Android Wear Integration

Introduction and requirements

From this article you will get to know:

  • How to run scenes from your Android Wear smartwatch in quick and convenient way?
  • How to control your smart home even faster and smoother?
  • How to set the temperature in chosen heating zone?

What you will need?

  • Android smartphone
  • Android Wear device (e.g. smartwatch)
  • FIBARO System with configured scenes

 

Running the scene

Follow the instructions below to run the scene:

  1. Launch FIBARO mobile app via your Android smartphone.
  2. Log in to FIBARO Home Center 2 or Home Center Lite.
  3. Take your smartwatch and swipe left on its display to browse applications.
  4. Scroll down the list and tap to open the FIBARO app via your smartwatch.

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  5. Choose Scenes and wait for downloading your scenes.
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  6. Swipe up or swipe down to navigate the displayed list.
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  7. Tap the scene you would like to trigger.
  8. In case of choosing the wrong scene, it may still be cancelled.
    Tap the touch screen while the progress circle is visible to do so.
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  9. Cancelling the scene will be confirmed.
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  10. The scene will run if not cancelled.
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  11. Successful running of the scene will be confirmed on the display.
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Hint
The Android Wear devices and FIBARO smartwatch app may be operated without touching your smartwatch.
Along with swiping, you can navigate the menu, browse and run scenes by using wrist gestures.

 

Setting the temperature

 

  1. Take your smartwatch and swipe left on its display to browse applications.
  2. Scroll down the list and tap to open the FIBARO app via your smartwatch.
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  3. Tap Heating to go to the heating zones.
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  4. Choose the heating zone you want to control.
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  5. You can see the current heating zone state. Tap SET to change it.
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  6. It is possible to choose between three modes: manual, schedule and holiday.
    Tap schedule to follow the schedule (which first has to be set in the browser interface).
    You can also tap holiday to follow the holiday mode. After holiday mode temperature is set, it continues to work until user turns it off.
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  7. Tap manual then set temperature and a duration duration of the setting.
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  8. After successful setting you can see it on your Android Wear device.
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Configuration

If you want to limit the number of scenes available in your smartwatch (to make browsing faster and easier):

  1. Launch FIBARO app via your smartphone.
  2. Go to ‘Settings’ screen and tap on the ‘Select scenes’ button in ‘Scenes for Android Wear’ section.
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  3. Uncheck the scenes which should not be visible in your smartwatch.
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  4. Save the changes.

 

Hint
List of the available scenes may be freely modified, but each modification requires to:

  1. Save the changes.
  2. Swipe right on the display to close the smartwatch application.
  3. Restart the smartwatch application.

March 6, 2017   2852    Tutorials    
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