I would like to suggest that Itead Studio reach out to open source software communities and make a collaboration deals with example the people at esp8266.nu who make the third-party firmware called “ESP Easy” for ESP8266 based devices.
The “ESP Easy” firmware have become quite common use in the part of the home automation cummunity that use open source software, in particual when used in combination with popular open source home automation software like Domoticz and OpenHAB. Reason for this being that the “ESP Easy” firmware is stand-alone and very easy to get started with and configure, and it works out-of-the-box with most popular sensors avilable.
My suggestion is that Itead could for example sell the entire Sonoff series in two versions; with one version flashed with your own firmware and the second version flashed with example the “ESP Easy” firmware. http://www.esp8266.nu/index.php/ESPEasy
Or alternativly you could help the people at esp8266.nu to setup their webshop in China that could sell OEM rebranded Sonoff devices pre-flashed with the “ESP Easy” firmware, and distrubuted by Itead distrobution center the same way as all other Sonoff devices.
Either way Itead will probably sell much more devices who really like the Sonoff hardware but (no offence) do not want to use Itead cloud software and instead prefer an open source firmware.
ESPEasy firmware is stand-alone firmware
that does not rely on the cloud, so you can use it even without the internet, and
since the Easy Esp is fully open source software people can read the code and
make modifications to it as a community: http://github.com/ESP8266nu/ESPEasy
Hello, would it be possible to know which communication protocol, and the set of instructions that Ewelink uses when connecting to devices from the intranet ??