I’m not sure if anyone else has considered this yet. I recently purchased some smart christmas tree lights from ‘Twinkly’, and find them fascinating. ( https://www.twinkly.com/ ) They are wifi enabled, and have built-in control via an Android or Apple app. They’re available at Home Depot, Best Buy, Target, Amazon, etc (depending on which country you’re in).
I imagine you could have a variety of scenarios where incorporating them into Openhab could be nice: A colorful kid-friendly progam until the kids bedtime, then a more sedate program, changing colour when a door/gate is unlocked, changing light colour/program with temperature/humidity/time of day /etc.
It seems there are two potential routes for controlling them:
Via Google Assistant:
Via HTTP, through an informal API documentation such as:
Has anyone explored this yet? Any suggestions as to which path would be the most efficient?
Cheers, and thanks!