Analog sensor for Home Assistant

A while ago I create the Arduino integration for Home Assistant but sometimes this felt a bit of overkill and not as flexible as it should be because it’s tied to Firmata. With the brand-new serial sensor platform it’s easier … Con...

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Home Assistant 0.56

Home Assistant 0.56 is here. There are around 20 new integrations Google Assistant, Toon, Travis CI, serial devices, SkyBell and many more. The release notes covers all in detail. [crayon-5a1070e17b756513337263/] Documentation: https://home-assistant...

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Home Assistant and templates

Working with Home Assistant and templates, especially when it comes to time and date, is not documented very well. This blog post gives you some hints about how you can move around with seconds, minutes, hours and dates smoother....

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Home Assistant and The Things Network

I published a new story in The Things Network’s Lab section about integrating devices into Home Assistant. Don’t worry it’s pretty easy with the new [crayon-5a1070e17c34d830536201-i/]  integration....

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Home Assistant 0.55

With this release we have support for the The Things Network and other platforms supporting various new services. As usual contain the release note all the details. [crayon-5a1070e17c55d128582647/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: ht...

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Home Assistant 0.54

Check the release notes for more details about Home Assistant 0.54. [crayon-5a1070e17c7b8789578850/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-ass...

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Mini Maker Faire Zürich 2017

Letztes Wochenende war ich an der Mini Maker Faire in Zürich. Es war seit langem die erste Veranstaltung, welche nicht mit Open Source zu tun hatte für mich. Bastelgarage.ch hatte eine Stand, wo wir die Bausätze, welche unter anderem im … C...

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Home Assistant 0.53

Home Assistant 0.53 contains support for Telsa and massive KNX improvements. Check the release notes for more details. [crayon-5a1070e17c9e2666442289/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant...

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Flock 2017

Flock formally known as FUDCon was in the US this year. It was the second time for me to travel to another continent to do something Fedora-related. In Spring we went to India to attend nullcon and doing our own … Continue reading →...

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Fedora IoT at Flock 2017

The Fedora IoT talk by Peter Robinson at Flock 2017 was very similar to the one during Flock 2016. There are a lot of new devices supported and new stuff is coming. For the home automation eco-system RS-485, Modbus, and CAN … Continue reading...

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Transform applications into Flatpaks at Flock 2017

The reason why I attended Owen Taylor’s Flatpak talk was to get a little more insight about Flatpak when it comes down to working with RPMs or applications in general. The most obvious way is a container nowadays. We already … Continue r...

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Home Assistant 0.52

Home Assistant now ship a script editor like the one for automation rules. Also, there is once again new support for various devices and services, check the release notes for more details. [crayon-5a1070e17d1ea003252389/]...

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Python-Modul für transport.opendata.ch

Es gab eine Änderung bei transport.opendata.ch und nun ist die Anzahl der Anfragen limitiert. Die Home Assistant-Integration habe ich vor über 2 Jahre geschrieben und liess jede Minute die neuen Daten abholen. Dies gibt natürlich fast 1500 Anfra...

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Home Assistant 0.51

Home Assistant 0.51 contains an improvement for the database beside new integrations. Please check the release notes for more details. [crayon-5a1070e17d411579953602/]...

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Home Assistant 0.50

In the lasted Home Assistant release is support for Xiaomi and Voice control included. The [crayon-5a1070e17d61a213848297-i/]  component already allowed one to speak to Home Assistant but with the new feature it pushes our further in the space of Al...

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