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Running Philips Hue Entertainment with 3rd-party lightbulbs?

I bought this innr light bulb for my Hue system and it works just fine except for the fact that it isn't compatible with Hue Entertainment. As it turns out, no 3rd-party light bulbs are supported by ...
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Android things create Wi-Fi access point to configure device

I need to send Wi-Fi credentials to my Android Things headless device via a mobile app. As it is right now, the device advertises on Bluetooth, the mobile app connects to device and sends Wi-Fi ...
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How can I get Google Home to spell a word that sounds the same as another?

For example: thrown and throne. How can I get Google Home to spell "thrown"? She always assumes I'm asking about "throne" Saying "How do you spell thrown, as in throw a ball?" makes her spell out "as ...
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Alexa for Business - Using Alexa for conference room

I am trying to configure the newly released Alexa for Business module for my Echo Device. I followed all the steps suggested in the videos released by Alexa. However I keep running into the problem "...
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Z-Wave Device ID changes in Domoticz when battery is changed

When my Z-Wave door sensor's battery ran out, I changed it and checked if it still appeared in my Domoticz interface. The problem is that my device changed its ID and I had to redo all the trigger ...
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Can't connect Philips Hue Bridge with network

I have installed the Philips Hue Light Starter Kit (Bridge + 2 White Lamps). Yesterday this worked well and I could control it via App or Alexa. Today the Hue Bridge disconnected from network and I'm ...
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Carrier Specific Processes details

I'm looking at creating my own IoT module and want to understand the various certification processes. I've read this: Will using a GCF/PTCRB certified module in my design risk the device getting ...
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Connecting air conditioner to Apple's HomeKit

I'm planning to connect my air conditioner to Apple's HomeKit app. At first I searched for ways to do it, but I couldn't find a solution that would work for that project. As I've found, Apple ...
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Tasker MQTT to adafruit.io unreliable, how do I troubleshoot?

Overview I'm running Tasker on my Android phone in an attempt to control lights in my apartment through MQTT via adafruit.io. It works, sometimes. I want to make it work every time, but I don't know ...
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Can Alexa routines run arbitrary commands?

I have some skills that require quite a long phrase to activate (eg. "Alexa, tell Smart Remote to turn on my TV"), but it seems quite redundant for me to repeat this, when I'll be using the same skill ...
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Samsung SmartThings motion sensor

Does anyone know the correct cluster and end point IDs for a Samsung SmartThings motion sensor? And also the correct payloads for data extraction (like movement, temperature, battery)?
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Power Consumption Benchmarks of Different Android Things SoMs?

I'd be grateful if anyone could publish some results of some (even one is good) Android Things compatible SoMs (System On Modules, see here) power consumption benchmark (data for idle, and under load, ...
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Alexa on AV receiver with HDMI

I'm using an Echo Dot to listen to radio, Spotify or Amazon Music. Thus I plugged it to the cinch-input of my AV receiver. But I don't want to switch the AV to the cinch input every time I want to ...
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Does Amazon provide any free wake word engines for use with the Alexa Voice Service?

The AVS Sample App is great to play with on a Raspberry Pi as a cheaper, more home-made version of Alexa. However, both the wake word engines (TrulyHandsfree and Kitt.AI) have problematic licenses. ...
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Will Home Assistant's face recognition data be stored permanently in the cloud?

Home Assistant v0.37 includes face recognition: FACE RECOGNITION USING THE MICROSOFT FACE API @pvizeli has been on a roll with the image processing integrations. This time it’s the Microsoft Face API....
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How to increase the Lora range using a LoStik?

I know this is a common question but I am wondering how to increase range on my Lora 'LoStik' device. https://www.crowdsupply.com/ronoth/lostik I am trying to send data from one LoStik to another. ...
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Is a simple UDP messaging a good idea for IoT Sensor?

