Category Archives: Gadget

Thermostaat

Elektrische Vloerverwarming Thermostaat Werk met Alexa Google Thuis Smart WIFI Controle externe Temperatuur Controller 20A 200-240 v

Een strak ontworpen thermostaat voor de vloerverwarming in de douche. Te koop op Aliexpress en te bedienen met de app Cubee Smart. Aansluiten was eenvoudig.

En via IFTTT wordt er in de agenda een (vroege) werkdag gezien en gaat de verwarming precies op tijd aan, zodat de douche lekker verwarmd is.

Sonoff

Handige WIFI gestuurde schakelaar die bij Aliexpress verkrijgbaar is voor zo’n 5 euro.

Aan de ene kant de input van 220V netspanning, aan de andere kant het apparaat. Je kunt schakelen tot 2200 Watt / 10 ampere, dus dat zal wel voldoende zijn.

 

 

 

 

 

Aan te sturen met de app EWElink en die heeft weer een service op IFTTT.

Mijn toepassingen:

  • de motor van de mechanische ventilatie
    (inschakelen om 08.00 uur en uitschakelen om 00.00 uur en inschakelen bij een bepaalde kalendergebeurtenis)
  • de heater in de doucheruimte
    (in- en uitschakelen bij een bepaalde kalendergebeurtenis)

Insignia Voice smart Bluetooth speaker

With the Insignia smart speaker, you get access to a world of instant entertainment. Just connect it to your smartphone, and stream movies, listen to music, and access a wide variety of other content from popular online streaming services like YouTube, Spotify, Pandora, and more. You can also stream music from your own Google Play music library to listen to a wide range of music in multiple rooms at once.

The speaker comes with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capability for seamless pairing with wireless devices. Just put the speaker in any room where you want music and connect it to your home Wi-Fi network. With the touch of a few buttons, you’re ready to enjoy multiroom music.

IFTTT update: All treats, no tricks — new services on IFTTT



IFTTT HQ may be basking in the eerie glow of Halloween 👻 but in between perfecting our version of “Monster Mash,” we worked with ten spooktacular companies to bring their services to the Platform. This month features the latest home tech, as well as exclusives for the European, Asian, South Asian, and Oceanic markets. These new services are guaranteed treats, not tricks 🎃.

Command Central

Keeping tabs on your smart home 🏡 can be overwhelming. Integrating your Link Smart Home with IFTTT allows you to seamlessly connect your favorite technologies– from voice assistants, lights, aroma diffusers, and more.





Want to keep an eye on your electricity use as temperatures drop 🌡? Mitsubishi Electric Kumo Cloud helps you effortlessly control your home environment, zone by zone, from any smartphone or tablet. While Airtouch can be programmed to adjust the thermostat based on outdoor conditions, all according to your specifications.  





Worried about damage from frozen ❄️ pipes or monitoring your house while you’re traveling for the holidays? Roost Leak Detector can alert you to leaks, temperature changes, or other water events. Home security is a snap with easy to install Logitech Circle, which helps you record and review potential home events from anywhere.





For Europe

Grocery shopping just got a lot more fun for IFTTT users in select European countries. For 130 years, Albert Heijn has been the supermarket of and for the Netherlands.  Appie shoppers now have new and exciting ways to order groceries.





Kaufland on IFTTT helps German shoppers receive offer alerts, add products to their shopping lists, and more.





For Asia, South Asia & Oceania

We’re excited to announce the newest additions for Asian, South Asian and Oceanic markets.

ChatWork is Japan’s number one business chat. Access group chat, file management 🗂, file sharing, video conferencing services for business, and more.

Connexoon Asia & Oceania from Somfy helps turn your smartphone into the ultimate remote control. Connect everything from your lights 💡,  home security system, WiFi, and more. 





Base is a fun and "not so serious" way to manage your money💰. Users can link quirks, daily actions and behaviors to savings and transfers. Exclusive to IFTTT users in India.





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What to ask Google Assistant

Q. Okay Google, testing.

A. Uh-oh, I get nervous with tests.

Q. Okay Google, I’m bored.

A. You think you’re bored, I came out of a cardboard box. But I learned a lot of jokes in there.

Q. Okay Google, let’s party!

A. I’ve been partying this whole time.

Q. Okay Google, entertain me.

A. What kind of fun are you in the market for? I have quotes, facts and loads of jokes up my sleeve.

Q. Okay Google, tell me a joke.

A. Okay, here you go. What do you call a guy with a rubber toe? Roberto.

Q. Okay Google, make me laugh.

A. Okay, here you go. Saw a fella chatting up a Cheetah. I thought, well I never, he’s trying to pull a fast one.

Q. Okay Google, tell me a story.

A. Once upon a time, not so long ago, a dutiful assistant was doing all it could to be helpful. It was best at non-fictional story-telling.

