Decoding Samsung Z-Wave Lock with Homey

On September 27, 2018, Posted by , In Articles, By ,,, , With No Comments

Since we were working on decoding Yale Z-Wave Lock, we took the momentum to update the Samsung Z-Wave Lock Homey app as well. Since most of our explanations on decoding the locks were done in the previous article, let’s jump straight into the kind of status updates (COMMAND_CLASS_ALARM) the lock offers:…

New FIBARO Homekit Bridge

On May 29, 2018, Posted by , In Articles, By ,,, , With 1 Comment

This article serve as an update on our Smart Home Bridge (FIBARO based). This bridge had previously supported Amazon Echo, Google Home and Apple HomeKit. As FIBARO rolled out support for Amazon Echo natively via the Alexa skills, we no longer require the bridge anymore for use with Amazon echo. In…

Singapore Google Store is now opened! 4 cool things we can already do with Google Home (and Mini)

On April 18, 2018, Posted by , In Articles, By ,,,, , With No Comments

The wait is finally over! You can now buy Pixel 2 phone, Google Home (and Mini), Google Wifi, Chromecast and the Pixel Bud locally with local warranty at comparable price US Google Store! While the news were plastered all over Straits Time and Channel News Asia, describing what the standard…

Homey and Ring Integration

On January 21, 2018, Posted by , In Articles, By ,,, , With No Comments

A video doorbell allows you to screen your visitors at your door even though you are not at home. There is an array of video doorbells in the market with Ring 2, Ring Pro and the DoorBird taking the lead in terms of popularity. Ring has partnered with Kevo, Wink,…

Energy Monitoring with Z-Wave

On June 3, 2015, Posted by , In Articles, By , , With No Comments

The topic of energy monitoring is not new. Even though the energy tariff in Singapore is not exactly the highest, it is definitely not low enough to ignore the need to gain insights from your energy consumption patterns and adjust your usage accordingly. It has also been a growing trend, especially…