Home Assistant, ESPHome, and Self-Hosted Software Changelogs

Home Assistant is constantly changing and evolving. One day, you might be editing your automations and scripts using YAML, the next you might be using a fancy and user-friendly interface. The same goes for ESPHome and many other self-hosted home automation software commonly used. The following articles will let you stay on top of everything that is new to your favourite applications.

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Home Assistant ushers in robotic lawn mowers

Aug 31, 2023

Home Assistant 2023.9 introduces the overdue robotic lawn mower entity with three essential commands: start, pause, return to dock.

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The Home Assistant Tile Card finally rivals the Mushroom Cards

Aug 31, 2023

Home Assistant's Tile Card is about to get a slew of new features. Be the first to experience them!

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Rethinking events in Home Assistant

Aug 1, 2023

Discover the game-changing event entity in Home Assistant Core 2023.8, simplifying event tracking for gadgets like Aqara Cube T1 Pro. Say goodbye to complex wrangling with easy event history insights.

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Native Roborock integration joins the Home Assistant family

Jul 1, 2023

Home Assistant now natively integrates Roborock robot vacuums, facilitating a seamless set up process for top-of-the-line cleaning. Bid farewell to app restrictions!

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Home Assistant OS adds support for the versatile ODROID-M1 single board computer

May 11, 2023

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Home Assistant Core 2023.4 brings new dialogues for alarms, covers, and fans

Mar 30, 2023

The alarm control panels, covers, and fans are all receiving an elegant upgrade in the Home Assistant Dashboard.

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The Person Sensor (SEN21231) by Useful Sensors: A clever addition to ESPHome

Mar 18, 2023

Discover the Person Sensor (SEN21231) magic with ESPHome – awaken displays, mute microphones, and adjust fans based on presence.

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Home Assistant integrates with TP-Link Omada

Mar 1, 2023

TP-Link Omada's Home Assistant integration potentially makes it a competitor to Ubiquiti UniFi. Although still in an early state, the future looks promising.

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New Z-Stack firmware boosts performance for large Zigbee networks

Feb 2, 2023

A new firmware for CC2652/CC1352 Zigbee adapters improves the performance of large mesh networks.

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Improved Reolink Integration with Home Assistant Core 2023.2

Jan 26, 2023

Home Assistant Core 2023.2 introduces new features to the Reolink integration that will make it infinitely more usable.

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