I am working with NB-IoT Modem - Quectel BC95 that will be used in a simple IoT sensor that will periodically (Once per hour) send measurements to our server. Because of the restriction in place by ...
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Make ADT Door Sensors work with Ring security system?

Is there a way to modify ADT's Window and/or thin Door sensors in some way to work as door sensors for Ring's Home Security System? I am transitioning from an ADT security system to Ring's, but am ...
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DragonBoard 410c—Create custom Windows 10 IoT Core image

After reading the MSDN docs about creating a custom Image for Windows 10 IoT Core, I'm totally overwhelmed. I installed the required tools, got the BSP for the DragonBoard 410c and started step by ...
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Google Home won't respond, waits 30s to a minute and then says "something went wrong" or "there was a glitch"

I had a power surge (could have been a 2-second outage but I don't know) and ever since none of my Google homes have been able to respond to any command. The Assistant just keeps listening (the white ...
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Issue with Google IoT MQTT bridge

We have an IoT based application device which is configured to communication with our Dashboard via MQTT bridge from Various service providers like Google, AWS and Azure. So the flow is, Device ...
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Connect NodeMCU 0.9 to WPA2 Enterprise

Is there a way to connect to a NodeMCU 0.9 to WPA2 Enterprise like Eduroam? Now I'm using the Arduino IDE 1.8.5 with the library: ESP8266WiFi.h In this way I simply connect to a personal WPA2 with ...
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InfluxDB in Single Node Embedded IoT Applications

According to the Documentation for InfluxDB v1.4, InfluxDB should be run on locally attached SSDs. Any other storage configuration will have lower performance characteristics and may not be able to ...
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How to cast local video files from computer to TV using Google Home?

Okay this may be quite much, but I am trying to use Google Home to cast a video from my laptop (which I don't mind using for this sole purpose since it's old and unneeded) to my Smart LG TV which has ...
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Control cheap Xiaomi Outlets with Harmony

I want to know how I can control these cheap Xiaomi outlets with the outlet buttons on my harmony companion remote. These outlets are way cheaper than anything Harmony supports natively. Is there an ...
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Z-Wave Hub that works with Google Home in Australia

Does anyone know of any hubs that support Australian Z-Wave and also can be controlled by the Google Assistant. Things such as SmartThings and Wink hub are not available in Australia due to not being ...
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Mobile network on Android Things SoM?

I want to build an Android Things device that can report its location via mobile network (4G LTE, LTE-M if possible, 3G & 2G). How can I plug such a mobile modem and connect it properly down to ...
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Can a Bluetooth tag (iOS and Android) send a push notification without the device being connected to the internet?

I have several Bluetooth tags, model "Onyx Beacon One". They can be controlled via the company's CMS. I can also switch them between Eddystone UID&URL and iBeacon. I can simply place two of them ...
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Instant Status with Vera / ZWP-WS-100

I have a light switch that I would like to control a Z-Wave outlet (GE) that is not on the load circuit for that switch (Old house, outlets aren't directly wired) I've got a Vera Lite home control ...
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How to test Aeotec home energy monitor

I recently got a Aeotec home energy monitor (v1 or v2, I'm not sure) (HEM) to pair with Smartthings via Z-Wave. I would like to test it out before I make the effort to add a weatherized electrical ...
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How could I use ESP32 for realtime wifi voice streaming?

I have an ESP32 with OV2640 camera and a GY-MAX4466 amplified electret microphone module and I would be able to connect it to ESP32 to stream voice and video in realtime when I connect to its IP, ...
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How to divide a number in an IFTTT action

I have got Monzo (a bank) and Strava (a fitness tracking app) setup in IFTTT. There is a pre-existing recipe that saves 1 pence per 10 kilometers when a new activity is created. I want to create a ...
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Configure LightwaveRF smart dimmer

I have installed a one-gang LightwaveRF smart dimmer to an overhead light that contains 5 dimmable LED bulbs. Having gone through automatic calibration, the light turns on and off fine at full power. ...
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MQTT subscribing is not working

