Open and closing utilizing location services

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I have the wink hub home kit. I would like to have my opener opens when arriving at home and closes when leaving can this be done???!
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rob

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Todd Bernhard

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There's a free app you might want to try that helps automate such tasks. I haven't used it for this purpose because I live with other folks, so it could get confused and close the door when they want it open, etc.

App is named Bonomi - http://www.yonomi.co
It doesn't look like Wink is supported yet but maybe it will, especially w/ their new hub?
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Unfortunately this is not possible.


I have the Wink and part of the reason I bought it was to do simple automations like this--when you try to add an "effect" to a Robot (what wink calls automated actions), it says:
"These products are currently not available to be used as effects in Wink automations: Chamberlain MyQ Garage Door"


Otherwise, Wink is great and will allow location-base automations.

I think the only other solution is the Homebridge hack to get Apple's HomeKit to work. I started setting up my server for Homebridge but got distracted by actual work. ;-)
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Short answer is yes.
Unfortunately it's not as easy as it should be... yet. Wink is working toward Apple HomeKit compatiblity but will require a hardware upgrade when it comes. Until then there are solutions such as homebridge that... well... bridge the gap.