January 7, 2016 at 10:21 pm #2359
I want to connect my philips Hue lights to Pulse Station. I only read on the site that I have to use ifttt service. So I’m trying to create that, but I don’t know what to enter in the properties fields. I have a z-wave movement sensor. When that sensor goes on the Hue light needs to go on. How can I get this working. Anyone?
Kind regards, HenriJanuary 8, 2016 at 2:14 pm #2361
You can look at the following example : https://www.pulse-station.com/ifttt-service/
It explain how to send a sms but you can just replace it by the “hue” ifttt service.
MikaelJanuary 9, 2016 at 4:20 pm #2375
thanks for the link. I’m going to try that.
HenriJanuary 10, 2016 at 1:20 am #2381
Fyi: I am working on a hue native integration.
You can expect it within +/- 1 month.
It’s super hard to develop, as I do not have a Philips Hue and as such I cannot test it.
- This reply was modified 1 year, 6 months ago by K.Rens.
K.RensJanuary 10, 2016 at 9:59 am #2385
Thanks for the update. I can imagine that it’s hard to develop without a Philips Hue system. I’m looking forward to your result!
I’ve got the ifttt method to work though, so in the meantime I will use that.
Kind regards, HenriJanuary 10, 2016 at 2:49 pm #2386
The reason I started the native hue implementation is because I got reports that the iftt method was quite slow.
Can you confirm it’s slow to respond to your commands?
Fyi: if you have feedback on how to make it clearer, do not hesitate to let us know.
K.RensJanuary 10, 2016 at 7:25 pm #2393
It has some lag. About 3 to 4 seconds. But when I’m turning the lights off or on by using the webservice from hue (my.meethue.com) it has about the same lag. It might be irritating when the light needs to go on when you enter a room, but I haven’t tried that yet.
HenriJanuary 10, 2016 at 11:39 pm #2402
Ok, 4 seconds it too long.
I’ve added something new to the store, to try to get testing devices:
As a bonus I will add more then just Hue support, I will also add special effects like candle light, blink, alarm, …
K.RensJanuary 11, 2016 at 9:51 am #2407
If there is an API (like php script), we can develop a dedicated service to make your HUE more responsive (as the communication will be done on the local network).
We have to be sure that the API will not use the webservice otherwise you’ll have the same problem.January 12, 2016 at 8:29 am #2412
I will take a look at the post this week.
HenriAugust 29, 2016 at 10:27 pm #3694
any progress on the development of a native Hue support? Since the update of DSM 6 I couldn’t get PulseStation working, so I abandoned the product for awhile. But I managed to get PulseStation working again this week, so I was curious how the development is going. Hope to hear from you. And thanks for the great product.
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