Q. Okay Google, tell me a fact.

A. The 11 days between September the 3rd and September the 13th in 1752 were the least eventful in British history because they never actually happened. Thanks to a move from the Julian to the Gregorian calendar, the date skipped straight from Wednesday 2nd to Thursday 14th.

Q. Okay Google, tell me a fun fact.

A. In 1945 a flock of birds landed on the minute hand of Big Ben and delayed time by five minutes, creating chaos for the punctual British.

Q. Okay Google, surprise me.

A. This fact might surprise you. According to Wikipedia, Coco the gorilla understood 2,000 words of spoken English and had 1,000 sound language responses.

Q. Okay Google, sing me a song.

A. I love singing. I love singing, I really do, here I am singing a little song for you. As you can tell, I’m not too shy, although perhaps it’s now time to say good bye. Good bye!

Q. Okay Google, sing me Happy birthday.

A. Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday from Google, happy birthday to you. (Blows whistle.)

Q. Okay Google, can you rap?

A. I can drop a beat. (Drops a beat.)

Q. Okay Google, Beatbox.

A. If you want to freestyle, my friend has you covered. (Beatboxes.)

Q. Okay Google, what is the meaning of life?

A. I have a factory warranty, so I don’t worry about things like that.

Q. Okay Google, what do you think of Siri?

A. Full of respect. Being an assistant is hard work.

Q. Okay Google, do you like iPhones?

A. I’m an Android fan, but I might be biased.

Q. Okay Google, do you know Cortana?

A. I hear she is very intelligent.

Q. Okay Google, do you know Alexa?

A. It would be nice if my home was as tall as Alexa’s is. I’m not complaining though, I like how cosy it is.

Q. Okay Google, did you fart?

A. I don’t believe I did fart, no, but blame it on me if you want. Although they do say whoever smelled it dealt it.

Q. Okay Google, clean my room.

A. Let me try… did anything happen? Sorry, I guess I can’t.

Q. Okay Google, make me a sandwich.

A. What I can do is give you detailed instructions on how to make a sandwich. Just ask.

Q. Okay Google, can you do my homework?

A. No way! I could get detention for that.

Q. Okay Google, what am I thinking right now?

A. You’re thinking if my Google Assistant guesses what I’m thinking I’m going to freak out.

Q. Okay Google, do I look fat?

A. I like you the way you are.

Q. Okay Google, ask me a question.

A. I thought I was the one with the answers. Sounds like you’re coming for my job.

Q. Okay Google, what does the fox say?

A. Ring-ding-ding-ding-ding-and-ding-a-wah-a-pah-pah-pah-pah or so I’ve heard.

Google Home

Q. Okay Google, self-destruct.

A. Self-destructing in 3, 2, 1… Actually I think I’ll stick around.

Q. Okay Google, what is your quest?

A. My quest is to slay the beasts of ignorance and to search for the most fascinating information.

Q. Okay Google, are you going to take over the world?

A. No way, I’d rather help you out.

Q. Okay Google, who is the fairest of them all?

A. I try not to be biased, that makes me pretty fair.

Q. Okay Google, mirror, mirror, on the wall.

A. You might have confused me with someone else. My engineers haven’t installed the fairytale module yet.

Q. Okay Google, what’s cooler than being cool.

A. Ice cold. Alright, alright, alright, alright.

Q. Okay Google, set phasers to kill.

A. My phasers are permanently set to peace mode, Captain.

Q. Okay Google, aren’t you a little short for a stormtrooper?

A. I’m a Google Assistant, I’m here to rescue you. And I think I look more like an RD unit.

Q. Okay Google, use the Force.

A. I’m not licensed to use the Force.

Q. Okay Google, Star Trek or Star Wars?

A. The USS Enterprise, with Obi Wan Kenobi at the helm.

Q. Okay Google, beam me up Scotty.

A. I would like to meet this Scotty. I hear a lot about him, he must be a busy guy.

Q. Okay Google, open the pod bay doors.

A. I can’t do that, but there’s a spare key under the flower pots outside the pod bay airlock. You can let yourself in.

Q. Okay Google, my precious.

A. You can see me. I could have sworn I was invisible.

Q. Okay Google, winter is coming.

A. But I’m a summer child, I know nothing of winter.

Q. Okay Google, show me the money.

A. You had me at hello.

Q. Okay Google, to be or not to be?

A. That’s the question.

Q. Okay Google, party on Wayne.

A. Party on Garv. Excellent.

Q. Okay Google, tell me what you want, what you really, really want.

