I just gave it up. I'm sure they will even not release it in 2023. I moved with my tedee to another small hall where I dont care about security and stability and got a new device from a competitor at my home.
I've also been waiting for the local API for a long time, as I know it from other providers. Unfortunately, my internet connection often has problems, so I can't get into my house via the internet. The keypad is just a pretty ugly solution, which has no good place at my door.
I have integrated an Ekey finger scanner into the door and have so far connected it to a Burg Wächter Secuentry via a relay, which then Bluetooth sent to the lock. That was very failsafe. Unfortunately, the lock did not have a motor, which had some disadvantages.
The Tedee lock is almost perfect, except for the
cloud connection. I often stand in front of the door for 30s until it opens. I
find it bearable but not my wife and child. It would be good if there was an
external input in the bridge to pass on direct signals. There lays safety is
entirely in the hands of the user. Otherwise, a local API is of course the
alternative for me, if not the best.
But definitely better than via cloud.
I am pleased to announce that we have started work on the local API. The API will allows you to:
Please let us know which features you expect/need from the local API.
I join, very good news ! Many users have been waiting for this for a long time.
I think all the important points are listed.
It would may be interesting to know in what way the lock was opened or closed, possibly keypad, app, autolock, key (the old one from metal ;) etc ? So I can trigger various actions. But that maybe in the next step, if that delays the release.
I would like to see Keypad integration as well:
@kaktus You can unlock the lock in the morning without pulling the spring even now. Please check the documentation: Unlock — Tedee API documentation documentation (readthedocs-hosted.com)
@Jitterer Webhooks are now available for integrators who use OAuth (Webhooks overview — Tedee API documentation documentation (readthedocs-hosted.com)). point 5 is about local "webhooks". Why would you need custom headers? At first, we focus on local API, and the Bridge will require internet access from time to time.
@Konrad, I did not know that, because I am not using web API right now. I was waiting for local API.
Maybe even the local running homekit integration is enough for me, but I have to look into that as well.
Cloud API is currently working fine for me but I would also like to see a local API for future proofing.
I have a useless 'nello one' sitting in a drawer somewhere because it depends on the cloud and the manufacturer went bankrupt so the more independent a device is the better in my book!
as I'm asking once in a year for the local REST API, I'll do it here aswell in the hope, that it become a better priority :)
I want that the very nice REST API is available just locally in my LAN
Why I want this:
- Security reasons: I want to be responsible on my own and this is only possible with a local REST API
- Availability: Sometimes, the currently available REST API in your cloud is pretty slow. I'm waiting 10 seconds for a response which is a no go. Also: when tedee shut down their services, I can trash my bridge and I'm not able to use this smart lock anymore (because I _never_ use the phone app, I just use my openhab integration and the App HTTP Shortcut which sends a request to an own build REST API which not just opens the main door, it also opens the entry door where no tedee is possible (build in electrical lock)
Please keep in mind, that the only reason why I chose Tedee over a competitor is, that before I bought it over a year ago, I got a response on my request from you, that "soon" a local API is available at the bridge.
I was thinking about to create an "offical" openhab binding for Tedee but if this feature is not upcoming in the next 12 months, I'll sell it and buy something from competitors which has the local API available.
Please take this also as constructive critics :)
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