Author Archives: Fabian Affolter

Home Assistant is again a winner

Home Assistant won again a Thomas Krenn award.  ...

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Home Assistant 0.65

Home Assistant 0.65 has dropped support for Python 3.4. The minimum supported version is now Python 3.5.3. More details can be found in the release blog post. [crayon-5b2de4f9c7b74245957697/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://...

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Home Assistant 0.64

With Home Assistant 0.64 we hit the 1000 integration mark! Awesome, what else? Check the release blog post. [crayon-5b2de4f9c87d1128661531/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistant/home-assistant Issues: ht...

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Home Assistant 0.63

The latest Home Assistant contains a bunch of new stuff including support for Mercedes. More details can be found in the release blog post. [crayon-5b2de4f9c8997676653155/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-ass...

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Home Assistant 0.62

Home Assistant 0.62 has support for MyChevy, Iota and Venstar Thermostat. As usual are more detail available in the release blog post. [crayon-5b2de4f9c8b4c202118264/] Documentation: https://home-assistant.io/ Source: https://github.com/home-assistan...

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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-5b2de4f9c8d0b109391126/] 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-5b2de4f9c8eca260345436/] 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-5b2de4f9c9082147105749/] 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-5b2de4f9c9240448323497/] 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-5b2de4f9c93fc443595658/] 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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