Communication issue with The Things Network

Lately I was playing a lot with The Things Networks (TTN). Beside integrating it into Home Assistant (Data Storage and MQTT) I have built a couple of sensors for measuring environmental changes. I really like the idea of having sensors … Conti...

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Home Assistant 0.61

Home Assistant 0.61 is the first release in 2018. Welcome, 2018! As usual contains the release blog post all details. [crayon-5a929da8d9b7c869664761/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant ...

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Hello, 2018!

and bye bye 2017....

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Home Assistant 0.60

Home Assistant 0.60 brings you support for TwinCAT, more financial services and WebDAV. [crayon-5a929da8da70e439099929/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: https://github.com/hom...

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Home Assistant 0.59

With Home Assistant 0.59 you can now order pizza (at least if you are located where the pizza delivery can happen). Well, there is more. Check the release blog post. [crayon-5a929da8da937390644548/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: h...

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INTEL-SA-00086

Of course is my Lenovo T460 affected by INTEL-SA-00086. Just to be sure, I ran Intel’s Detection Tool. Lalalala… [crayon-5a929da8dab5b210583502/] And of course, there is no firmware update available yet. I’m pretty sure when it is t...

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Home Assistant 0.58

Home Assistant 0.58 is just another awesome release. The new system log and the filter option is pretty cool if you work a lot with the “Developer Tools.” [crayon-5a929da8dad6d263166247/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: ...

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Home Assistant using Tor

Franck Nijhof releases the Tor add-on for Hass.io. We took this opportunity to write an article about the using Tor to protect your Home Assistant instance while being able to access it remotely....

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Home Assistant and The Things Network (TTN)

I published a new article about linking The Things Network to Home Assistant in an easy way. In short: A relay is transferring all MQTT messages to your local broker where they can be consumed by Home Assistant. It requires … Continue reading ...

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Home Assistant 0.57

Home Assistant 0.57 is the Hacktoberfest release. Please check the href=”https://home-assistant.io/blog/2017/11/04/release-57/”>release notes because there are more than 20 new integrations, translations, improved frontend handling. [cray...

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Using an SSH tunnel to access Home Assistant

The “Home Assistant and SSH” article describes an easy way to access your Home Assistant frontend from remote. Like the access over HTTP it requires you to open a port but you don’t have to worry about the confidentiality because &h...

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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-5a929da8db1e7762135423/] 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-5a929da8db41e213496523-i/]  integration....

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