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Join hosts Phil Hawthorne and Rohan Karamandi each fortnight as they explore the newest Home Assistant release 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 each fortnight as they explore the newest Home Assistant release 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 each fortnight as they explore the newest Home Assistant release 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

Keeping the kids comfortable and occupancy sensors for cats with Liam

1/26/2021
Rohan and Phil talk with Liam from the UK about his use of Home Assistant to keep the childrens rooms comfortable, a 3D printed Juke Box and using Deep Stack to detect the state of outdoor items For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha079/ 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...

Duration:01:06:00

2021.1, ESPHome for Flower Sensors, Tracking Deliveries with DeepStack

1/6/2021
Rohan and Phil are back for 2021 to break down the first monthly release of Home Assistant, and what's going on 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/ha078/ 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...

Duration:01:01:35

Home Assistant Podcast Live from the 2020 Conference

12/15/2020
Recorded live from the 2020 Home Assistant Conference. Rohan, Phil and James break down all the announcements and Home Assistant 1.0! For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha077/ 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...

Duration:01:29:58

Home Assistant Podcast 76 – 0.118, PSA for TP-Link smart switch owners and using ZoneMinder with Sean

11/18/2020
Sean from the UK joins Rohan and Phil where we discuss a breaking firmware update issued by TP-Link for their Wifi smart switches, and how Sean uses ZoneMinder in his smart home for security. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha076/ 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...

Duration:01:00:27

Home Assistant Podcast 75 – 0.117 and softening hard water with Glenn

10/28/2020
Rohan and Phil are joined by Glenn from Belgium to break down the 0.117 release. We say goodbye to the Custom Header component, and learn about Glenn’s 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/ha075/ 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...

Duration:01:02:17

Home Assistant Podcast 74 – 0.116, Hacktoberfest and tracking cars with Vinçon

10/7/2020
Rohan and Phil are joined by Vinçon to talk about Hacktoberfest 2020, 0.116 and how Vinçon uses Home Assistant to track his cars. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha074/ 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:01:00:06

Home Assistant Podcast 73 – Paulus joins us to talk 0.115, Media Browser, Tags, IFTTT Pro + more

9/17/2020
One of the biggest Home Assistant releases means we've got one of our longest episodes. Paulus joins us to celebrate the 7th birthday of Home Assistant and to break down 0.115. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha073/ 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...

Duration:01:41:16

Home Assistant Podcast 72 – What the Heck there’s no release today! So we’re talking with Pete instead

9/2/2020
With the next Home Assistant release delayed, Rohan and Phil deep dive into the world of Pete from New Zealand and his smart home setup. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha072/ 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...

Duration:01:01:45

Spotlight – “Seeing” Home Assistant from a different perspective

8/25/2020
Rohan and Phil talk to Keith, a blind user of Home Assistant about the unique challenges of accessibility within Home Assistant and Home Automation in general. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/sp006/ 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...

Duration:01:16:16

Home Assistant Podcast 71 – 0.114, Home Assistant goes dark and talking to Glen

8/12/2020
Rohan and Phil break down the 0.114 release and the new features in the mobile apps. Glen joins us to talk Home Automation For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha071/ 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:01:08:10

Home Assistant Podcast 70 – 0.113, Inovelli Switches and automating batteries with Billy

7/22/2020
Rohan and Phil are joined by Billy to break down the 0.113 release and talk to Billy from Montana about how he uses 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/ha070/ 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:01:12:43

Home Assistant Podcast 69 – 0.112 and talking to Adrian

7/1/2020
Rohan and Phil are joined by Adrian from the UK to break down the 0.112 Home Assistant release, and talk Home Automation For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha069/ 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:00:55:11

Home Assistant Podcast 68 – 0.111, Belkin Wemo, Automatic and Nathan

6/10/2020
Rohan and Phil break down the 0.111 release, Belkin forces wemo devices on the cloud, and we talk with Nathan and learn how he is automating his life with 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/ha068/ 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...

Duration:00:45:50

Home Assistant Podcast 67 – Wink & Belkin do a number on smart home users and we discuss 0.110

5/20/2020
James joins Rohan and Phil to break down the mega 0.110 release and we discuss Wink and Belkin’s efforts to drive smart home users away from their brands. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha067/ 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:01:16:05

Home Assistant Podcast 66 – 0.109 and monitoring industrial machines with Mat

4/29/2020
Rohan and Phil discuss the new features in 0.109, and Mat shares how he used Home Assistant to monitor industrial machines. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha066/ 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:00:39:07

Home Assistant Podcast – Talking #YAMLGate with Paulus

4/20/2020
Paulus comes to talk with Rohan and Phil about what's new with Home Assistant, and we discuss the recent announcements regarding YAML support. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/x001/ 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:00:45:36

Home Assistant Podcast 65 – 0.108, The Dark Sky Goes Dark and Jayden

4/8/2020
Apple acquires The Dark Sky weather service, Rohan and Phil break down 0.108 and Jayden comes on for a chat For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha065/ 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:00:43:31

Home Assistant Podcast 64 – 0.107, we bid adieu to Lightify and say hello to Quentin

3/18/2020
Lightify from Osram set to close their cloud smart home offering in 2021. We chat with Quentin about Home Assistant 0.107 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha064/ 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:01:13:18

Home Assistant Podcast 63 – 0.106 and automating the bathtub with James

2/26/2020
Rohan and Phil are joined by James from Manchester UK to discuss the 0.106 release and James 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/ha063/ 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:01:08:38

Home Assistant Podcast 62 – 0.105 and Home Assistant as a solar controller with John

2/5/2020
Rohan and Phil are joined by John to discuss the 0.105 release and how John is using Home Assistant in a commercial use for solar energy. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha062/ 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...

Duration:01:00:35