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Offline ambientweather

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AmbientWeather.net now works with Amazon Alexa
« on: August 16, 2017, 03:29:14 PM »
Works with Amazon Alexa.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B074PGCM1D

The Ambient Weather skill provides Ambient Weather personal weather station owners with the ability to get real-time, and past weather information generated by the devices they have set up at AmbientWeather.net.

Enable the skill and get started: say "Alexa, ask Ambient Weather for a weather report.". This will provide you with your outdoor weather report, but you can ask for your indoor weather report as well by saying, "Alexa, ask Ambient Weather about the indoor conditions."

You can also ask for a report about a specific day, month or year! Just say "Alexa, ask Ambient Weather about the weather yesterday." or "Alexa, ask Ambient Weather about the weather in May"

Offline laajr

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Re: AmbientWeather.net now works with Amazon Alexa
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2017, 04:16:50 PM »
Great addition. I'll give the skill a try later as I just received a 2902. Thus far, everything seems to work great.

Since you are referencing AmbientWeather.net, I have a question concerning the screen format. Are you able to resize (and rearrange) the individual data windows (i.e. temp, wind speed, etc.) to make them smaller?


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Re: AmbientWeather.net now works with Amazon Alexa
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2017, 04:26:53 PM »
If you expand a module, it goes to the top. That is the only re-order option.

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Re: AmbientWeather.net now works with Amazon Alexa
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2017, 05:44:11 PM »
Just set up the Alexa skill and it seems to work well (nice job!).

Do you plan to expand the individual commands so that if I want just the outdoor wind speed and direction for example, I am able to ask for that without receiving the entire outdoor sensor info?


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Re: AmbientWeather.net now works with Amazon Alexa
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2017, 05:46:21 PM »
No, sorry. We found if we had too many commands, Alexa would get confused (example, indoor temperature vs outdoor temperature).

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Re: AmbientWeather.net now works with Amazon Alexa
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2017, 06:48:35 PM »


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