Home Assistant introduction

Home assistant

Introduction

Home Assistant is one of the most known home automation solutions. it’s an open-source program written in python made to connect multiple smart devices API to make them work together. You can also connect your own devices.

The interface

Exemple of an interface
Example of an interface : source

The interface incorporated in home assistant is simple and basic. you can easily edit it. You can find a lot of themes in the community forum.

What can you control with a Home assistant?

Today, in version 0.91, you can control more than 1348 components. Among those components, you can find devices you can buy like the Phillips Hue, or you can make your own with ESPs or Arduinos.

list of all components
list of components – Source

I want to make my house smarter what should I do?

If you want to smarten your house, but you don’t want to spend a lot of money, you can use your old computer with proxmax or you can buy a raspberry

Want to know more?

If you want to know more about home assistant you can visit their website or the community forum

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