Wonder if this would work.
I have not yet purchased any Smartthings, but would like to know if this would be possible before I do.
I use the Amazon Echo. For info it works really well.
I quite often use the Echo, whilst the television is on. My problem is that whilst the Echo hears my commands. However I find it difficult to hear its response, without first muting the television. (I am a little deaf).
What I would like to do is purchase the Smartthings Hub and power outlet - I understand that is can act as an Energy monitor. Also purchase the Harmony hub.
The scenario would be that when I talk to the Echo. As it lights up - it draws additional power. Have the Smartthings hub / power outlet recognize this and then send a command to the Harmony hub to “mute” the television, when the lights go out after it has finished speaking (reduced power back to a steady state), then send a command to “Un-mute” the television.
I would appreciate any comments.