Pixometer Binding

This binding connects to the pixometer API, which can manage your meter readings through a native smartphone app.

Supported Things

This binding supports the following thing types according to the capabilities of pixometer:

Name Type Description
Account Bridge Representation of a pixometer account, which connects to the pixometer API.
Energymeter Thing Provides access to the readings of configured energy meters.
Gasmeter Thing Provides access to the readings of configured gas meters.
Watermeter Thing Provides access to the readings of configured water meters.

The different meter types are pretty similar in basic, but are implemented in parallel to provide Units of Measurement support.

Thing Configuration

Account (bridge)

Parameter Description Required Default Value Comment
user Yes -
password Yes -
refresh Sets the refresh time. Minimum is 60 Minutes. Yes 240

Meter Things

Parameter Description Required
resource_id The ID which represents the current meter. You can find it in the pixometer browser app while editing a specific meter. It should look like this: "https://pixometer.io/portal/#/meters/XXXXX/edit" Yes

Channels

All meter things have the following channels:

Channel ID Channel Description Supported item type Advanced
last_reading_value The last value that has been read for this meter. Number false
last_reading_date The time at which the last reading value was recorded. DateTime false
last_refresh_date The last time that the current thing has been updated. DateTime false

Full Example

pixometer.things:

Bridge pixometer:account:AccountName "MyAccountName" [ user="[email protected]", password="xxxxxxxxxxxx", refresh= 60 ] {
        Thing energymeter   MeterName1 "MyMeterName1" [ resource_id = "xxxxxxxx" ]
        Thing gasmeter      MeterName2 "MyMeterName2" [ resource_id = "xxxxxxxx" ]
        Thing watermeter    MeterName3 "MyMeterName3" [ resource_id = "xxxxxxxx" ]
}

pixometer.items:

Number:Volume   Meter_Gas_ReadingValue              "[.3%f %unit%]"                     []  {channel="pixometer:gasmeter:accountname:metername1:last_reading_value"}
DateTime        Meter_Gas_LastReadingDate           "[%1$td.%1$tm.%1$tY %1$tH:%1$tM]"   []  {channel="pixometer:gasmeter:accountname:metername1:last_reading_date"}
Number:Energy   Meter_Electricity_ReadingValue      "[.3%f %unit%]"                     []  {channel="pixometer:energymeter:accountname:metername2:last_reading_value"}
DateTime        Meter_Electricity_LastReadingDate   "[%1$td.%1$tm.%1$tY %1$tH:%1$tM]"   []  {channel="pixometer:energymeter:accountname:metername2:last_reading_date"}
Number:Volume   Meter_Water_ReadingValue            "[.3%f %unit%]"                     []  {channel="pixometer:watermeter:accountname:metername3:last_reading_value"}
DateTime        Meter_Water_LastReadingDate         "[%1$td.%1$tm.%1$tY %1$tH:%1$tM]"   []  {channel="pixometer:watermeter:accountname:metername3:last_reading_date"}