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Can't wait for IFTT intergration, I think it will give the lametric a lot more power. For instance, IF the LA Lakers are playing, then send live scores to Lametric display.

Even some smart home integration, IF doorbell is pressed, play tone and display doorbell icon/text.

Keep up the great work guys, you're on the verge of something awesome!

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I have been working on IFTTT integration since my Lametric arrived, and I am pleased to say I have it working. 

Due to the limitations of the Lametric Developer Apps, I have been unable to implement this as tightly as I would have wanted, but it does work. 

I am finishing off the web-front to it along with instructions to set it up, and shall post further information as soon as this is done.

Is there much interest in this?

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My implementation allows you to create any recipe using IFTTT or Do Button app, and post to lametric untethered (ie you can be out of the home and still push messages to the Lametric). It's been especially useful using the location channels on IFTTT, as you can set it up to push an alert to lametric to notify when you are on your way home from work etc. As above, I have my system up and running already. Im just creating a front-end for it before i post full details. Glad to see there's interest in this. Hopefully native support will come in due course.

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OK Folks, it's here... IFTTT/DO Button App Support for Lametric!

Due to the limitations of Lametric at this current point in time, the setup for this is lengthly, but straight forward. I have invested a lot of my own time into getting this working for you all, whilst I know Lametric are working on a more integrated solution. This should, however, allow full IFTTT interaction with your Lametric until such a time.

To setup, please visit and follow the instructions. 

You should be up and running within about 5-10 minutes if you follow the instructions carefully. 

Please give your feedback here - suggestions and comments most welcome!



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HUGE interest!!

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I am waiting for this too. Need a beta tester?

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Finally finished my LaMetric IFTTT weather kitchen holder. 

Thanks James, for making this one a reality.

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@James The setup went smoothly and I got it working with several triggers e.g. date/time or email. Problems seem to exist with the weather channel (sunrise, sunset, and others): though the trigger fires and should create a Wordpress action nothing displays on the LaMetric. Am I doing something wrong (no idea) or are there issues with using specific channels?

I just wish I could either exclude the app from auto scroll, or alternatively reset the app text back to a default (as once I've seen what is essentially a notification from IFTTT, I don't want to see it over and over again)

Yup that's correct Grant. Unless of course you have 2 different devices running IFTTT. If you can state a good enough case of why you might need 1 device pushing to multiple feeds then I may consider adding this for you. It is possible to do, although would require more of my time to implement it that's all...

Hey James, I have two of the LaMetrics. As IFTTT is bound to one WordPress channel, there is currently no way for me to create 2 separate LaMetric apps, so I can display two separate feeds, rightEven if I used a different email with your service, I am still limited by the IFTTT singularity on WordPress.

Great post Grant! I love hearing how people are using this; your example is very interesting. I have mine rigged up to the location channel on IFTTT to notify when my partner and I are on our way home from work. I also have it rigged up to the email channel. This is especially useful as you can use it to push messages to your lametric when you are out of the house. I am hoping Smartatoms up their game with the developer side of things. At the moment my implementation is a hacky way of getting it to work because quite simply there isn't any other way of doing it at present. That said, I can add support so that users can use custom icons for each different lametric alert/IFTTT recipe post. I shall keep working. In the meantime, keep posting your great examples of how you are using it! James

James, all good and working. Thanks for your support. I ended up testing an interesting use case. Let's say I had a store front and wanted to use it to display timed (kind of repetitive) and untimed messages in my store or location. The combination of Google calendar to handle the timed messages, and IFTTT's SMS channel, one can publish content. The caveat is that you can't jam a bunch of messages it appears thru IFTTT and as you mentioned, that's where the weak link is.

I have 3 data pipes feeding the LaMetric; SMS, Google Calendar, and raw IFTTT.

1) For the Google calendar, I simply use a tag in the subject line and filter on that in IFTTT using if SMS (with string say LM:), then push to LaMetric (via a word press hook). Filter tags in the body don't appear to be consumed by IFTTTs filter for routing. By using a calendar tag filter, you can use any calendar and mix it with other content as long as you don't use that tag in the other content. 

2) The raw IFTTT in my use case is simply for weather as there are particular types of local weather reports that I want at certain times of day. I'm a kite skier, so I push weather 3 times, before I go to sleep, before I wake up, and after I've waken up but before I've left; and these are all separate IFTTT requests.

3) For SMS messages, I am sending directly to my IFTTT phone channel number (only known to me), which is configured to route all messages to LaMetric

Sofie, have a look at James reply on page one starting out with "OK Folks, it's here... IFTTT/DO Button App Support for Lametric!", it really does only take a few minutes to set up as long as you have some experience with IFTTT. He piece is exactly as it as written as is the few minutes part. In my IFTTT trigger I used an Phone Call Channel number, then as James mentioned in his configuration, his Wordpress action. Works like a charm!

I don't get it to work

im trying to get a notify when i get an sms from a specific mobile number.

Is this possible

and what do i have to type in the wordpress tittle and body?

I just sign in. I will try to make it work this week-end. Thanks a lot for the great work and the step by step explanations!

Hi James, I've tried a few times now and have not recevied the confirmation email after registering, i've also tried the forgot password option. Username registered was "jamesroseuk" . Could you have a check when you have a moment, would love to test this extensivly. Thanks :)
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