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Open API Light Fixtures

Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:47 am

I'm trying to build a limited home automation for my handicapped wife using Raspberry PI. I am looking for open API light fixtures that I can control. It is in an holder house so neutral is not available in light switch boxes but I've seen wifi light adapters that plugs into a bulb socket and has a socket for an LED bulb. I just can't find something like that with an open API and I don't want to expose my house on the Internet.

Are there any open API automation systems that will work for this scenario?

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Re: Open API Light Fixtures

Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:25 am

Not directly open API, but phillips hue (expensive) and Ikea TRÅDFRI (much cheaper) although closed systems are based on zigbee and this video describes a way to get at them directly.

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