Home Assistant Podcast

Home Assistant Podcast

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Breaking down the latest Home Assistant releases, with tips and real-world uses


71 – 0.114, Home Assistant goes dark and talking to Glen
Aug 12 • 68 min
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…
70 – 0.113, Inovelli Switches and automating batteries with Billy
Jul 22 • 72 min
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…
69 – 0.112 and talking to Adrian
Jul 1 • 55 min
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…
68 – 0.111, Belkin Wemo, Automatic and Nathan
Jun 10 • 45 min
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…
67 – Wink & Belkin do a number on smart home users and we discuss 0.110
May 20 • 76 min
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…
66 – 0.109 and monitoring industrial machines with Mat
Apr 29 • 39 min
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…
– Talking #YAMLGate with Paulus
Apr 20 • 45 min
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…
65 – 0.108, The Dark Sky Goes Dark and Jayden
Apr 8 • 43 min
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…
64 – 0.107, we bid adieu to Lightify and say hello to Quentin
Mar 18 • 73 min
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…
63 – 0.106 and automating the bathtub with James
Feb 26 • 68 min
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…
62 – 0.105 and Home Assistant as a solar controller with John
Feb 5 • 60 min
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…
Spotlight – Self Hosting
Jan 29 • 56 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Alex from Self Hosted to deep dive into everything self hosting For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/sp005/ This episode…
61 – 0.104 and bringing in 2020 with Alex from SelfHosted
Jan 15 • 47 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Alex from the Self Hosted Podcast to talk 0.104 and bring in 2020 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha061/ This…
60 – 0.103, Sonos takes over Snips and ending the year with Frenck
Dec 15, 2019 • 75 min
Rohan and Phil and joined by Frenck to discuss the Sonos takeover of Snips, and the final release of 2019 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha060/…
59 – 0.102, State of the Union 2019 and getting holiday ready with Florin
Nov 20, 2019 • 62 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Florin from Romania to discuss the awesome goodies from the State of the Union 2019 and Florin’s smart home For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
58 – 0.101, Switchbot Curtain and talking to Stephan
Oct 30, 2019 • 60 min
Rohan and Phil and joined by Stephan from New Zealand to talk 0.101, the Switchbot Curtain Kickstarter and Stephans use of Home Assistant For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes…
57 – 0.100, Hacktoberfest 2019 and wireless technologies with Tony
Oct 9, 2019 • 59 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Tony to talk 0.100, Hacktoberfest and learn about Tony’s smart 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/ha057/ Special…
Spotlight – Planning a Home Assistant install for a smart tiny house
Sep 27, 2019 • 73 min
Bryan joins Rohan and Phil to ask for advice on planning out a smart home for a tiny house For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/sp004/ This episode…
56 – 0.99, Home Assistant turns 6 and mining crypto with Eric
Sep 18, 2019 • 53 min
Rohan and Phil break down 0.99 and talk to Eric who has over 400 smart home devices migrating to Home Assistant For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
55 – 0.98, a new Docker base and venturing to South Africa with Cliff
Aug 28, 2019 • 63 min
Rohan and Phil talk Home Assistant 0.98 and venture to South Africa to see how Cliff is using Home Assistant. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
54 – 0.97 and making beer with Brandon
Aug 7, 2019 • 63 min
Rohan and Phil talk 0.97, and catch up with Brandon to see how he monitors his Beer 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/ha054/…
HASS.IO Birthday Special with Pascal and Paulus
Jul 24, 2019 • 39 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Pascal and Paulus to celebrate the birthday of Hass.io, and talk meetups, Home Assistant Cast and Home Assistant 1.0 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the…
53 – 0.96, Climate Overhaul and e-ink weather displays with Jon
Jul 17, 2019 • 44 min
Jon joins Rohan and Phil to discuss the 0.96 release, and shares his cool e-ink weather display integrated with Home Assistant. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
Spotlight – Custom Components
Jul 7, 2019 • 18 min
