[Edge Driver] A Breakthrough In Human Presence Detection

I have just published a temporary version of the EP1 driver to the Tims-Drivers-Public channel.
version 2023-05-10T10:17:57.994543777

It should automatically be pushed to your hub in the next 24 hours.

Can confirm I am seeing the same issue as the others, and yes firmware is 000.047.00011 - I tried reverting to the known good firmware for the EP1 that we verified worked correctly back in March, just to rule out it being an ESPHome firmware update and it produces the same result, therefor I would assume its something on the SmartThings firmware side like you mention.

Will keep an eye out for the new version and hopefully it allows the device to work properly.

Tried to send you a few messages on Discord so we could work through this but didn’t hear back yet.

Just checked and this works as intended now with the updated driver you pushed (other than temperature), thanks for fixing it!

Thanks for looking in to this and resolving. I’ll keep an eye out for the temporary driver update over the next few hours.

I got my EP1 setup last night. Other than power cycling it once to get it to stay online, its updating quickly and i’m working on getting it tuned in. Question on the settings:

  1. What does the Smart Presence boolean do?
  2. Are settings synced between the SmartThings app and the webUI? So if I make a setting change in the web UI will it be reflected in the SmartThings mobile app?

Changes made in the SmartThings app will update in the UI but the other way around doesn’t seem to sync (unless it takes a longer period of time perhaps).

Just as a quick note, the web page on the device isn’t really intended to be used for anything other than a quick diagnostics, there is often a bug where if you keep the web page open for extended periods of time it can sometimes cause a reboot.

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Hi Jimmy, great news you have it working.
It looks like SmarThings have introduced a bug in the latest firmware. I guess it’s still beta.

if the Smart Presence setting is off, the driver simply passes through the sensor readings it gets from the EP1. I found I got quite a few false positives from the mmWave sensor with this setting. So I have Smart presence on. This sets presence active when the motion sensor goes active and then sets presence inactive when both the motion and mmWave sensors go inactive.

I have not tried the different GUIs but I assume the settings will be shared between them

Let me know if you need any help validating the bug on other firmware versions. I currently have my EP1 connected to my SmartThings Station which is on fw 46.8. I also have a V3 hub on the 48.x beta I can use for testing.

Working great now, much appreciated!!!

@w35l3y gave me a work around for the bug, i.e. supplying the units to the emit_event call.

So I have just released a updated driver (version 2023-5-11T21:27:43.933931923) which has full functionality. I.e. the temperature sensor should be working again.



Can confirm it started working and ST platform is taking care of the unit of measure conversion to Freedom units :stuck_out_tongue:

Any chance you would share the code for the driver?

@Tim99 @Automated_House , how long does it take the Software Update step to complete. This has been going on for over 30 minutes now, with the Red LED on the hardware blinking. I have tried 3 USB Cables, and selected different COM ports with the same results.

From what I remember, it was definitnely less time than that and there was a progress popup once it started. Make sure you have the drivers installed on your computer. I had to install a driver for mine to update.

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Ok, I got it working. I connected it directly to my laptop, instead of the docking station, and then it updated and set the IP address. Appreciate the response.

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