How to setup sensor automation with Apple HomeKit



published: 2019-07-14 11:00:01

Smart switches, smart bulbs, and other smart home accessories really start paying dividends when paired with great automations that make your home feel like it’s magically adapting to your needs. Let’s take a look at how to set up these kind of sensor based automations in HomeKit with Apple’s Home app and beyond…to take your home automation game to the next level!

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  1. Can you turn the background music down please or turn it off altogether

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  2. Nice. Woke-up kinda early to The YouTubes telling me to watch a new #homeautomation video. 😏

    So. Do you think that #HomeKit will offer similar functionality for ‘conditions’ in future releases? IOS13?

    While I understand that using a 3rd-party App isn’t really all that big of a whoop in the grand scheme, I just have issue with it being the necessity…
    Perhaps (probably) I’m just too lazy, but it seems like a hassle/annoyance to have to use multiple Apps to configure what (I believe) is a function that would be commonly used scenario.

    Maybe my expectations are too high?

    Also – can you offer a reminder of the manufacturer of your motion sensors? I’ve been considering adding a motion sensor(s) and a water/leak sensor to my #smarthome – but don’t want to have to add another Bridge to the system…
    I’ll likely just go with #Samsung #SmartThings, as they are supposed to work with the #LutronCaseta Bridge – but I’m open to other suggestions.

    Oh. Yeah. Congrats on your 1500 subscribers!

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