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0.0.22 • Public • Published



Device Plugins for [thing-it-node] and for the Plugwise ( products

  • Plugwise Circle (pluggable Energy Meter and Switch)
  • Plugwise Stealth (built-in Energy Meter and Switch)
  • Plugwise Scan (Motion Sensor and Light Detector)
  • Plugwise Sense (Humidity and Temperature Sensor)
  • Plugwise Anna (Smart Thermostat)
  • Plugwise Coolding (Air Conditioner Controller)

Installation and Configuration

Installation of NodeJS and [thing-it-node]

First, install nodejs on your computer (e.g. your PC or your Raspberry Pi).

Then install [thing-it-node] via

npm install -g thing-it-node

Initialization and Start of [thing-it-node]

The [thing-it-device-philips-plugwise] Plugin is installed with [thing-it-node], hence there is no need to install it separately.

The Plugin supports Autodiscovery, hence you only have to create a directory in which you intend to run the configuration, e.g.

mkdir ~/plugwise-test
cd ~/plugwise-test

and invoke

tin init

and then start [thing-it-node] via

tin run

Install the [thing-it] Mobile App from the Apple Appstore or Google Play and set it up to connect to [thing-it-node] locally as described here or just connect your browser under http://localhost:3001.

Plugwise Device Setup

Connect your Plugwise Stretch to the same network as the [thing-it-node] Node Box you have configured above and connect all Plugwise Devices to it.

On the [thing-it] Mobile App or in the browser, confirm the registration of the Plugwise Devices - you will be able monitor and control these from the [thing-it] Mobile App immediately.

Mobile UI

The following screenshot shows the Node Page of the sample configuration:

Where to go from here ...

After completing the above, you may be interested in


npm i thing-it-device-plugwise

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