Wyze is doing amazing work, from its incredible, affordable cameras, to its new Sense product line. I am really excited to watch you innovate as a small company. Yet, this wishlist category is filled with feature requests that will take years for Wyze to get through, even with their success and recent round of funding.
Wyze also has a great community of users, as evidenced by this very forum, and the excellent Wyze community over on Reddit. There are people doing really fun and creative things with their Wyze products, and a lot of really smart people who are wishing that they could do more.
You know how Wyze could leverage its great community to help it chip away at their growing wishlist of features? By releasing a public, documented API for their products. With an API, even a simple one, I could personally implement support for HomeKit via Homebridge, support for Home Assistant, tools for backing up recorded content, and additional automations.
There are so many great features and ideas that the community is sharing here in the forums, and I think Wyze, with its limited time and resources, could help accelerate the fulfillment of these wishes by enabling developers like me to get creative and solve problems with an API.
I’ve already personally implemented HomeKit integration for my Wyze cameras as motion sensors via IFTTT and Homebridge, but because I am having to go through an intermediary (IFTTT) rather than dealing directly with the Wyze devices through an API, its too slow to really be useful… I’m itching for the real deal!