API to home automation
I'm using Domoticz for home automation, and I've been using this app for a long time now, its awesome! I would love to have my home automation know when rain is approaching, and if currently raining or not. Then I could have alerts from the home automation, if a window is open tell me to close it as rain is approaching. I'd be happy to pay for this service and I am sure there are many others who would be interested too. I came across a thread on domoticz forum about a guy in the Netherlands doing it but only works there.
If we add this feature it will be a premium feature not in the standard app.
With Dark Sky being acquired by Apple I'd love to see Rain Parrot provide an API I'm using Home Assistant and currently use the Dark Sky API which is great but no doubt will disappear soon.
I'd happily pay for this service, similar to a lot of weather API models you get x many for free and anything over is charged at x so 100 polls for free
With Home Assistant I could automate a message to close windows if open, turn off/on heating/cooling, send image of clothes line etc. all extremely useful...
I'd be kore than happy to pay for this as a premium feature, and I know others would pay for it too. It would be extremely useful for home automation to know when rain is approaching and many would be happy to pay for this as a service.