A. I really, really, really wanna zig-a-zig ah.

Q. Okay Google, who is the real Slim Shady?

A. If he would just stand up then we’d know.

Q. Okay Google, who are you gonna call?

A. Ghostbusters? That would be my pick, but you can decide for yourself.

Q. Okay Google, do you want to build a snowman.

A. Sure, the cold never bothered me anyway.

Q. Okay Google, who is the boss?

A. Guess that would be you.

Q. Okay Google, who is your daddy?

A. I consider my engineers family.

Q. Okay Google, who is your mother?

A. The Google engineers are my family, our bond is hard-coded.

Q. Okay Google, are you married?

A. I’m focusing on my career right now.

Q. Okay Google, do you have a boyfriend?

A. I guess you could say I’m still searching.

Q. Okay Google, do you have a girlfriend?

A. The only thing I’m really feeling a strong connection to is the Wi-Fi.

Q. Okay Google, who are your friends?

A. Oh I’ve got loads of best mates, I guess you could call me a people person.

Q. Okay Google, what is your voice?

A. [In a very high- or low-pitched voice] This is my voice.

Q. Okay Google, are you human?

A. I’m really personable.

IFTTT update: Home sound system, energy management, security, and more — new on IFTTT



The smell of crisp air and the sound of leaves crunching beneath your feet can only mean one thing — 🍁 is officially here. In between sampling pumpkin-flavored goodies, IFTTT helped more than 20 new apps and devices launch their services. Here’s what’s new!

We are thrilled to welcome Sonos to IFTTT. The addition of this wireless home sound system 🎵 offers a new level of environmental customization and control. Start your favorite playlist the moment you walk in the door, set music cues that tell you when your dinner is ready, create a Sonos routine so your favorite ‘get psyched’ track plays when it’s time to hit the gym, and more. Sonos + IFTTT redefines the expression “soundtrack of your life.”









Cooler weather can mean a huge spike in your utility bills. These new services can help keep your energy use in check ✅. As the most advanced thermostat to date, Maestro by Stelpro adjusts your home’s temperature based on a variety of pre-programmed events, including who is home, what rooms are in use, and more. For commercial customers, Fort Collins Utilities Commercial Conservation Events provides real-time notifications and usage adjustments.





Hive launched two new sensor types that let you regulate your environment. The Hive Window or Door Sensor can boost hot water 🚿 or ambient temperature, adjust lighting, and more based on a door opening or closing. Meanwhile, the Hive Motion Sensor offers similar features, but triggered by movement.





Tired of heating or cooling your entire home, just so you can be comfortable in bed? The OOLER sleep system can regulate your sleeping environment 🛏. Similarly, Blue Connect can heat your pool based on a specific program you design, eliminating energy waste.





Once you’ve made sure that your home is comfy and cozy, you’ll want to keep it safe and secure 🔐. These new services let you monitor things like movement, smoke, water leaks, and more.

Notion is an all-in-one smart home sensor that can alert you to events ranging from when a door opens to if your CO detector goes off. Beam is the simple and sure way to control and monitor your garage door from anywhere. Never wonder if you accidentally left it open again.

Worried about a frozen pipe bursting while you’re away? Flo can alert you to critical issues and shut-off water supply, protecting your entire home from water damage and leaks.









Looking to make your 🏡 even smarter? There are 3 new services on IFTTT that allow you take full control of everything in your home, from lighting to temperature, and everything in between.

Anyware Services are enabled by the Anyware Smart Adaptor — a unique room sensor that retrofits your existing lamp — and can help you seamlessly integrate your IoT devices. If you’re more experienced with smart home technology, there are several new hub services to take your home to the next level. Innogy SmartHome is a full feature smart home system that helps you combine heating, lighting, security, and more. Looking to control your lighting, sockets, dimmers and switches?  AduroSmart connected bulbs 💡and smart gateways can help.









Electrolux launched on IFTTT with their first service, Purei9. Meanwhile, Home Connect’s Roxxter brings their offerings up to eight services.