Phil and Rohan take a quick opportunity to explain custom components, lovelace cards, themes and the Home Assistant Community Store (HACS) For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes…
52 – 0.95, Alexa Entities, Dynamically blocking ads and Brendon
Jun 26, 2019 • 47 min
Brendon joins Rohan and Phil to discuss Home Assistant 0.95 and Alexa entity management For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha052/ This episode was…
51 – 0.94, Configuration without YAML and Zack
Jun 5, 2019 • 56 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Zack to discuss 0,94 and sprinklers For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha051/ This episode was made possible thanks to…
50 – 0.93, Nest and Hue breaking integrations and talking to Peter
May 15, 2019 • 52 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Peter to talk about Google Nest and Philips Hue making changes which affect smart home users. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
49 – 0.92 (again!) and Hass.io with Pascal
May 1, 2019 • 47 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Pascal to re-discuss 0.92, and everything about hass.io For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha049/ This episode was made…
48 – Searching for 0.92 on a boat with Adam
Apr 17, 2019 • 66 min
Rohan and Phil attempt to break down the yet to be released Home Assistant 0.92, and talk to Adam who lives on a boat. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
47 – 0.91 and streaming cameras everywhere with Jason
Apr 3, 2019 • 61 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Jason, contributor of TensorFlow and the new camera streaming capabilities. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha047/…
46 – 0.90, Remote access, area targeting and Twitter questions with Paulus
Mar 20, 2019 • 70 min
Paulus joins Rohan and Phil to discuss the 0.90 release, which includes remote access support for Nabu Casa users. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
45 – 0.89, Nissan Leaf, Reddit and #BalanceforBetter with Courtenay
Mar 6, 2019 • 59 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Courtenay to discuss 0.89, International Womens Day 2019 and Courtenay’s Home Assistant setup. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
44 – 0.88, People entities and Max drops by to chat hass-cli
Feb 20, 2019 • 68 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Max to talk about Logitech, the new People entities in 0.88 and the new hass-cli tool For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
43 – 0.87, Lowes closing their Iris, SmartThings and Areas with James
Feb 6, 2019 • 57 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by James aka jimpower to discuss 0.87, and the various unique automations James has running in his smart home For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
42 – 0.86 and getting to know Lovelace with Zack
Jan 23, 2019 • 47 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Zack to discuss Lovelace, the new default user interface for 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/ha042/…
41 – 0.85, Logitech and becoming Data Scientists with Robin
Jan 9, 2019 • 46 min
Phil and Rohan return for 2019 to discuss Logitech, the 0.85 release and Robin stops by for a brief overview of the Home Assistant Data Portal For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the…
40 – finishing out 2018 with the 0.84 release
Dec 12, 2018 • 10 min
Rohan and Phil go through the highlights of 0.84 which is the final Home Assistant release and Podcast for 2018. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
39 – 0.83 and giving more automation ideas to Sean
Dec 3, 2018 • 53 min
Rohan and Phil talk 0.83, and workshop some solutions and improvements for Seans smart 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/ha039/ Special thanks…
State of the Union Special
Nov 23, 2018 • 24 min
Listen to Paulus tease some exciting new features, from his talk in Amsterdam For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/state-of-the-union-special/ ——-…
38 – 0.82 and making bread with Magnus
Nov 13, 2018 • 35 min
Rohan and Phil talk 0.82, and get an idea to automate a bread maker from Magnus For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha038/ Special thanks to todays…
37 – Taking a hot shower with 0.81
Oct 28, 2018 • 30 min
Rohan and Phil break down some of the great new features Hacktoberfest has given Home Assistant in 0.81 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha037/…
36 – 0.80 and talking Home Assistant with Nikiya
Oct 13, 2018 • 40 min
Phil and Rohan talk Hacktoberfest, break down the 0.80 release and chat to Nikiya For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha036/ Special thanks to todays…
