlled with Valetudo and similar ...
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A HASS wireless (Zigbee,Zwawe,WifFi) hardware setup selection

I have been using the Xiaomy Gateway v2 for over 10 years, mostly ZigBee sensors, buttons, power outlets and WiFi lights. It’s still ok, however, there starting to arise issues with vendor lock, ...
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How to cancel Alexa follow-up texts about deleted reminder?

I asked Alexa to remind me about something in a few days. It started reminding me long before the reminder event. After the event I deleted the Reminder (in the android app). But Alexa keeps texting ...
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Door lock detection system

We have some doors that already have basic open/closed electic loop built in (micro switch based, unknown system, something like older version of https://www.adiglobaldistribution.us/Catalog/shop-...
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How can I interlock doors to a bathroom

To electronically lock doors, I have used an electric strike for timber doors (where part of the strike hinges open) or a V-Bolt for aluminium doors (where the bolt goes inside the frame of the door. ...
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Where is BLE Current Time Service Data format?

I find https://www.bluetooth.com/specifications/specs/current-time-service-1-1/ but can not get data format. Where give me those info?
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Sonoff Tasmota sensor has hard time to connect to MQTT broker on a specific LAN

I have an old Sonoff TH16 (like this one) flashed with the Tasmota firmware to use it via MQTT. I have a mosquitto broker on an external server. It ran fine for several months inside my friend's LAN ...
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Alexa - Cancel regular weather notifications without the app

My sister who is registered blind, relies on her Amazon echo for many things. Recently she asked for a weather forecast and Alexa asked if she would like a regular weather update. She said yes but was ...
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how can I find Java Card products?

I am searching for hardware to help me get started with passive NFC Java Card 3.2 technology. I can't find badges or tags or any kind of NFC product that advertises running Java Card 3.2. I couldn't ...
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Temperature Sensor IoT device that support cloud integration

I am looking for an IoT temperature sensor that does the following: Able to Communicate with cloud platform (aws, azure etc) Does not require a lot of programming. The device should be preconfigured. ...
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Can I run Home Assistant natively on an old macbook?

I have an old macbook, that I don't use for anything. It sits on a shelf. It occurred to me that I could maybe run Home Assistant on it? But when I look at the install guide, and see they point to ...
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IOT cloud hardware user manual

Can someone help me to understand the IOT cloud architecture from hardware point of view? I wanted to know how cloud hardware is implemented to make it internet ready i.e. whether it uses Ethernet or ...
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Can Tasmota be made to send regular telementry over HTTPS on an ESP32 board?

I typically use tasmota to send MQTT messages for (for example) temperature sensors to a host on my LAN - and I then have something listening to MQTT and processing the messages - however I now need ...
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Getting Bluetooth 5.4 to work on HAOS (Home Assistant OS)

I'd like to use Bluetooth in my Smart Home setup, which is based on a Home Assistant green bridge and runs the latest HAOS (2024.3.1). According to https://github.com/home-assistant/operating-system/...
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Mosquitto Broker serving two instances of Home Assistant [closed]

I have set up a second instance of Home Assistant (named sandbox) where I can play with new releases and features without risking my main Home Assistant. I have always used an MQTT broker external to ...
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HomeAssistant: Companion App sensors won't trigger automation

I use the latest version of app (2024.1.5-full) and HA (2024.3.0) and want to use the next alarm sensor as a trigger for an automation in HA. So I Enabled that sensor on the phone (it grabs the ...
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How to Achieve Max Speed Transactions ( Transfers ) between Lora Packet Forwarder to Remote Server

I have a Lorawan devices that works as witnesser and beaconer. Simply it gets the Signal-Data from other same type of Lorawan devices. There is a Packet Forwarder software on that device OS and it ...
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Using LoRa-RSSI to Estimate Distance in Outdoor Setting

Thanks here, I've tried to optimize the LoRa setup to ensure accurate or acceptable RSSI measurements and for distance estimation between multiple nodes and a master in an outdoor environment using ...
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Mixing physical wall switches with IoT HA controls

I have just started my journey into IoT / Smart Home and I currently run a Home Assistant (HA) green with Zigbee/Matter extension. One of my devices is a classical ceiling light array (5 bulbs), for ...
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ESP32 SPP Congestion after sniff mode

I'm trying to use an ESP32 to stream position data over SPP, but I keep running into congestion issues - even when I remove debug logs etc. Essentially I get a mode change event.. ...
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An alternative to high-cost NPK sensors

I want to design an IoT based fertilizer recommendation system in which using temperature, moisture, humidity and NPK sensors, you can obtain the data on soil nutrients and you will get the exact ...
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Are there any smart plugs using home powerlines or ethernet instead of WiFi?

I'm using power lines at home and trying to avoid using WiFi as much as possible. And many powerline adapters to ethernet include a plug. Moreover, many suppliers of powerlines also offer smart ...
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How to retrieve the Identity Resolving Key (IRK) of a bluetooth device on a windows PC

I'm trying to retrieve the IRK of a BLE device to use with Home Assistant's "Private BLE Device" integration, but I don't know where to find it. I've tried looking in the Device Manager and ...
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SSH into Home Assistant instance from anywhere

So I have Home Assistant running on an RPi-4. I have the instance running locally but I also have the cloud service through Nabo Casa. I have a sub-domain through my domain from google domain that I ...
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Car fuel level sensor remotely monitoring

Car fuel level sensor Car fuel level monitoring is implemented and viewed on the dashboard with assistance of fuel level sensor inside the Automobile. Is it possible to remotely monitor a running ...
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Where is the partition table on ESP8285 (Tasmota)?

Background I'd like to replace the Tasmota firmware of a WiFi Socket with my own firwmare. The TTL port of the ESP8285H16 (=ESP8266 + 2MB flash) is not accessible without braking the case and I need ...
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IoT SIM platform [closed]

I'm looking into building a location tracker. It will contain a GNSS module and a GSM module, the former for getting location coordinates and the latter for transmitting them over to my backend. I'm ...
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