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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.

The hacked IKEA VINDRIKTNING can now be read by ESPHome

It was bound to happen sooner or later: The previously hacked IKEA VINDRIKTNING can now be integrated with Home Assistant using ESPHome.

What are ESP Web Tools?

The bar for entry to the world of cheap ESP8266 and ESP32 has been lowered with the release of ESP Web Tools. But what exactly are they?

Honey, I Shrunk the Tag Reader for Home Assistant

A few days ago, the newest Tag Reader for Home Assistant was teased. It appears to have been shrunken down to almost half the size of the original.

ESPHome 1.18.0 adds fingerprint readers, BME680 integration, and a BLE client

This update includes a full integration of the Bosch BME680 sensor, support for GROW fingerprint readers, a BLE client and sensor, and much more.

Support for the Xiaomi Mi Smart Scale 2 in ESPHome is here

ESPHome version 1.17.0, makes BLE on the ESP32 even more versatile by adding support for the Xiaomi Mi Smart Scale 2.

You will soon be able to build LaMetric TIME alternatives with ESPHome

The ESPHome addressable light display opens up a whole world of possibilities. With it, You can turn any LED matrix or strip in to a display.

ESPHome is acquired by Nabu Casa

Nabu Casa, Inc., the company set up by the founders of Home Assistant and Home Assistant OS, has acquired ESPHome.

Bugs get squashed and ESPHome gains support for new displays

In ESPHome Version 1.16.0, the focus seems to be on displays: You will have six new options for your next project.

ESPHome gets updated to version 1.15.0

ESPHome, the brilliant and easy to use system to control ESP8266 and ESP32 devices, has received its first major update in almost a year.