I hope that I am putting this in the spot, if not, my apologies.
I currently have a SmatThings hub, open/close sensors, motion sensor, a few hue lights, a hue hub.
I purchased the motion sensor so that I could trigger the kitchen lights to come on when someone is in the kitchen which consists of 4 hue lights. So I figured I would be able to just set a simple IF motion is detected THEN turn on these four lights and then crate another one so that when no motion is detected, turn those lights off. I am unable to figure out how to accomplish that.
I don’t see anyway to set motion as a trigger… so I went to IFTTT and wanted to create a recipe to do just that… unfortunately it doesn’t give you the ability to turn on a “group” of lights, so I would need 4 recipes, one for each light. A minor pain, but oh well…
Now I want to turn them off, and I don’t see any way to set a trigger for motion NOT detected? Am I missing something here? It would seem to me that one of the most basic things anyone would want their light to do is to turn on when they enter a room and turn off after they leave the room… I figure I must be missing something, if we can’t accomplish at least that, I am loosing faith in my connected home.
Thanks, any help would surely be appreciated.