Although the MyQ garage door openers will not be able to run on the SmartThings platform in the short term, SmartThings is working directly with us to officially bring MyQ garage door openers and our functionality to SmartThings platform in the coming months.
Not sure why they made the choices they did, but they did, in fact, loose a loyal customer.
MyQ Community Manager: With the upcoming SmartThings integration, will this work with the current "CIGBU Internet Gateway" or will this require the "My Garage 2.0" or CIGBU 2.0?
I have a MyQ compatible opener and I have to ask before buying a gateway at this time.
With the concern over traffic to the Chamberlain's servers, will the upcoming solution enable SmartThings to communicate directly over one's home network to get status/issue commands instead of going through the middleman of Chamberlain's servers?
I even built out functionality of some key things this opener should have had as features when it first launched like automatically closing the door if it's been over for x amount of minutes and send an email out.
It's a shame to close that API endpoint. Please built out proper first party API, it really should not take that long at all. It should not take this long to get the MyQ integrated with such well documented and well made services like SmartThings, Echo, IFTTT, etc. These companies have a great framework and foundation for smart home automation projects while Chamberlain is still struggling to get their iPhone app to the resolution of an iPhone 6.
Chamberlain, reach out to me directly if you would like my help in making the MyQ a product that can actually be useful to the many avid smart home enthusiasts like me. The faster you get these integrated the more $$ you can make!