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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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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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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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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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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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Requirement for a mesh network using Zigbee or similar technology

I have a requirement to design a proprietary monitoring system. (There's some intellectual property involved so I'll describe the system with a slightly altered purpose.) Imagine a large factory ...
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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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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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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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