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Old 09-06-2018, 07:09 PM
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Anyone know about home automation via If This / Then That (IFTTT) networks?
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Yes. Don’t bother unless you want a flaky system that you are constantly dicking around with and troubleshooting.
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I had a feeling it wasn't that robust given its infancy, but I still want to learn more about it. My daughter's hearing aids are IFTTT compatible, so I'm looking at possibilities focused around that.
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Not remotely close for adoption. Too many IFs, no pun intended.
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I use IFTTT in conjunction with some custom arduino boards and it seems to work well. Calls my cellphone if bilge pumps run too long or fridge temp is too high.
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I use it in conjunction with an iSmartAlarm system. It arms the system every night for over two years now.
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IFTTT works wonderfully in conjunction with Smarthings, Philips Hue, and other. My entire house is fully automated
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To the OB..."What are your goals/needs?"
IFTTT is very broad. What are you trying to do?
Are you able to "hobbyist/enthusiast" build some of the equipment yourself? Or are you looking for off-the-shelf retail products ready to deploy?

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