Hardware News

Here is where I post news on hardware compatible with Home Assistant and of interest to Home Assistant users.

Creality is about to launch the much improved Ender 3 S1

The upcoming Ender 3 S1 is a user-friendlier upgrade to the Ender 3 V2. Find out what this 3D printer has to offer and why it might be for you.


The Wyze Cam v3 supports RTPS

The Wyze Cam v3 finally supports RTSP, something Home Assistant users have been begging for. But, unfortunately, it is not what we were expecting.

The first Zigbee 3.0 sensors from Aqara are now available

Aqara’s new Zigbee 3.0 sensors should allow for a seamless integration with other vendors. But there’s a catch.

The new US$15 Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W is five times faster

Raspberry Pi has today announced the latest revision in its line of smaller than tiny computers: the Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W. And it’s five times faster!

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.

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.

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.

Is ESPresense the successor to ESP32-mqtt-room we’ve been waiting for?

There is a new project attempting to solve room presence detection with ESP32 boards: ESPresense. But can it fulfil its promise?

The unofficial Wyze integration with Home Assistant is partially back

Wyze has allowed the development of the Home Assistant custom component to continue, but not without any serious restrictions.