Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

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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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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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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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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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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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They are now by the Hue Plug-in :-)

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Busta999 wrote:
They are now by the Hue Plug-in :-)
I know you could pair them with HUE, but that makes the IKEA remotes, dimmers, and motion sensor not able to talk to the bulbs anymore (correct me if I'm wrong?).

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I don’t know, I don’t have any Trädfri stuff but this looks like it may help ... https://youtu.be/HFq3xi2fmYY


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Busta999 wrote:
I don’t know, I don’t have any Trädfri stuff but this looks like it may help ... https://youtu.be/HFq3xi2fmYY


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Hmm, I could try that, but then I need to get all my IKEA light in short distance to HUE controller and there is now 16 ++ bulbs in various sockets around the house. If the remote controls could act as "hub" to include all connected bulbs it would be a nicer solution, but I cannot make it pair that way with HUE hub.

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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

A quick look at the above linked library shows that it requires Python 3. Indigo uses Python 2 so it's likely to be non-trivial to use that library.

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Re: Info on Ikea's new smart bulb offering

No update on this side?
It could be interesting to have IKEA bulbs integrated :D

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