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Help pick out a SmartThings Install

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Dave

I've been given a green light to start a SmartThings install and I thought I would open it up to you guys to pick out all the "things."

 

Here is what I have in the house:

 

Alarm system that is not on a service.  We use it for night time safety only. It has sensors only on the doors otherwise, glass breakage sensors are throughout the house.  

Three IP cameras. Nothing fancy, two D-Link 932L's and a Foscam PTZ.  Using iSpy software on a Windows Home Server.

 

I would like to:

 

Emulate the alarm system. I wonder if the glass sensors can be used with the relay module? https://shop.smartthings.com/#/products/evolve-lfm-20-fixture-module

Cameras. I would like to get more cameras and be able to integrate them into the system somehow. iSpy software has a lot of options but the remote viewing is not polished.

I would like to use and Android phone and possibly an iPad.  I also use a Surface RT to monitor the cameras. If there was any way to export web modules to build your own website that would be awesome.

 

My Things:

 

Hub

Leak detector

door lock

a couple of presence sensors

a pack of multi sensors

relays for garage doors * 3

 

So, what do you think and what would your build look like?

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schoondoggy
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I am finding good prices on multi packs of z-wave items on ebay:

www.ebay.com/itm/161160903395?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649

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schoondoggy

For your garage door openers, check to see if the vendor offers a networking board.

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ImTheTypeOfGuy

It would be cool if smartthings could integrate with home camera systems.

 

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