Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

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Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:07 pm
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Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

More of a security evaluation than anything, but it gives more info than any other article I've seen.

It's Zigbee, by the way.

https://mjg59.dreamwidth.org/47803.html

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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

And someone is doing the heavy lifting of building a library to support it in a platform agnostic way:
https://www.reddit.com/r/homeautomation ... we/ikea_trådfri_lights_just_zigbee_and_usable_on/dg2cfbo/

Looks like that unicode character breaks the URL, so you'll have to copy & paste.

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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

Anyone managed to integrate them in indigo?

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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

Just thought I'd clarify that while I'm interested in seeing this integrated and found the resources above that I think might help someone do it, I'm in no way qualified to attempt it.

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Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:54 am
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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

Well, I would be able to play somehow, but I need the equipment :D
Maybe I am going to to IKEA next week and I will be a couple of bulbs + the gateway (which is needed to control bulbs).

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Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:57 am
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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

The latest version of Home-Assistant apparently now supports these lights:

The gateway can control lights connected to it and Home Assistant will automatically discover its presence on your network.

https://home-assistant.io/components/tradfri/

Perhaps someone can adapt their code to Indigo?

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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

Any movement on a Plugin for this?

They are a lot cheaper than the equivalent Hue lights.

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Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:08 pm
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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

Openhab2 also seems to support this, and I have tested it. I would really want to see this supported in Indigo. Bulbs are cheap and work really well.


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