What you’re asking for is not what you’re actually asking for

Stop saying, “Make my devices talk to each other.”  What you really want to say is “Make my devices work together.”  Subtle difference?  Maybe.  But it can have profound impacts on how we design the Connected Home. There have been numerous attempts over the past 2 decades to create what amounts to an Internet of Things Interoperability Standard – see Zwave, X10, ZigBee, IoTivity, UPnP, Thread, Weave, AllJoyn and HomeKit.  The best minds of the industry have collectively spent countless man-years designing, developing, debating and promoting these various standards that can indeed allow devices…Read more

Connecting Your Device Accounts to Yonomi

Yonomi connects to the cloud accounts of many popular devices, such as Nest, Philips Hue, LIFX and August, so you can control them when you're away from home. Plus, you can control multiple devices as part of Routines. Here's how to setup your device accounts using Philips Hue as the example. iOS: Tap the settings icon in the upper left-hand corner and select Accounts & Hubs. Android: Tap the icon in the upper left-hand corner and select Accounts & Hubs. If your account has already been automatically discovered and is listed under Setup…Read more
Quick Start Guide to Yonomi for iOS

Quick Start Guide to Yonomi for iOS

Welcome to Yonomi! Now you can get all of your favorite smart home things to play together like Sonos speakers, Philips Hue lights, Amazon Echo, Nest® products and over 60 supported devices. Your things can start taking care of you using automated Routines that you run anytime in the Yonomi app or just by asking Alexa. Let's get you started in setting up your Yonomi home. Step 1: Discover Your Things Is your house filled with connected devices? Awesome. Yonomi will find them for you making setup easy. When your phone is connected to your…Read more
Quick Start Guide to Yonomi for Android

Quick Start Guide to Yonomi for Android

Welcome to Yonomi! Now you can get all of your favorite smart home things to play together like Sonos speakers, Philips Hue lights, Amazon Echo, Nest® products and over 60 supported devices. Your things can start taking care of you using automated Routines that you run anytime in the Yonomi app or just by asking Alexa. Let's get you started in setting up your Yonomi home. Step 1: Discover Your Things Is your house filled with connected devices? Awesome. Yonomi will find them for you making setup easy. When your phone is connected to your home…Read more