Phillips hue + smartthings

I’m not really sure why it started working all of a sudden. I’m glad I did not buy a Hue hub. I had a test bulb plugged in as a normal bulb when it randomly showed up to my SmartThings hub. This happened after adding Sengled classic bulbs to my system and a SmartThings hub update. I think maybe it had to do with Zigbee adding cross compatibility between ZLL and ZHA protocols. Talk about perfect timing though.

 

Hue White
Sengled Element Classic

Smart Things 433mhz

Going to be creating a receiver to translate 433mhz sensors to smart things, Most likely going to be using a esp8266 to make it easier to configure. I still have to figure out how to identify the smart things hub withouth manually entering in its ip, maybe upnp?

I also bought a CC2530 chip for zigbee testing, Not sure what im going to do with that yet.

 

Edit: I think I may have made a mistake buying zigbee chips. So turns out zwave may have longer battery life compared to zigbee… shoulda researched more