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michaelbnt
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Homeseer

Post by michaelbnt » Sat Sep 27, 2014 2:42 am

Hi
demopad one can control the HomeSeer server? Yes or no

cv27
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Re: Homeseer

Post by cv27 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 6:16 pm

Depends what you mean by 'control'. Here are a few ways you can interact with HomeSeer:

1- Build a DemoPad page with a Web View object; this offers the equivalent functionality of LogMeIn, TeamViewer or similar remote desktop controls
2- If your installation includes an Insteon hub, you can define a DemoPad device and TCP/IP commands to send directly to the hub; ex: GET /3?0262[Dev2_Insteon_address]0F1166=I=3 HTTP/1.0\x0D\x0A; to do this, you need a pretty detailed understanding of the Insteon hub communication protocol, which I acquired by setting logging to 'detailed logging'
3- Define a HomeSeer DemoPad IP device and use RedTechie's RESTfull API; see http://board.homeseer.com/showthread.php?t=163200
4- Define a HomeSeer DemoPad IP device and use Richard Helmke's [rjh], JASON API; see http://board.homeseer.com/showthread.php?t=170144

I could help once you define which approach you want to take.

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