Here’s what I want to do.
I have a smartthings hub. I’m very new to it. So there MIGHT BE a better way to do this.
I have an ISY994i where most of my insteon and smart home stuff is.
In Tasker, I have an HTTP GET command that toggles a light switch (insteon) using the appropriate REST command thru the ISY994i This part works fine.
I recently got the smartthings motion sensor and added it to the smart things hub.
In short, what I want to do is: If there is motion, turn on the light for 15 minutes, then turn it off (unless motion was detected within that 15 minutes).
since I’m new to smartthings and have no clue how to do an HTTP GET from within smartthings, I figured I could do it with this app and tasker.
IF THERE IS A BETTER WAY, I would be just as happy and will still probably buy this app because I see other uses…
In this app, I setup the subscription to the motion sensor/motion.
I created a profile.
with all defaults.
Pointed it to a task called “on”
in Task ON
I did a notify to display %st_attr_name: %st_attr_value (so I could see values when they occur)
It shows motion: active (which is what I would expect)
from there I did an if/else/endif statement
%st_attr_value eq active
My http request to turn on light
WAIT 15 min
HTTP REQ to turn out the light.
For collision handling, I selected “abort new”
This isn’t exactly working how I had hoped.
How would YOU make this better?