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by Scott12
14 Feb 2018 14:45
Forum: General
Topic: Geofencing
Replies: 12
Views: 15782

Re: Geofencing

Basically it's a way to identify when you've entered or exited an area. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo-fence For the discussion here, it's a way, using your mobile phone, to identify when you've entered or exited your home (really, the immediate area around your home). You're setting up a digital...
by Scott12
06 Feb 2018 21:54
Forum: General
Topic: Geofencing
Replies: 12
Views: 15782

Re: Geofencing

@hoods, it's a bit complicated, because I have half a dozen flows, plus others that they call, but I'll give a summary here of what I'm using currently (it's been simplified somewhat since my 1st post here). I have a Samsung SmartThings system at home, and I update my "presence" for that with this p...
by Scott12
06 Feb 2018 14:42
Forum: Flow Sharing Area
Topic: Use your alarm to simulate sunrise with SmartThings
Replies: 0
Views: 2602

Use your alarm to simulate sunrise with SmartThings

I created a routine that fires a SmartThings "Gentle Wake Up" routine 7 minutes before my phone’s alarm goes off. The SmartThings routine turns on a light at a very dim setting, then ramps up the brightness to a set level over a user-defined period of time. I typically get up around the same time on...
by Scott12
14 Dec 2017 21:12
Forum: General
Topic: Geofencing
Replies: 12
Views: 15782

Re: Geofencing

@Desmanto, thanks for the feedback. Using time-windows doesn't work for me, but I do think I'll need to reduce the radius on my 1500m Service Boundary, because there are a couple places I go somewhat frequently (restaurant, hardware store) that are inside that area. I'd be running the Location Scan ...
by Scott12
14 Dec 2017 14:15
Forum: General
Topic: Geofencing
Replies: 12
Views: 15782

Geofencing

I'm trying to set up a set of flows for highly accurate geofencing. I have several flows that use the Location trigger for various geofencing applications, but I want a more robust solution for my home geofence. Here's the structure I'm using currently: ENTERING: 1) "Geofence Service Boundary" Trigg...