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Timers explained

Timers explained

Beginning with version 1.5, Eve supports all HomeKit-based triggers (location, value, time) and conditions. The simplest type of automation with HomeKit involves timers. At a user-defined day and time, the timer triggers a prebuilt scene, such as turning on the kitchen lights via Eve Energy. Timers can be set to fire up once or on repeating basis, e.g., every day at 7 a.m. This post explains how to use timers.

New: Elgato Eve Motion

New: Elgato Eve Motion

Elgato today unveiled Eve Motion, the first wireless motion sensor with HomeKit technology. Ready to be placed anywhere inside or outside your home, Eve Motion automatically activates HomeKit Scenes and accessories. Upon detecting the user’s presence or absence, it activates and deactivates power outlets, HVAC systems, lights or any combination thereof.

Update: Eve 1.4 with Time Triggers

Update: Eve 1.4 with Time Triggers

In addition to numerous fixes and enhancements, Eve 1.4 comes with support for time-based triggers. Time triggers execute an existing scene at a given time. The triggers can be used, for example, to automatically start the Good Morning scene for devices that are switched on using Eve Energy, or other switches or lamps.

Using Triggers

Using Triggers

Update: With Eve 1.4 helper apps for creating time triggers are no longer needed, Eve allows setting of time triggers.
As of iOS 9.2.x, location and characteristic HomeKit triggers are not yet available for Bluetooth Smart devices. Once this functionality is enabled in a future version of iOS, a free Eve app update will enable support for location and characteristic triggers.

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