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Join hosts Phil Hawthorne and Rohan Karamandi as they explore the newest Home Assistant releases and the latest Home Automation news. Featuring guests who use or contribute to Home Assistant, the podcast aims to inspire new ways to make your home smarter.

Join hosts Phil Hawthorne and Rohan Karamandi as they explore the newest Home Assistant releases and the latest Home Automation news. Featuring guests who use or contribute to Home Assistant, the podcast aims to inspire new ways to make your home smarter.

Location:

Melbourne, New Zealand

Description:

Join hosts Phil Hawthorne and Rohan Karamandi as they explore the newest Home Assistant releases and the latest Home Automation news. Featuring guests who use or contribute to Home Assistant, the podcast aims to inspire new ways to make your home smarter.

Language:

English

Contact:

+64278223815


Episodes

Checking the rain tank water levels with Simon

8/17/2022
Simon joins Rohan and Phil to talk about his journey with Home Assistant, and some of his grand plans he wants to achieve. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha114/ Special thanks to todays guest Simon Cator ----- Hosts ----- Phil Hawthorne Website: https://philhawthorne.com Smart Home Products: https://kit.co/philhawthorne Twitter: https://twitter.com/philhawthorne Buy Phil...

2022.8 – Repairs, Hive creates e-waste to help climate change and Home Assistant Yellow starts shipping

8/3/2022
Rohan and Phil break down the 2022.8 release, Phil discusses a new custom component he’s found in HACS for energy dashboard users For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha113/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project....

Duration:00:39:39

Rosemary Orchard and her HomeKit smart home hacks

7/20/2022
Rosemary Orchard (Automators, iOS Today, Nested Folders) joins Rohan and Phil to talk about the Home Assistant rabbit hole Phil started her down. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha112/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home...

Duration:01:05:32

2022.7 – Getting louder with speed improvements and Python 3.10

7/6/2022
A new month brings a new Home Assistant release, and 2022.7 is probably the most snappiest release this year For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha111/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project. Configuration is via...

Duration:00:40:09

Keir and his automated spray gun to ward off his cats

6/27/2022
Rohan and Phil talk to Keir, who shares his Home Assistant mobile dashboard, and some of his ESP projects. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha110/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project. Configuration is via the...

Duration:01:06:19

2022.6 – Energy Comparisons, Logbook Upgrades and oAuth Onboarding

6/1/2022
Rohan and Phil break down the 2022.6 release and celebrate 5 years of the Home Assistant Podcast For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha109/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project. Configuration is via the User...

Duration:00:44:45

How Erwin used Home Assistant as proof of innocence

5/18/2022
Rohan and Phil talk to Erwin from Belgium, who explains how Home Assistant saved him from paying a speeding ticket For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha108/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project. Configuration is...

Duration:00:57:57

2022.5 – Another configuration menu change and Insteon rolls its shutters

5/4/2022
2022.5 lands with another new configuration menu update, and the cloud strikes again with Insteon abruptly closing down For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha107/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project....

Duration:00:48:09

Talking smart climbing walls and automating fireplaces with Luke

4/20/2022
Rohan and Phil talk to Luke from Canada, who tells us one of his created a smart climbing wall to keep his children entertained throughout the pandemic For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha106/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the...

Duration:00:57:09

2022.4 – Managing groups from the UI, backups and a rant from Rohan

4/9/2022
Rohan gets home from vacation to help Phil break down the 2022.4 release. Rohan describes the issues he's been having with his Bluetooth smart lock For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha105/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home...

Duration:00:46:29

Gene’s automated “on air” light

3/23/2022
Rohan and Phil talk to Gene, who tells us about his automated "on zoom" light lets his family know when he's in a meeting For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha104-1/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project....

Duration:01:13:33

Gene’s automated “on air” light

3/23/2022
Rohan and Phil talk to Gene, who tells us about his automated "on zoom" light lets his family know when he's in a meeting For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha104/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project....

Duration:00:15:07

2022.3 – New Media Selector and waving goodbye to OpenZwave

3/2/2022
Rohan and Phil take a look at the 2022.3 release, with some great new additions and the migration of OpenZwave to ZwaveJS. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha103/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project....

Duration:00:32:07

Alexa, who’s turn is it to shower first?

2/17/2022
Rohan and Phil talk to Dan from the USA about some of his interesting uses of Home Assistant. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha102/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project. Configuration is via the User...

Duration:01:00:07

2022.2 – Streamlining Experiences and over 2.5k contributions

2/2/2022
Rohan and Phil break down the first Home Assistant release for 2022, and its a big one! For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha101/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project. Configuration is via the User Interface so...

Duration:00:46:24

Brett and his passive aggressive automations

1/10/2022
From locking people in the toilet, to hacking hover boards. Rohan and Phil talk to Brett about his use of Home Assistant For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha100/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project....

Duration:01:02:30

Spotlight – Material Design Icons & Home Assistant

12/17/2021
Rohan and Phil talk to Michael, a core contributor to the Material Design Icons project. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/sp008/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project. Configuration is via the User Interface so...

Duration:00:52:24

2021.12 – Updated configuration panel and a new button entity

12/9/2021
Rohan and Phil break down the final release of 2021, talk about Dark Sky replacements, and how many automations they have in their smart homes For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha099/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home...

Duration:00:43:06

How Joshua is automating the “I got home safely” message and powering smart blinds by ethernet

11/17/2021
Joshua joins Rohan and Phil to give a breakdown of his smart home, including automating a safety message when someone gets home For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha098/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project....

Duration:00:43:09

2021.11 – Configuring devices on the network with ease, and entity categories

11/3/2021
Rohan and Phil take a look at the 2021.11 release. Phil discusses his use of Heimdall, which is similar to the new feature Home Assistant just released. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha097/ This episode was made possible thanks to our sponsor Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the...

Duration:00:41:32