Tagged: automation

How to create a rule using between on the Almond+

The Between option for time based rules have cause a little bit of confusion among some of you if the comments on the forums are anything to go by. As such we’ve created a short screencast that will hopefully clear things up a little. Click on through for a step by step guide…

How to create a rule using a timer and delays on the Almond+

So far we’ve shown you how to make some simple rules on the Almond+. This time around we want to show you how to make a slightly more complex rule using the timer and delays. In the example we’ve created we’ve set up a rule that will turn on the light at 7am and the increase the brightness of the light every two minutes, as a wake up call in addition to your alarm clock. Click on through for a step by step guide…

How to create a rule using delays on the Almond+

In our first guide to rules we explained things in quite a lot of detail, so this time we’ll keep things fairly brief. We’ll be showing you how to use delays for the triggers and in the example, we’re using a door sensor and a light switch to create a rule that turns on the light in a wardrobe for two minutes when the door is opened and then turns it off again. Click on through for a step by step guide…

How to create simple home automation rules on the Almond+

In firmware R070 we added support for home automation rules and we’ve improved things massively in R072, so we thought it was time to provide some instructions on how to create rules. A rule can be compared to a short instruction or piece of code that tells the sensors and devices you have connected to your Almond+ what should happen when a certain condition is met. So how do you create a rule? Read on to find out…