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Offline RichardTSchaefer

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #255 on: July 20, 2016, 09:18:59 am »
Some folks have indicated that there fence definitions are in locations where they have poor or no data coverage ... and as a result the ability to contact Vera fails.
So now I will try if that fails.

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #256 on: July 22, 2016, 02:37:09 am »
Ok, thank you, I thought that much. Just curious: How many times / for how long will you try to resend?
Any chance for my request to make it on your roadmap for future implementations?

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #257 on: July 22, 2016, 08:28:10 am »
I put your request on the list

4 Retries ... 15 seconds apart.

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #258 on: July 22, 2016, 08:37:41 am »
Understood. In my case that would probably not work as it takes me at least 2min by car to get into an area with a signal again.
What if you would introduce 2 parameters to be entered under settings: number of retries and wait period in seconds before retry? This way each user could tailor this to his specific needs.
And Thanks a lot for putting my request on the list!

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #259 on: July 22, 2016, 10:04:23 am »
I put your request on the list

4 Retries ... 15 seconds apart.

What about if your on the phone and don't have a data connection when you cross a fence? I know people can spend more then a min. on the phone.

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #260 on: July 22, 2016, 10:13:15 am »
If it fails because you are on the phone (AT&T customers do not have that limitation) it's not considered a failure ... it will be delayed until you are off the phone.

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #261 on: July 22, 2016, 10:24:11 am »
If it fails because you are on the phone (AT&T customers do not have that limitation) it's not considered a failure ... it will be delayed until you are off the phone.

Got it! (Sprint customer here)

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #262 on: July 26, 2016, 02:40:15 pm »
With the latest version of vera proximity my presence detection somehow got flaky . The multiswitch I use to flip when entering /leaving my home fence doesn't change reliably. I suspect that the app for some reason just stops running. Also after booting the phone I am unsure if the app was started. I am on Android 6 and have configured for the app to continue to run even when screen is off. Is there a way to tell if vera proximity is actually running?

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #263 on: July 26, 2016, 03:08:55 pm »
It should be running all the time by default.
When you enter your password or turn the wifi on/off ... it should present the notification in the task bar.

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #264 on: July 27, 2016, 04:34:50 am »
So you are saying vera proximity could be running even when not showing on the taskbar? And to verify if it actually is running i would turn wifi of/on, it then would show up with a notification? I would really like to have an option for vera proximity to always show it's icon in the taskbar when running!

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #265 on: July 27, 2016, 08:50:54 am »
Vera Proximity is event Driven ....

Events include:
       Phone Booting,  GeoFence Transitions,  Network Status Change, Unlocking the phone.

       I forgot, that I do not force the notification icon to display when you Unlock the phone (Request from users).

       GeoFence Transitions are provided by Android system, my App does not need to be running to detect these. Android will wake up my app when they happen. On Boot event, or the map interface, I define the GeoFences that Android will respond to.
   

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #266 on: August 08, 2016, 06:46:03 pm »
I have a bug fix to release today (3.1) that will fix a problem with new installs.

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #267 on: August 21, 2016, 03:19:32 pm »
I've got a couple of questions with regards to Vera Proximity:

1. Where in Vera is the information shown about where you have just entered or exited?

2. Does/can it pass back the actual GPS location of the user, so that they could be plotted on a map?

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #268 on: August 21, 2016, 04:14:39 pm »
Vera Proximity can be used to run a scene  (in that case it's up to you to decide where the info is stored)
It can also set/reset a MultiSwitch, a Virtual Switch, or run any URL.
The GPS location is not sen t back to Vera.
It has a map in the App. It is not a location sharing app.

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Re: Vera Proximity New Android Applications
« Reply #269 on: August 21, 2016, 06:18:19 pm »
Vera Proximity can be used to run a scene  (in that case it's up to you to decide where the info is stored)
It can also set/reset a MultiSwitch, a Virtual Switch, or run any URL.
The GPS location is not sen t back to Vera.
It has a map in the App. It is not a location sharing app.

Thanks for your response I was just trying to see if I could get rid of location sharing app if using this.

If it were to update a scene could this then change the status of the Home/Away/Night/Vacation Mode?