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Bluetooth Thermometer Hygrometer from Xiaomi

Hello,

Seeing that the Xiaomi Flora bluetooth sensor is supported, would it be possible to add this thermometer also?
https://www.gearbest.com/home-gear/pp_009768490252.html?wid=1433363

Best you can do is to contact the devolper of the app

Hello, i’m interesting too, but don’t have a solution … If you discover it, i’m ready. Because i tested Everspring ST 814, it’s great but so big to my opinion …

Im starting develop app for this device, already detect device and get batery level.

But there is problem with ManagerBle to work with indicator/notifiy on Homey sdk, which is almost imposible for now.
Also Ble has issue with retrieving BleDescriptor, so we need little push Homey developers to fix this state and create som workouround.

I’ve asked for BLE Notify support more than a year ago, so I can only assume that improving BLE isn’t given a lot of priority at Athom.

Yes it`s little sad, bc. notify and indicator is big part of Ble.

Maybe try to create hack on low lvl, when thay have lack of support for that.

There’s no way to work around missing functionality like that, because an app is totally dependent on what the Homey core software does or doesn’t implement. And app processes on Homey are very limited in how they can interact with the hardware, so you can’t simply load up your own version of, say, noble.

One think is not created functionality like notifiy or indicator, but another is issue like,
Im not able obtain BleDescriptor from await BleCharacteristic.discoverDescriptors() it always stuck.
Also when im debugging with node inspector, its never go through this command and stoped on 60 second timeout of not interacting with BlePeripheral.

I seem to remember a similar issue, although it’s been quite a while since I’ve done anything BLE related with Homey.

Nice to know im not only one.
A will create reading on my other devices like raspberry or NAS and API request from Homey till they fix this.

Hello everybody, and many thanks to your interest of developement app!

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