Author Topic: Imperihome on Galaxy Tablet with Camera activation? Or as photo frame?  (Read 758 times)

Offline nutshellml

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Morning all... I decided on Imperihome for my wall mounted Samsung Galaxy Tablet.  Few questions:
1) Will the camera activation work to bring up the home screen?  I read that it won't work on some tablets and I haven't gotten it to work yet
2) I was wondering if anyone uses there tablet as a digital picture frame when not in use then "with a tap or push of putton" or even camera motion the Imperihome screen comes up.  I ask because I'm using Social Frame and love it, but want a quick way to get to the Imperihome home screen, even if it's not camera/motion activated.  Also is there a way to always default back to an app?  ie. once done using as a remote for Vera, can it default back to playing pictures?

Any thoughts on this or other basic tips?

THANKS!!

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Re: Imperihome on Galaxy Tablet with Camera activation? Or as photo frame?
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2016, 06:38:08 pm »
Hi

Camera wake up worked on the galaxy tab 1 but i did not get it to work on the more recent galaxy tab 3. At least not reliable. I am using a motion detector in my kitchen to wake up imperihome using the imperihome plugin. Very convienent as i was already using the motion detector anyhow.
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Re: Imperihome on Galaxy Tablet with Camera activation? Or as photo frame?
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2016, 06:39:23 pm »
Hi

Camera wake up worked on the galaxy tab 1 but i did not get it to work on the more recent galaxy tab 3. At least not reliable. I am using a motion detector in my kitchen to wake up imperihome using the imperihome plugin. Very convienent as i was already using the motion detector anyhow.
Thanks, any thoughts on having it play photos then switch to ImperiHome with a tap of button or some way?


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Re: Imperihome on Galaxy Tablet with Camera activation? Or as photo frame?
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2016, 07:23:36 pm »
I've got it working fine on a tab 3 8.0.


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Re: Imperihome on Galaxy Tablet with Camera activation? Or as photo frame?
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2016, 03:20:53 am »
On photo frame...

No idea how it could work but perhaps you can run the photo frame from imperihome. In imperihome you can launch other apps and when you close the app you return to imperihome.  There is also a possibility to show webcontent in imperihome. Perhaps you can run a photo frame on some sort of internal webpage and show this on an imperihome page.
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Re: Imperihome on Galaxy Tablet with Camera activation? Or as photo frame?
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2016, 05:17:08 pm »
On photo frame...

No idea how it could work but perhaps you can run the photo frame from imperihome. In imperihome you can launch other apps and when you close the app you return to imperihome.  There is also a possibility to show webcontent in imperihome. Perhaps you can run a photo frame on some sort of internal webpage and show this on an imperihome page.
I figured a way to do it. I set it up so double click the home button brings you to ImperiHome then a button shortcut to get back to photo frame.


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Re: Imperihome on Galaxy Tablet with Camera activation? Or as photo frame?
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2017, 07:10:38 am »
I love Imperihome and have 2 Amazon fire tablets (7" and 10" versions).
I have wall mounted them in photo frames and run Imperihome. Fantastic but can get a bit boring after a while. I have it scrolling through the 4 pages with some web page showing the local weather and others with devices and IP camera frames.

What I want to do is
1: have the devices always running.
2: Either have the ability to scroll through some photos (not all I have but a specific folder).
3: I have external Z-Wave PIRs that when detect movement on my Vera Edge run the script below. This displays the correct camera for X seconds, plays a voice prompt to tell you there is someone at the door, and then returns back to the page scrolling.

Shame you cant use the api to run an application like "Social Frame".

== Vera Code ===
luup.inet.wget("http://192.168.1.52:8080/api/rest/camera/view?devid=IC_297_IPC_1",1)
luup.inet.wget("http://192.168.1.51:8080/api/rest/camera/view?devid=IC_957_IPC_1",1)
luup.inet.wget("http://192.168.1.51:8080/api/rest/speech/tts?text=Warning.%20Movement%20detected%20at%20the%20front%20door&&vol=100",1)
luup.inet.wget("http://192.168.1.52:8080/api/rest/speech/tts?text=Warning.%20Movement%20detected%20at%20the%20front%20door&&vol=100",1)
local DELAY = 60    -- Seconds
luup.call_delay( "turnOnCam", DELAY)
function turnOnCam()
luup.inet.wget("http://192.168.1.51:8080/api/rest/dashboard/gotopage?pageIdx=1",1)
luup.inet.wget("http://192.168.1.52:8080/api/rest/dashboard/gotopage?pageIdx=1",1)
end
============

Cheers
Darren