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Welcome to Home Assistant Guide

Home Assistant Guide is your source for guides, news, and reviews related to the world’s most popular open-source home automation software. Home Assistant is an open-source DIY home automation platform. All you need to get started is a Raspberry Pi and a bit of patience.

ESPHome can now display graphs

The upcoming release of ESPHome 2021.10.0 adds a major new feature for displays to the already feature-packed tool: graphs.

Home Assistant Amber is coming to integrate all your devices

Home Assistant Amber features a custom board and a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4. Find out why it matters and how it compares to the rest.

Unplug and update your Hikvision security cameras and NVRs now

Millions of Hikvision security cameras and NVRs have a highest level of critical vulnerability. You must disconnect them and install an update.

Integrating Airthings Wave Plus with Home Assistant using ESPHome

As of ESPHome 2021.9.0, you can easily integrate the Airthings Wave Plus, a CO2, VOC, and Radon sensor, with Home Assistant.

Xiaomi introduces the Wi-Fi 6 capable Xiaomi Mesh System AX3000

The Xiaomi Mesh System AX3000 is about to take on the heavyweights of networking. It is an affordable, Wi-Fi capable, and fast mesh system.

How to use the Mini Media Player card in Home Assistant

This guide will introduce you to the popular Mini Media Player custom card for the Home Assistant Lovelace dashboard.

Xiaomi is finally giving up on the Mi branding

Xiaomi’s branding and naming scheme is a complete and utter mess. A recent announcement is a first step in the right direction: Mi is dead.

ESPHome will soon track iBeacon devices (beacons)

A pull request, that was merged with ESPHome just ten days ago, promises big things: ESPHome will soon track iBeacon devices.

Home Assistant turned eight and something new will be announced to celebrate

Eight years ago, balloob, created Home Assistant. To celebrate, the developers have teased an announcement being made on Wednesday, September 15.

The Garmin Connect integration with Home Assistant is now a custom component

The Garmin Connect integration with Home Assistant is now available as a custom component. This will let you view your health and fitness data.