Home Assistant News

Every release of Home Assistant Core and Home Assistant OS introduces many changes and new features. With every release, Home Assistant is changing. Here is where you will all the latest news on your favourite open-source home automation software.

To not just parrot what is being reported in the official changelogs, I have a separate Docker container running the Home Assistant beta release channel, with which I test what I am talking about. I also use a Raspberry Pi with yet another Home Assistant installation, to be able to use Home Assistant OS.

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Jasco is working with Home Assistant to deliver firmware updates

It took a YouTuber with over 20 million subscribers to convince Jasco to rethink their firmware policy. Sadly, this is the state of many smart home products.