Overview This is to help setup and document reed sensors using a Sonoff RF Bridge with PIR Sensors integrated into Home Assistant. My Gear Sonoff RF Bridge 433 Mhz Wifi – https://amzn.to/2BvYJui Sonoff PIR Motion Sensor Wireless Dual Infrared Detector 433Mhz RF – https://amzn.to/2tc7x3U KERUI Avantgarde Door Windows Detector – https://amzn.to/2Bvt77S Sonoff Commands Use the commands […]
Setting up your Home Assistant for Cloud Access The goal of this is to setup Hass.io on a Raspberry Pi that allows external access to our home automation hub. This enables me to manage it away from my home and integrate with cloud services. Components Involved Home Assistant (Home Automation Hub) Duck DNS account (a […]
Configuring Google Assistant, Home Assistant, and Node-Red Google Assistant is Google’s personal assistant that provides the voice recognition and natural language processing behind Google’s Android and Home devices. Google Actions allow you to build conversational agents that interact with the user using a query-response conversation style. References Node.js Google Client Library – https://github.com/actions-on-google/actions-on-google-nodejs […]
My Sonoff Smart Garage I wanted to explore setting up one of my garages using the Sonoff SV which was inspired by a YouTube video from DrZzs (https://youtu.be/QMepwpyjMCY). This project was an attempt to enable my garage to work with Home Assistant using MQTT. I tried out the Sonoff SV for my first time use […]
Configuring Home Assistant This guide applies only if you’ve installed Home Assistant via Hass.io. If you’ve used any other install method then see here instead. Home Assistant stores its configuration in a file called configuration.yaml. A default one is created when Home Assistant is started for the first time. Some of the things in the configuration file can […]
1. Installing Home Assistant My goal of this guide is to capture the installation process of Hass.io using my a Raspberry Pi 3 B+. Hass.io is a solution that turned my Raspberry Pi and “smart” devices into a centralized home automation hub. I also approached the architectural design around relying less on cloud and various apps required. […]
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