[OpenTRV-interest] Adaptive comfort (and stuff)
linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Jul 13 13:53:33 BST 2016
Damon Hart-Davis <dhd at exnet.com> wrote:
>> Ongoing tasks :
>> Change the batteries every year or two
>> Tell all your friends about OpenTRV ;-)
> Very good! Have you considered a career in sales for a startup? B^>
People who know me would have a good laugh at that. At work, they do their best to keep me (and my ASD/Aspergers level of social skills) away from customers !
> For this TRV2 delivery we may pre-pair all devices shipped together, but for example, current code has an API that if you are sufficiently determined you can re-pair and reassociate. It’s what we use.
I can see that this will be an area needing some work before the system goes out for "mass market". "glitches", hardware replacement or additions, etc could all mean some (re)pairing in the field.
For techies like us, some arcane command line tool is OK - for the average person who still advertises to everyone within WiFi range what ISP's router they use might struggle with anything more than "press button on A, press button on B, etc ..."
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