Home Assistant News

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.

Home Assistant turned eight and something new will be announced to celebrate

Eight years ago, balloob, created Home Assistant. To celebrate, the developers have teased an announcement being made on Wednesday, September 15.

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.

eWeLink releases a Home Assistant add-on for Sonoff devices

This news shows that vendors are interested in integrating their smart home wares with Home Assistant. However, this integration shouldn’t be used.

Wyze will no longer integrate with Home Assistant

Wyze has never been open to third-party integrations, such Home Assistant. And now the unofficial API will likely cease to function, too.

Zigbee groups from Zigbee2MQTT now auto-discovered in Home Assistant

The most recent update to Zigbee2MQTT has introduced the ability for Zigbee groups to be auto-discovered by Home Assistant using MQTT Discovery.

The Philips Hue integration with Home Assistant is about to become faster

As of Home Assistant Core 2021.6, the Philips Hue integration with Home Assistant will support local pushing, a significant upgrade on local polling.

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.

Track the sun’s elevation with this new gorgeous custom card

A Home Assistant community member has coded and published a custom card for Home Assistant that will display the sun’s elevation.

Just like everything else, Home Assistant Blue is experiencing delays

It appears that the board Home Assistant Blue uses, the ODROID-N2+, is being delayed for multiple months due to the global semiconductor shortage.