This will be my first post about the development of a Gear app for SmartThings.
Even if Samsung does eventually create an app, I’m still going to continue developing this one.
We got our SmartThings starter kit a few days after Christmas. I own a Gear S2 and was upset when I couldn’t find an app for it to control my new devices. My professional job is a software developer - so I figured it was time to start coding…
The reason behind starting this thread is to get ideas from the SmartThings community to help make this app better.
My wife already pointed out that a lot of the built in sensors in the watch could be used to trigger things, like adjusting the thermostat based on temperature and heart rate during a workout. I think ideas like this will be awesome to implement after I get the basic features working.
The web service is running and working perfectly.
The Gear App is controlling switches in my home.
At this time we only have 2 door/window sensors, a motion detector, an arlo camera, and one outlet thing.
I wanted more devices to switch on and off, so I connected an Arduino to my office linux server, and created a service on the linux server, the arduino can turn on and off an LED, and the service will say the date and time when it is triggered.
So now I have a lamp, an arlo, an arduino LED, and a talking computer that I can switch on and off.
I want to make some changes to the GUI.
I want to add the ability to switch modes, and trigger routines.
I’m going to buy a dimmer switch so that I can create a cool way of controlling the brightness using the watches bezel.
I’ll post pictures and videos soon.