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Direct send json to the metric


During kickstarter question its told that its possible to directly send data to the lametric via internal ip address.

So NOT via IFTTT but directly, lots of people have own steering and dont want to go in the cloud.

Please tell how this is possible

regards & thanks

ps: via mail i asked this question already and not getting the right answer :-(

just referring to IFTTT is not the answer.

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@lametric - good to see progress being made on this... Can we have an update on the roadmap...? Thanks

finally guys, i can unpack them now and install:-)

will give it a test now


Yes, in this case you should push to http://<your_ip>:8080/...

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I notice the local push URL is https . Is there http push capability as well, for implementations that do not like untrusted certificates?

Hey guys,

Wanted to inform you that we just released new firmware 1.5.0 and we have local push feature there. More details here. Local API mimics the one that you use to push data to cloud. Comments are appreciated.

Thank you!

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Dear lametric


we are loosing our patience now

the lametric is useless for me if you can't control it locally, why did you ruin your product ? very strange..

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btw: lametric support adjusted the above comment from 2 months ago, this was not there

You can use Intranet URLs in LaMetric Developer. In such case data communication will avoid LaMetric server. 

Update - at the moment LaMetric Developer has an issue when Intranet URL is used(, coming update will fix it soon.

I have the same with kickstarters, have backed many. And only few meet all the promises. Thats why we need to complain here. And complaining about it to Kickstarters might help in the future cases. 

it probably will not help here with lametric. They will not open up the intranet for this device, that is for sure now! They want to use the lametric servers as only option. Its very easy to open this up.

Thats why they keep there mouth shut and not communicate at all.

Other way what will happen is that we hack it, dont need them anymore. Projects regarding this i have seen allready

IFTTT was probably easier to implement, which is why they went for that first. I'll agree their communication has been lackluster, but I have occasionally seen evidence that they are paying attention to these forums.

As a backer of 97 projects, over 30 of which were hardware/electronics projects, I can safely say that very, very few hardware projects actually meet their stated delivery timeframes or design expectations (most fail on both, and I don't think any have met both). The better ones do continue to work on their technology after shipping to bring them up to expectations, and from what I've seen here LaMetric is working on it, if only at a glacial pace.

They didn't close it... it's in the NEWS section.  Posts there can't ever be commented on.  The end result is the same of course, but they didn't specifically close it.  And someone else started a new thread about the road map so that users can comment.  You commented in that once yourself.

No, all the promises are not there... they were providing some information for users who were asking for info.  I'm quite sure that the roadmap wasn't intended as a complete and total list of everything they will do and anything not on the map won't get done.

No, I'm definitely not LaMetric.  I'm probably not quite as upset as others because I don't intend (at least currently) to direct send data.  That said, I am still waiting for some features that aren't there yet and so not "fulfilled" completely myself.

And yes, these forums DO serve a purpose:

a.) User-to-user discussion:  These can range from helping others if you solved a problem that they are having trouble with to tips and tricks on how to make their experience better to asking general questions.

b.) Dissemination of information:  IE: The NEWS section.  There's not enough there, but there has been SOME information that has been given to us through that section.

c.) Feedback for LaMetric:  Even if they aren't responding as quickly or completely as we'd like, one hopes at least that they are reading and forums here gathering data on what users are requesting.  Obviously this "benefit" assumes that LaMetric is reading... if they aren't, well... then this benefit is useless.

But you're right... this doesn't solve your problem.  I guess I wasn't intending to solve your problem cause I'm not a LaMetric Employee (check some of my earlier posts where I'm asking others for help on things if you think I'm an employee) nor do I have any significant JSON knowledge... amateur ability at best there.

Rather, I was just trying to address a couple of specific things you said about the purpose of the forum, or wanting a roadmap or your desire to complain to KickStarter.

Again: Please do NOT misunderstand me here... you have every right to be bother by the fact that LaMetric is late in fulfilling their promises.  All I'm trying to say is: This isn't unusual for KickStarter projects, at least in my experience.  Hopefully things get better, in my experience with past projects they have.  Be civil and accurate in your criticism.

Oh, and don't waste your time complaining to KickStarter.  It wouldn't do a lick of good.

LaMetric is a small company, I can accept these things take time.  If nothing else, the forum serves as what's popular/important to us the users (the purchasers) of the product.

I'm sure IFTTT was "important" to the home user/soccer mom types, but not to those of us more technical, who may realize it's a trainwreck of an implementation; overly complex, insecure, bandwidth wasteful, and requires dependency on working Internet and a 3rd party service.  Now that they've accomplished that, hopefully they will circle back to local LAN communication.

Every project I've supported via Kickstarter has delays, setbacks, and changes, you absolutely have to know/expect that going in, or don't bother backing.  Kickstarter could care less to "help" after the funding is done, they just want to scrape some $$ off the top for facilitating the project, then wash their hands of it.

The best we can hope for is to remain "vocal" via email, other places online, and this forum, in hopes that LaMetric realizes local LAN communication without Internet dependency is still important to us users.

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That plan you are mentioning we cant react on, they closed it! and the promises are NOT in there!

I wrote mails and forum postings here (also many others) and no reaction at all! 

You are reacting but you are not lametric (but looks like it). So this forum is not adding anything above kickstarter if Lametric is not reaponding!

so your answer is adding nothing!, and we still me have the same problem, 

i suspect you are working for them :-)

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Not that I want to be too much of a LaMetric Apologist, but...

1. They did come out with a plan:

2. Not all promises have been kept yet, but they HAVE kept some of them.  When you use hyperbole to say ALL promises are not kept it makes people dismiss your justified unhappiness that LaMetric is moving too slowly.

3a. They created this forum for a way for users to discuss things, something many of us were asking for because using the comments section of KickStarter frankly sucked for discussions like this.  The forums serve a purpose whether LaMetric reads/responds or not.

3b. While they aren't using the forums to their best ability, LaMetrics HAS had a limited presence here and HAS responded to some threads.  So they are reacting to some questions, just not all of 'em, or as fast as we'd prefer.

4. Writing a complaint to Kickstarter will do nothing but waste your time.  Again, it's not that you aren't justified in being upset, just that it will do no good whatsoever.  Kickstarter has very little control over creators even when nothing has been delievered to the end user.  Believe me, I'm in that situation with one project right now and other than KS sending me notes saying essentially: "We're unhappy too... we'll try to contact the creator on your behave..." there isn't much they can do. And this project is one that actually delivered to the backers.

As someone who's backed more than 10 different tech projects on Kickstarter, I suspect this one will follow the same train of most of the others I've backed: It will slowly evolved to the point where it will meet most of the original campaign promises.  It may take a number of months, maybe even more than a year, but I think (hope?) it will eventually get there.

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Its about time that lametric comes with a plan, waiting for this for a long time. All promises are not kept.

Also nothing going on here on this forum, I don't understand why they made this forum as they are no reacting to questions and if they do its mostly a very stupid answer.

Not sure what is going on, I will now write a complaint to Kickstarter, lets see if they can help.

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