1.Overview #

Eyedro Green Solutions inc. has stepped up as a partner with three major company’s; Amazon, Google and Samsung, to make the transition between home monitoring and user access seamless. Purchasing and installing an Eyedro Electricity Monitor is already a great idea to get an understanding of your home energy usage, in real time, anywhere. However, what If you’re a busy person? Your hands are always full or you just don’t have time to login to the MyEyedro Cloud service when you need to. Being newly updated and freshly integrated with these large company’s, you can link your MyEyedro service to your Assistant devices and with just the iteration of the words “Ok Google” or “Alexa” you’ll be able to ask for some common insight without even lifting a finger. Some sample functions of the integration are “Get Highlights”, “Get Demand”, “Get Demand Changes” and “Get Bill Estimate”.

2.MyEyedro Config #

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3.Amazon Alexa #

Amazon Alexa integration with MyEyedro:
What it can do:
The MyEyedro electricity monitoring cloud service presents your electricity data in ways that are engaging, informative and easy to
understand. See real-time electricity usage and gain access to many helpful features that help you uncover waste, manage costs and
take control of your electricity use. Now you can even access your electricity information through your Amazon Echo simply by
uttering “Alexa, ask MyEyedro …”
This skill requires that the user has a valid MyEyedro user account with a supported Eyedro electricity monitor installed. Visit
http://eyedro.com for more information.

How to setup:
1. Ensure you have the Amazon Alexa mobile phone app. This can be downloaded from the Play Store or App Store.
2. On the app’s home screen, click on ‘BROWSE SKILLS’.

3. Click the hourglass in the top right of the app to bring up skills search.


4. Search for the skill named ‘MyEyedro’.


5. The returned result will be the MyEyedro Alexa skill. To open the details, click on the skill.


6. Click on ‘LAUNCH’ to activate the skill and bring you to your MyEyedro login.


7. Enter in your valid MyEyedro credentials to fully enable the Alexa skill.


8. You are now connected to the MyEyedro skill! Click ‘close’ to proceed back to the Alexa app’s home screen and start using the skill.

How to use:
Once your Amazon Echo is successfully linked to your MyEyedro user account, you will receive responses for
your electricity queries.
Please use the following commands to interact with Alexa:

Alexa, ask MyEyedro for today’s highlights.
The response contains the current demand and most recent change for each Display Group associated
with your user account.

Alexa, ask MyEyedro for my usage.
The response contains the current electricity demand (in watts). Use this to determine how much
electricity you are currently using.

Alexa, ask MyEyedro for the most recent change.
The response contains the most recent change in electricity demand (in watts). Use this to determine
the electricity demand of the last appliance that turned on/off.

Alexa, ask MyEyedro for my bill estimate.
The response contains the cost estimate of the current billing period.
NOTE: This command requires that the rate profile has been properly defined in your MyEyedro user
account. This is an estimate for information purposes only. Your actual bill will be provided by your electric
utility.

Alexa, ask MyEyedro for help.
The response contains help and manual information.
Alexa, ask MyEyedro to cancel.
There will be no response, and you will exit the MyEyedro skill.
Alexa, ask MyEyedro to stop.
There will be no response, and you will exit the MyEyedro skill.

4.Google Assistant #

Google Assistant integration with MyEyedro:
What it can do:
The MyEyedro electricity monitoring cloud service presents your electricity data in ways that are engaging, informative and easy to
understand. See real-time electricity usage and gain access to many helpful features that help you uncover waste, manage costs and
take control of your electricity use. Now you can even access your electricity information through your Google Home simply by
uttering “Ok Google, Talk to MyEyedro.”
This skill requires that the user has a valid MyEyedro user account with a supported Eyedro electricity monitor installed. Visit
http://eyedro.com for more information.

How to setup:
1. Ensure you have the Google Assistant mobile phone app. This can be downloaded from the Play Store or App Store.

2. Once you open the app, you can either click on the Microphone button in the bottom center of the screen, or utter “Ok Google” followed by “Talk to MyEyedro”.

3. The full sentence together should look and sound like, “Ok Google, Talk to MyEyedro”.

4. Google will ask your permission to let you sign in using your MyEyedro credentials to get your Real Time values; Clicking Yes will take you to the login. (Note* If you do not have a MyEyedro, we offer a Guest version that will allow you to test out the Google integration and allow you to decide if this is something you’d be interested in purchasing. Access this by clicking NO and it will continue you into the Guest account!)

5. After clicking Yes, Google Assistant will bring you to the MyEyedro login, here you will have the ability to login and start using the Google Action. (If you close the form without logging in, you’ll be logged into the guest version)

6. Once logged in successfully you’ll be able to start using our action and will not be required to login again. Every time you’d like access our action, just utter “Ok Google, Talk to MyEyedro”.

