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by robertandrews
Wed May 29, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Hardware and Hacking
Topic: British Gas RHC - SmartThings compatibility
Replies: 6
Views: 14322

Re: British Gas RHC - SmartThings compatibility

That SmartThings system looks increasingly interesting with that interoperability for other devices. If they get the API stuff right, it could be a real winner. The lack of UK in-wall controllable plugs and sockets is a real problem right now - interstitial devices like the AM SmartPlugs are good, ...
by robertandrews
Wed May 29, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Hardware and Hacking
Topic: British Gas RHC - SmartThings compatibility
Replies: 6
Views: 14322

Re: British Gas RHC - SmartThings compatibility

Thanks Roobarb. FYI, those "SmartApps" aren't really apps. They're effectively rules and instructions, written in code. Users can contribute their own code as new "apps". Here is a preliminary list of SmartThings-compatible devices - http://build.smartthings.com/compatible-devices/ NB. They have com...
by robertandrews
Wed May 29, 2013 1:21 pm
Forum: Hardware and Hacking
Topic: British Gas RHC - SmartThings compatibility
Replies: 6
Views: 14322

British Gas RHC - SmartThings compatibility

Not sure if anyone here has yet heard of SmartThings, the Kickstarter-funded Internet Of Things and home automation linkage system... http://www.fastcodesign.com/multisite_files/codesign/imagecache/slideshow-large/slides/smartthings-7.jpg It looks great, and I wondered whether anyone knows if it is ...
by robertandrews
Wed Jul 25, 2012 12:31 pm
Forum: General Use
Topic: Hub constantly goes offline
Replies: 8
Views: 6587

Re: Hub constantly goes offline

Are you saying AlertMe is flaky with Virgin Media's Superhub?

Frankly, I find that router flaky all by itself. Routinely losing devices.

I'm considering buying AlertMe, but won't if it won't work properly.