Developers bring Domoticz-Android app from

Jan

1

2016

Three members of the Domoticz forum have released an Android app for Domoticz home automation system. As Domoticz the app itself is open source. The app was already more than a month in the Play Store, but its existence was still silent obliged to squash bugs first.

After other forum members it reacted and the application was further refined, the developers decided to soft launch on Christmas Day. The app is version number 0.1.204 according to the developers mature enough to get real. “The development of the app started a year ago by RoadXY also known as Robin van Kekem” says Domoticz forum moderator and admin remb0 or Remco van Geel to Tweakers. “I have tested a lot and asked if he wanted to make it open source, because I thought he had put down a solid and workable basis. He said there is really no time to do more, when I asked if I could have the source code to so to continue the project and other developers to involve. Then I sent the code to Mark Heinis and had a few days changed the look-and-feel, along with camera support, expanded the app with plans of areas and even more. Later Robin hooked itself and we have continued with the three of us worked on again. I for testing and flushing on Facebook and Mark especially the development along with Robin. ”

The app in the Play Store are two versions, a paid and a free version. “The free version contains all the features to do everything necessary. In the paid version are some additional options, such as the ability to personalize and there is support for Android Wear. There is also support for geofencing and you widgets your home screen locations, such as a power button or some counters, such as temperature gauges or humidity meter of your bathroom, “Remco explains. “The configuration of the devices themselves can not through the app but needs through normal web interface. This is an addition to the site.”

Mark explains to Tweakers that the app has the advantage that “you can do things with it that are not possible by means of a website, such as using geofencing, Android Wear appeal and even more business in the future, such as Google Speech and NFC ‘.

Domoticz is an open source project started by gizmocuz or Rob Peters in 2012. There are several other Android and iOS apps that are compatible with Domoticz, but all of which are third parties and not open source. When asked why this app or the Domoticz name can use the app responds Remco very close to the ideas of Domoticz comes close, therefore Rob agreed to the use of the name. On GoT itself has been running since 2012 a thread about the Domoticz project.

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