[SOLVED] Home automation plugin

Max2Play Home 2016 (en) Forums Max2Play Add-ons [SOLVED] Home automation plugin

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  • 4. Dezember 2016 at 12:03 #24535

    Hi, I’m hoping someone has experience of the home automation plugin and would kindly explain how this works in practice as I can’t find anything on the m2p website

    I have read that the m2p can control homematic devices, but there is also a mention of the fritzbox, do I really need this?
    And then how does the m2p talk to the things like the radiator valves,

    Sorry for the dumb questions but if anyone out there could point me in the right direction I really would appreciate it
    Thanks

    7. Dezember 2016 at 17:07 #24644

    Hi alex,
    The homematic plugin is for people using homematic, a German home automation software. The fritzbox can complement this system by checking whether people are active in the home environment. You can check out the initial topic for Max2Play and homematic on the homematic forums: http://homematic-forum.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=22860 (google translate to English).

    7. Dezember 2016 at 17:17 #24647

    Hi Heiner
    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction, its appreciated, and great work you boys are doing
    A

    2. April 2019 at 11:42 #44947

    Just to make sure people headed to this topic by googling Max2Play home automation get the full picture, we have added various new home automation plugins and features by now. Here are some links for further information:

    New Plugins:
    API-Examples Plugin – dynamically creates a list of commands to copy-paste to your home automation software of choice (audio playback, shutdown, etc.)
    openHAB Server Plugin – one-click installer for openHAB 2 on the Raspberry Pi
    Hardware Control Plugin – Easy web interface integration of hardware like rotary encoders or infrared remotes

    Further reading:
    Our Home Automation Overview
    Howto – Squeezebox Control with openHAB
    HowTo – Use HTTP-Requests with Max2Play

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