Support for MQTT

I’d love it if there was support for MQTT. I would be able to get information about my sensors and cameras on my MQTT broker I have in my house.
It would also be great because there are already MQTT to Alexa/Google bridges available and you wouldn’t have to do any extra special work to use these hubs with it.

I’d like to see them support an MQTT interface.
Then I could publish to my one Raspi3B+ that is running MQTT Broker and manage the events as I see fit.

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I have my house setup with Home Assistant and a local MQTT broker. Being able to have MQTT would allow instant guaranteed notifications even if the outside internet is unavailable. It could also reduce the traffic needed to the wyze servers.

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@kwpodolsky I guess we had the same idea at the same time… Lol

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I think the Wyze ecosystem is really evolving and looking good. But there are certain things that Wyze doesn’t do and may never do due to a number of reasons.

So I’m suggesting that the motion and window/door sensors have MQTT added to them. I think it wouldn’t be too hard to implement if there is a change in status send MQTT a 1 or 0. This would then allow us to make more useful home automation with many other devices.

I am not suggest MQTT for various events that occur with camera as that I can see being much more resource intensive, just the sensors when triggered sending a message.

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Yes. I would like to see support to access sensors with RP, or similar… Also API for control of upcoming smart bulbs similar to the YeeLight bulbs. For a RP IFTTT sans smartphone. Tnx.

So … I was curious to see what the communication looks like between the wyze bulb and the internet, so I setup my router to capture the traffic and pipe it over to wireshark. Wireshark appears to identify the traffic as being MQTT (though it is encrypted). Is this true? If so, any chance we’d ever see the options to configure a custom MQTT server (i.e. be able to toggle between the Wyze server and a custom). This would be amazing for people like me who have a decent smart home put together with Home Assistant.

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