Home Assistant, ESPHome, and smart home news
Get your latest news right here. Covering everything from Home Assistant to ESPHome to smart homes in general. As open-source projects both Home Assistant and ESPHome are continually being improved and new features are being added at a rapid pace.
The most recent update to the Home Assistant Android app is laying the groundwork for you to be able to control Home Assistant, from Wear OS.
Home Assistant OS Release 5 officially supports the 8 GB Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. It can now power your smart home without relying on workarounds.
Now that customers have had their hands on Lidl smart bulbs for more than a few days, first reports on them are popping up on the internet.
ZHA (Zigbee Home Automation), which is Home Assistant’s native Zigbee integration, will see the inclusion of a Network Visualization to the ZHA config panel once Home Assistant Core 1.0 hits.
In this release, there are four new integrations, a couple of new platforms, and three integrations which have been removed. And then there’s also Blueprints.
A couple of days ago Wyze decided to once again show some love to those wanting to integrate their Wyze Cam V2 or Wyze Cam Pan with Home Assistant using RTSP.
Lidl, the popular discount supermarket chain, has launched a number of Zigbee devices under their brands Silvercrest and LIVARNOLUX.
TP-Link has decided to block local access to their Kasa smart plugs. A forced update means that TP-Link Kasa smart plugs can no longer be controlled by Home Assistant.
It’s time to have a look at what is new in the upcoming Home Assistant 0.118 dashboard. This update brings new cards and changes to existing cards.
You can launch the Home Assistant dashboard from the Android 11 Power Menu itself.
Wyze has decided to take on a new category of devices: robot vacuums. At $249 (or $199 if you were to pre-order it) the Wyze Robot Vacuum has some compelling features that should make it far superior to anything similarly priced.