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Open source control for Belkin WeMo devices

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Open source control for Belkin WeMo devices


  • Supports WeMo Switch, Light Switch, Insight Switch and Motion
  • Command-line tool to discover and control devices in your environment
  • REST API to obtain information and perform actions on devices
  • Simple responsive Web app provides device control on mobile
  • Python API to interact with device at a low level


Release 0.7 (January 27, 2014)

  • Added REST API
  • Added Web app

Release 0.6 (January 25, 2014)

  • Added signals framework
  • Fixed #16, #19, #22: Defensively resubscribe to events when device responds with an error
  • Fixed #15: Signals framework includes relevant device when sending signal
  • Refactored structure, added Sphinx docs

Release 0.5.3 (January 25, 2014)

  • Fixed #20: Allow timeout in environment.wait()
  • Fixed #21: Add Insight support

Release 0.5.2 (November 23, 2013)

  • Fixed #14: Indicate Connection:close header to avoid logging when WeMo sends invalid HTTP response.

Release 0.5.1 (November 9, 2013)

  • Fixed #10: Updated subscriber listener to use more reliable method of retrieving non-loopback IP address; updated docs to fix typo in listener registration example (thanks to @benhoyle, @francxk)
  • Fixed #11: Remove instancemethod objects before attempting to pickle devices in the cache (thanks @piperde, @JonPenner, @tomtomau, @masilu77)

Release 0.5 (October 14, 2013)

  • Added fuzzy matching of device name when searching/toggling from command line
  • Added status mode to print status for all devices
  • Added switch status mode to print status for specific device
  • Added flags for all command-line options
  • Fixed #9: Removed unused fcntl import that precluded Windows usage (thanks to @deepseven)

Release 0.4.3 (August 31, 2013)

  • Used new method of obtaining local IP for discovery that is less likely to return loopback
  • Exit with failure and instructions for solution if loopback IP is used
  • Updated installation docs to include python-dev and pip instructions (patch by @fnaard)
  • Fixed README inclusion bug that occasionally broke installation via pip.
  • Added --debug option to enable debug logging to stdout

Release 0.4 (August 17, 2013)

  • Fixed #7: Added support for light switch devices (patch by nschrenk).
  • Fixed #6: Added “wemo clear” command to clear the device cache.

Release 0.3 (May 25, 2013)

  • Fixed #4: Added ability to specify ip:port for discovery server binding. Removed documentation describing need to disable SSDP service on Windows.
  • Fixed #5: Added device cache for faster results.
  • Added configuration file.
  • Added ability to configure aliases for devices to avoid quoting strings on the command line.
  • Added ‘toggle’ command to command line switch control.

Release 0.2 (April 21, 2013)

  • Fixed #1: Added ability to subscribe to motion and switch state change events.
  • Added Windows installation details to README (patch by @brianpeiris)
  • Cleaned up UDP server lifecycle so rediscovery doesn’t try to start it back up.

Release 0.1 (February 2, 2013)

  • Initial release.
  • First release on PyPI.

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