How to use:
Once your Google Assistant is successfully linked to your MyEyedro user account, you will receive responses for
your electricity queries.
Please use the following commands to interact with Google after uttering “Ok Google, Talk to MyEyedro”:

Get Highlights
The response contains the current demand and most recent change for each Display Group associated
with your user account.

Get Demand
The response contains the current electricity demand (in watts). Use this to determine how much
electricity you are currently using.

Get Demand Change
The response contains the most recent change in electricity demand (in watts). Use this to determine
the electricity demand of the last appliance that turned on/off.

Get Bill Estimate
The response contains the cost estimate of the current billing period.
NOTE: This command requires that the rate profile has been properly defined in your MyEyedro user
account. This is an estimate for information purposes only. Your actual bill will be provided by your electric
utility.

Cancel
There will be no response, and you will exit the MyEyedro Action.
Stop
There will be no response, and you will exit the MyEyedro Action.

5.Samsung SmartThings #

Samsung SmartThings integration with MyEyedro:

What it can do:

The MyEyedro electricity monitoring cloud service presents your electricity data in ways that are engaging, informative and easy to
understand. See real-time electricity usage and gain access to many helpful features that help you uncover waste, manage costs and
take control of your electricity use. Now you can even access your electricity information through your SmartThings mobile app.
This skill requires that the user has a valid MyEyedro user account with a supported Eyedro electricity monitor installed. Visit
http://eyedro.com for more information.

How to setup:

1. Ensure you have the Samsung SmartThings mobile phone app. This can be downloaded from the Play Store or App Store.

2. From the home screen of the mobile app, navigate to the device tab in the bottom bar.

From the home screen of the mobile app, navigate to the device tab in the bottom bar.

3. Click Add Devices.

Add Devices

4. Click on the search icon in the top right of the app.

Click on the search icon in the top right of the app.

5. Search for ‘Eyedro’

Search for 'Eyedro'

6. Select our Energy Monitoring module.

Select our Energy Monitoring module.

7. Select the Eyedro Energy Monitor.

Select the Eyedro Energy Monitor.

8. You have the option to change the location and room of your device, once you’re content you can click the Next button.

Option to change the location and room of your device

9. You’ll be brought to the MyEyedro login page. Once you’ve entered your credentials continue on by clicking ‘login’.

MyEyedro login page

10. You’ve now linked your MyEyedro account with Samsung SmartThings!

You've now linked your MyEyedro account with Samsung SmartThings!

11. Backtrack to the Device Tab by clicking Done.

Backtrack to the Device Tab by clicking Done.

12. You can now see your display group(s) connected under the Devices tab.

See your display group(s) connected under the Devices tab.

13. Clicking on your Display group will give you more information regarding your devices. (History in the bottom right will give you timestamps and changes in your usage)

Clicking on your Display group will give you more information regarding your devices.

5.1.Setup Alerts #

Samsung SmartThings Alerts for MyEyedro

What it can do:

The MyEyedro electricity monitoring cloud service presents your electricity data in ways that are engaging, informative and easy to
understand. See real-time electricity usage and gain access to many helpful features that help you uncover waste, manage costs and
take control of your electricity use. Now you can even access your electricity information through your SmartThings mobile app.
This skill requires that the user has a valid MyEyedro user account with a supported Eyedro electricity monitor installed. Visit
http://eyedro.com for more information.

How to setup:

1. Ensure you have the Samsung SmartThings mobile phone app. This can be downloaded from the Play Store or App Store.
2. Ensure you’ve linked your MyEyedro account with SmartThings. (Click Here if you haven’t already linked)

3.From the home screen of SmartThings, Navigate to the ‘Automations’ tab.

4. If you do not yet have any automations, you can click ‘Add Automations’. If you do already have automations, you can add another one by clicking the PLUS symbol in the top right.

         

5. First you need to add an ‘IF’ to your alert. Click on the PLUS symbol.

6. For the Eyedro devices, use Device Status.

7. This screen will display ALL your display groups. You can add and remove display groups in the MyEyedro cloud service.

8. Select the Power Meter option.

9. From here you can select your threshold for an alert. Select the condition you’d like to use (Equal or Above, Equal or Below, Mathes) and then input the value.

10. MyEyedro alerts don’t require a precondition. From here you can click Save.

11. To add a ‘THEN’, click the PLUS symbol.

12. For a Notification alert, Select ‘Notify Someone’.

13. Enter what you’d like the alert to say.

14. Select who you’d like to send the notification to. This will be who is connected to your SmartThings account. (You can have multiple people sharing a SmartThings account). You can hit SAVE.

15. Once both, ‘IF and ‘THEN’ are filled in, hit DONE.

16.Here you can name your automation anything you’d like. (If you have multiple alerts, name them well so you know what they each do).

17. Your alert is now created! Ensure the blue slide is active, and you’ll start to get alerts when your selected threshold is hit.

18. Here’s an example of an alert.

 

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