In this video we will look at a way to make Samsung SmartThings Smarter by installing and configuring the SmartApp Echo Speaks v3.2 with the Samsungs SmartThings IDE and new app. Echo Speaks allows for Smartthings to directly interact and control multiple Amazon Alexa devices allowing for different automations to include Amazon Alexa.
The video will first go over Installing Echo Speaks v3.2 with the SmartThings IDE. Afterwards we’ll go over how to setup Echo Speaks with the new SmartThings app. Then we’ll take a quick look at how Echo Speaks looks like in the new app compared to the Classic App. Finally, I’ll go over a few of my favorite automation rules that use Echo Speaks v3.2.
Amazon Alexa options:
Echo Plus (2nd Gen):
Echo Show 8:
Echo Show 5:
Echo Dot (3rd Gen):
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Step 1 – Hub:
Samsung SmartThings Hub 3rd Generation:
Step 2 – Sensors:
Samsung SmartThings Motion Sensor:
Samsung SmartThings Multipurpose Sensor:
Samsung SmartThings Water Leak Sensor:
Step 3 – Home Control:
Samsung SmartThings Smart Plug:
GE Z-Wave Plus Smart Light Switch:
GE Z-Wave Plus Smart Motion Sensor Light Switch:
Samsung SmartThings Button:
Echo Speaks v3.2:
Echo Speaks Install Options:
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0:00 – Introduction
0:19 – What is Echo Speaks?
0:52 – A note about Account Security
1:08 – Adding the GitHub Repository to your IDE console
1:28 – Installing the Echo Speaks SmartApps
2:11 – Installing the Echo Speaks Device Handler
2:37 – Setting up Echo Speaks in the New SmartThings App
3:38 – Deploying the Echo Speaks virtual app on Heroku
4:41 – Logging into your Amazon Alexa Account
5:08 – Navigating the Echo Speaks SmartApp
6:44 – Taking a look at echo speaks devices in SmartThings (New App)
6:58 – Taking a look at echo speaks devices in SmartThings (Classic App)
7:50 – Automation ideas from The Bearded Tech Guy
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