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  • Kevb
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    Originally posted by info@kaeseler.dk View Post
    Geofencing, additional comparators wanted

    Hi. I would like to request additional possibilities when creating geofencing events. Now it is only possible to use "enters" or "leaves", however to combine with the current location of other geofencing devices (not entering or leaving right now) would be a nice additional feature. What I am searching for is something like (written in bold):

    IF <HSBuddy: geofencing>
    <Juniors iPhone> <enters> <Home>
    AND
    <Wife's iPhone> <IS NOT @> <Home> AND
    <My iPhone> <IS NOT @> <Home>
    THEN
    <Control a device> <Junior is home alone> = 'Y'

    Similar to the <IS NOT @> comparator a <IS @> could be useful too.
    You may have already solved this, but I use virtual switches to accomplish this. As a phone enters or leaves a fence, the virtual switch is changed to "At Home", "Away", etc. Use the value of the virtual switch for your condition, i.e. WifeVirtualSwitch device has a value not equal to "At Home". Hope this helps.

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  • info@kaeseler.dk
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    Geofencing, additional comparators wanted

    Hi. I would like to request additional possibilities when creating geofencing events. Now it is only possible to use "enters" or "leaves", however to combine with the current location of other geofencing devices (not entering or leaving right now) would be a nice additional feature. What I am searching for is something like (written in bold):

    IF <HSBuddy: geofencing>
    <Juniors iPhone> <enters> <Home>
    AND
    <Wife's iPhone> <IS NOT @> <Home> AND
    <My iPhone> <IS NOT @> <Home>
    THEN
    <Control a device> <Junior is home alone> = 'Y'

    Similar to the <IS NOT @> comparator a <IS @> could be useful too.

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  • cd36
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    I have another request. Right now when you load HSBuddy, even if it can't connect to your Homeseer Server, it seems to show all devices in their last state. So on a casual glance you may look and think everything is fine.

    If HSBuddy can't connect to the Homeseer Server it should tell you that. If it still shows the last state the devices were in, it can prompt you that is what it is doing, but there should be some way to tell you that the information that is displayed is not current.

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  • cd36
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    It would be nice if there was a way to push dashboards out to all devices. That way if I update a dashboard and upload it to server, I can then force all devices to download the new dashboard from the server.

    Especially if I had a customer that I was adjusting the dashboard for, it would be nice to make sure they have the latest version.

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  • sbwright
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    Is it possible for this plugin and app to send notifications to a cell phone which is connected to the WiFi network? Specifically I'm trying to get notified of a loss of home internet service whether at home or out. We run a VPN on our home router and on our phones. Maybe a heartbeat check between the app and the PI with option to send notification via the phone app to make the user aware.

    Another question, could be I have something setup incorrectly but I noticed by accident that if the WiFi is turned off on my mobile and hsbuddy is started it loads what appears to be last state of devices and there is no indication that the app is not connected to the PI even after triggering a refresh.

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  • outbackrob
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    Any chance we will see this awesome plug-in available in the Amazon Appstore? I want it EVERYWHERE!

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  • Demusman
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    Does this work with Android 11?
    I can't get it to enable geolocations. Keep getting the failed to enable service message.

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  • dwg
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    I haven’t found a way to imbed a hyperlink which would be great. I guess it’s just laziness but it would be great. I created a virtual device with a device string with the URL and “Click Me” for status which works great in HS but because it is really a html command obviously nothing in HSBuddy. I do have a “Video Link” device created by the Nest plugin that does work in HSBuddy click on the “Click Me” and the ipad browser opens and goes to the Nest site- I haven’t tried to dissect that device yet.

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  • wimaware
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    It would be nice to implement a NFC function. Set a NFC tag which, when read, can start an event or action.
    This function could be phone dependent, so that the same NFC tag has a different function e.g for my wife or kids.
    Since the app. is running on mobile phones the NFC function is already present.

    What do you think?

    Wil

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  • Fiish
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    Gotcha. thanks for the response!

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  • avargaskun
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    Originally posted by Fiish View Post
    Are homescreen widgets a planned feature? To control devices from the home screen on Android?
    Hi! Potentially but not in the short term. As a workaround you can create homescreen shortcuts to set devices to a particular value. Though certanily not as flexible as a widget.

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  • Fiish
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    Are homescreen widgets a planned feature? To control devices from the home screen on Android?

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  • gelessor
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    Bummer... but I understand.

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  • avargaskun
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    Originally posted by gelessor View Post
    This is getting better and better!

    really appreciate your efforts with this. Just sent some extra coffee money.

    thanks again
    Originally posted by langenet View Post
    I couldn't agree more. I just sent you some coffee money... Have some Bailey's with it!

    Thank you for the support. And thank you for using the app and contributing ideas for new features

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  • avargaskun
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    Originally posted by gelessor View Post
    Any chance you could add a function to a button press that would change to a different named dashboard?
    It is possible to do have a button to open a different dashboard as its primary action, but it's not possible to assign a chain of actions to the same widget (e.g. run an event and open a dashboard). As a temporary workaround, one option could be to make the button for the activity (e.g. "Cable TV") open the specific dashboard, and have at the top of the dashboard a button to 'launch' the activity? It's still 2 taps instead of 1, but this setup may be convenient as in cases when the activity is launched differently (e.g. with Alexa, or a physical remote control)

    I'll consider this feature, compound actions on a widget, for a future change. Thank you for the suggestion!

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