I am working to connect my server to the clients via an MQTT broker. The MQTT client gets connected. But after publishing a message, the subscribe code receives a connection acknowledgment. The ...
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Add delays to Google Home routines

I have a new Google Home Mini and I'm looking to add a lot of customization to it and the devices connected to it. The built in "routines" seems quite limited, the main thing I want to do is add ...
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Using Wi-Fi hardware for ZigBee

Is it possible to use Wi-Fi adapters for communicating with ZigBee devices? Wi-Fi and ZigBee both use the 2.4 GHz range, so the radio hardware should be identical, right? Since I can not find ...
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Are There any IoT Switches/Plugs that use HPAV Instead of WiFi?

As the number of WiFi devices on a network grows congestion issues start to take hold. Devices farther away from the AP may have trouble maintaining a constant connection, and low priority IoT devices ...
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Philips Hue Bridge resets to factory default after power loss

My problem is the following: I've set up my Philips Hue Bridge and everything works great. After a power failure, the bridge comes back to life but it appears to be reset to factory default settings....
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Provisioning "things" on AWS IoT without certificates confusion

I am new to AWS IoT. I wish to use AWS IoT's feature called JITP (Just In Time Provisioning) to provision my gateways automatically. I am using BeagleBone boards as device gateways. I followed the ...
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Send wirelessly very small amount of data

I need to transfer wirelessly a message of maximum 5 bytes of data (including everything such as start bits, stop bits etc etc). What I tried: Empty Ethernet package is at least 56 bytes according to ...
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Lorawan packets datasets

I'm studying Lorawan protocol. I would like to know if some datasets exist to study LoRaWAN packets, parameters and some features.
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How to use dedicated cryptochips

I have a chip that needs to send arbitrary data to a server that I do not control. We're using mbed TLS at the moment, however the binary is quite large. So, we introduced a dedicated cryptographic ...
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How to prevent other unauthorized users in the home from Chromecasting videos using the Google Home Mini?

Is there any way to prevent unauthorized persons from Chromecasting videos using my default YouTube account that's attached to my Google Home Mini? I wish my voice were the only one authorized to ...
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Is there a Linux distro (à la Open/DD WRT) for smart speakers?

Smart speakers like Amazon Echo or Google Home are starting to become common. Is there a community effort to create an open source Linux firmware that can be run on them? I am thinking to something ...
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Firewall/NAT for LWM2M

Has anyone got this Firewall recipe to work "For a firewall to support LwM2M , it should be configured to allow outgoing UDP packets to destination port 5683 (other ports can be configured), ...
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AWS IoT Enterprise Button setup fails during Wi-Fi configuration and can't connect

IoT button is able to connect to home Wi-Fi but not corporate Wi-Fi networks. Fails to connect to WPA2-Personal as well. What kind of Wi-Fi networks does the AWS IoT enterprise button support and can ...
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Websockets with Mongoose on ESP-IDF

I'm trying to use the websocket_chat_client example on ESP-IDF platform but the value of status on MG_EV_CONNECT event is always -1, which is a Connection error. What I've done so far is I took the ...
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How to monitor extra MQTT information with Home Assistant?

I am thinking out the software part of my home automation and was planning to use: MQTT as a backbone (this is a requirement as all my devices (ESPURNA based switches or my own devices) use MQTT as ...
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Home intrusion detection system - UltraSync 1347 - reliability

Does anyone have information about UltraSync 1347, a system that allows you to control a home intrusion system remotely from your smartphone (receive alerts, arm or disarm the system)? I could not ...
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What are the hubs for non-WiFi, DIY/open/hackable devices?

I would like to future-proof my home automation architecture Today, I have a very decentralized setup: an MQTT broker (Mosquitto) WiFi switches: two on-the-wire ones (Sonoff Basic) and one wall ...

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