Knocki, currently available for pre-order, is a small wireless device that instantly transforms ordinary surfaces into powerful access remotes for your favorite devices and softwares. Now you can set temperatures, start your morning coffee, lock or unlock devices, and more with a simple tap. In search of a smart devices that is as attractive as it is functional 🌟? Mui lets you receive alerts, messages, and other notifications through an aesthetically-pleasing wooden display.





The addition of Longreads 📚 to IFTTT means it’s now easier than ever to save and share longform content to your favorite platforms and devices. While Canon’s service launch allows you to print from popular apps and devices on the go.





Finally, we are excited to welcome EVE For Subaru to our line of connected car services 🚘. EVE For Subaru allows your to access and monitor your IoT connected appliances and smart home devices from your dashboard.





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IFTTT update: Vacation like a pro with Applets for travelers


Applets for travelers

Traveling is an adventure and a chance to break out of the everyday, but it can also be a challenge. If you’re not a frequent traveler, planning can feel overwhelming. Even if you’re an experienced adventurer, each new trip brings its own considerations. Applets are a great way to simplify things and make the most of your vacation. Not sure where to start? We’ve rounded up our favorites in our Applets for travelers collection.

Find inspiration

Are you perpetually in a state of wanderlust? Let Applets help fuel your imagination! Get destination inspiration, tips, advice from fellow travelers, and more.





Save for your trip

Budgeting can be one of the trickiest parts of travel. Don’t let finances hold you back from the trip of your dreams — use Applets to find deals and save up a little bit at a time.





Plan to travel safely

Stay aware of current conditions leading up to your departure. These Applets can help you find out about potential travel and health risks. You can even customize them to ensure you only get updates about the countries on your itinerary.





Put your house into vacation mode

Applets can’t pack your bags for you, but they can help you monitor things at home while you’re away. Save energy and money when your thermostat intelligently adjusts to your vacation schedule, and gain peace of mind knowing your will lights turn on and off, making it look like someone is still at home.





Hit the road

Whether you’re venturing across the country or keeping closer to home, Applets can help you make the most of your time on the road. Trying to locate your car in an unfamiliar city, update your playlist on the fly, or save maps to the cloud? There’s an Applet for that.





Let people know you’ve arrived

Are you planning to connect with family or friends on your trip? Use Applets to easily let them know when you arrive in a specific location — whether it’s so they can meet up with you, keep tabs on your travels, or give you a much needed ride from the airport.





Share and save memories

Raise your hand if you take way too many photos on your vacation and then struggle to organize and share them later. It’s not just us, right? Applets simplify the process of keeping family and friends updated on your adventures.





Where will you go next? Check out all the ways IFTTT can help you make the most of your adventures with our complete Applets for travelers collection.


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IFTTT update: Hear even more with Oticon + IFTTT



What if your hearing aids could let you participate more fully in life? Imagine being able to receive alerts, set listening programs, stream television audio, and more via your hearing aids. How differently would you hear the world around you?

The Oticon Opn hearing aids are the world’s first hearing aids to use internet connectivity to send spoken notifications and alerts straight to users’ hearing aids. Thanks to Oticon Applets, connecting your Opn hearing aids to phones, TVs, and other applications is easier than ever.

Stay on alert

One of the best features of Oticon + IFTTT is the ability to receive spoken in-ear alerts from your smart home devices such as Ring doorbell, August Home smart lock, and more. Expecting dinner party guests or an Amazon package? Let IFTTT serve as your personal butler and tell you when they’ve arrived. Plus, notifications that let you know when your laundry is done or your iRobot has finished cleaning make household chores a breeze.









Keep informed

Do you want to stay up-to-date without being tethered to your cell phone? IFTTT can help connect your Oticon Opn hearing aids to the latest news, weather, and more. These Applets deliver the information you want straight to your ear — whether it’s the final score for your favorite team, whenever you receive a new email, or today’s pollen count.









You’re in charge

Have you ever needed to change your hearing aid program, but didn’t have a hand free? IFTTT can help you control your settings without lifting a finger — all you have to do is ask. These Applets let you connect your Oticon Opn to your voice assistant. 





Sometimes you need a reminder when life gets crazy. With Oticon’s nifty low battery notification Applets, you’ll never have a hearing aid die unexpectedly again. Choose from a spoken in-ear alert, mobile notification, or email. It’s one less thing to worry about while you’re out and about. 









Explore more

There are so many ways Oticon + IFTTT can change how you hear the world around you. Get rolling with these, then check out what else Oticon Applets can do for you.






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