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Virtual Garage Doors

Now you can use either a Fibaro Smart Implant, or a combination of a switch device and an off the shelf door/window/tilt sensor to create a Garage Door object on your Fibaro controller, and have this come across to HomeKit or Google Assistant as a native Garage Door...

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Home/Away Detection

Simple to configure and easy to use Home/Away detection module, setup for each device in your household to run scenes each time a device arrives or leaves, plus you can also choose to run scenes when anyone arrives, and when everyone has left the Home zone.more info...

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GlobalCache iTach Plugin

GlobalCache iTach plugin now released for Fibaro & Homey Controllers, fully integrated with the GlobalCache Online IR database, no need to learn code, just select you device and go.more info can be found here...

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SONOS Plugin now available

We are pleased to release the new plugin for SONOS Speakers, when using a Fibaro Home Centre 2 controller. For more info and how to set this up, please see https://skaro.freshdesk.com/support/solutions/articles/33000220500-setting-up-the-sonos-plugin

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LIFX Plugin now available

We are pleased to release the new plugin for LIFX lighting, when using a Fibaro Home Centre 2 controller.Those who are using a Vera controller, and the LIFX plugin from the Vera App Store, these are also now identified and supported.

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Need your Google Home to pickup new devices.

Smart home devices can become extremely complicated. You have to use different apps for each brand, and new devices you add might not be visible to a Google Home. Google has now solved this problem, with a new voice command.You can now say “sync my devices” to Google...

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Google Home not understanding you?

Is your Google Home device not understanding some phrases for your home automation control, there seems to be issues with the ‘start ABC’ and ‘activate ABC scene’ being picked up by the device. You can fix this by adding Shortcuts via your home app, for example you...

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