Category: Home Assistant

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Config: Setting up the Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum in Home Assistant

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I have a dog who sheds like crazy, and the only thing that keeps the dust bunnies from overrunning me is a robot vacuum. My aging …

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Presence Detection Part 2: Improving Presence with Node-Red

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In my previous post about presence detection, I showed how you can combine multiple device trackers into one highly accurate Bayesian sensor. In Home Assistant, this …

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The Open Source Smart Home: Getting Started with Home Assistant & Node-Red

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Home Assistant is one of the most interesting open source projects I’ve ever come across. It interfaces with any device, platform, or service you can think …

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Presence Detection Part 1: Home Assistant & Bayesian Probability

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One of the most useful things to track for home automation is whether anyone is home or not. If you want the lights to turn off …