Featured ESPHome Projects

There are a ton of interesting ESPHome projects scattered around the internet. In the following articles you will find a collection of projects which personally interest me and deserve to be shared.

Hacking the IKEA FÖRNUFTIG air purifier and adding ESPHome

The IKEA FÖRNUFTIG is perfect for Home Assistant and has a US$60 price tag. With an ESP8266 and ESPHome, you can give it some smarts.

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The TallyWhacker will seriously annoy your upstairs neighbour

The TallyWhacker was built to annoy neighbours and consists of an ESP8266, an RC servo, a battery, and, most importantly, a spring doorstop.

The DIY video doorbell with voice response is better than anything you can buy

This ESPHome video doorbell with voice response is looks sleek, uses open-source software, and seamlessly integrates with Home Assistant.

Opening a garage with a fingerprint sensor ESPHome

A Home Assistant and ESPHome user used the GROW R503 fingerprint sensor to open a garage without any keys or cards and just their fingerprint.

The simplest ESPHome volume knob featuring an OLED screen

This volume knob uses a rotary encoder to control your music’s volume and its firmware is written using ESPHome. An OLED screen displays the current track.

The MIST-O-Matic 3000 is a smart and Wi-Fi connected ultrasonic humidifier

The MIST-O-Matic 3000 is exactly what you’d expect it to be: A smart, Wi-Fi connected humidifier. At the heart of the MIST-O-Matic 3000 is the beloved LOLIN D1 mini running firmware built using ESPHome.

The ESPHome seven segment clock with WS2812B LEDs

This 3D-printed seven segment clock uses WS2812B RGB LEDs. As it uses ESPHome it can be controlled by Home Assistant.

Weather, events, and notifications on a Waveshare e-paper display

This ESPHome is powered by a battery and uses a 7.5-inch e-paper display from Waveshare to show the weather forecast, events, and notifications.

The connected dog bowl notifies you when your furry friend needs feeding

The ESPHome connected dog bowl can notify you whenever your dog is out of food or water.

The easy-to-build E-Paper information display powered by ESPHome

The E-Paper information display powered by ESPHome might be the easiest ESPHome project I’ve featured so far.