35 – 0.79 and the future of the iOS App with Robbie and Stephen
Sep 30, 2018 • 67 min
Robbie and Stephen come on to chat about the sweet new features coming soon to the iOS App for Home Assistant. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
Spotlight: Presence Detection
Sep 22, 2018 • 72 min
Phil and Rohan break down Presence Detection in the smart 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/sp002/ ——- Hosts ——- Phil Hawthorne Website:…
34 – 0.78 and breaking down Nabu Casa with Paulus
Sep 17, 2018 • 26 min
Paulus joins Rohan and Phil to celebrate the 5th birthday of Home Assistant, and to explain Nabu Casa. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha034/…
33 – 0.77 and the new Authentication with Paulus
Sep 1, 2018 • 44 min
Paulus joins Phil and Rohan to break down the new authentication feature introduced with 0.77. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha033/ Special…
Spotlight: Developing for Home Assistant
Aug 25, 2018 • 62 min
Join hosts Rohan and Phil as they’re joined by Aaron (bachya) to deep-dive into the world of developing for Home Assistant. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
32 – 0.76 and Home Assistant as a Service
Aug 18, 2018 • 29 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Aaron (bachya) to discuss 0.76, and Aaron’s Home Assistant as a Service. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha032/…
31 – 0.75, Sisyphus Kinetic Art Table and Lovelace Love with Marius
Aug 5, 2018 • 53 min
Marius joins Rohan and Phil to talk about 0.75, and all the changes it brings for Lovelace For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha031/ Special thanks…
30 – 0.74, Multi-user Support, HassOS, Lovelace Cards, Ring and Multiple Instances
Jul 20, 2018 • 40 min
Rohan and Phil talk about 0.74, the new multi-user support, HassOS, Lovelace Cards, Ring Video Doorbells and running multiple instances of Home Assistant. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to…
29 – 0.73, Lovelace Enhancements and Jared joins us
Jul 7, 2018 • 41 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Jared to talk about 0.73 and the enhancements already made to Lovelace, as well as Jareds unique Home Assistant setup. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check…
28 – 0.72, Lovelace, Alexa TTS and esphomelib
Jun 24, 2018 • 43 min
Otto joins Rohan and Phil to talk about 0.72, Lovelace, Alexa text to speech and esphomelib For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha028/ Special thanks…
27 – 0.71 and Aaron (geekofweek) drops in for a chat
Jun 9, 2018 • 57 min
Phil and Rohan talk with Aaron (geekofweek) about 0.71, and all the cool things Aaron uses Home Assistant for For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
Happy Birthday Home Assistant Podcast
Jun 1, 2018 • 2 min
A special thank you message to all our listeners on our first birthday For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/happy-birthday-home-assistant-podcast/ ——-…
26 – 0.70, Custom UI and Aaron (bachya) joins us
May 25, 2018 • 54 min
Rohan and Phil are joined by Aaron (bachya) to discuss 0.70, and Aaron’s various 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/ha026/…
25 – 0.69, Google Maps and Isabella Joins us
May 14, 2018 • 41 min
Rohan and Phil talk 0.69 and the billing changes with Google Maps, then Isabella joins to talk Home Assistant For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
24 – 0.68 and all the goodies it brings
Apr 28, 2018 • 27 min
Rohan and Phil discuss Google Home and all the other goodies that come with 0.68 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha024/ ——- Hosts ——- Phil…
23 – 0.67 and Paulus joins us to talk Ubiquiti
Apr 13, 2018 • 40 min
Rohan and Phil talk to Paulus, the founder of Home Assistant about his move to Ubiquiti and what it means for Home Assistant. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
22 – 0.66, New Release Schedule and Carlo
Mar 30, 2018 • 66 min
Carlo joins Rohan and Phil to discuss 0.66, and the new Home Assistant release schedule For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha022/ Special thanks to…
21 – 0.65, Awards, Podcast Updates and more
Mar 18, 2018 • 48 min
Rohan and Phil discuss all the new goodies introduced in the 0.65 release For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha021/ ——- Hosts ——- Phil Hawthorne…
20 – 0.64, 1,000 Integrations and Goodbye Dan!
Mar 7, 2018 • 23 min
We talk about the latest features in Home Assistant 0.64 and say goodbye to Dan For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha020/ ——- Hosts ——- Dan Faulknor…
19 – 0.63, Disqus removal and Python 3.4 Deprecation
Feb 24, 2018 • 32 min
Phil and Rohan talk about the 0.63 release, Disqus being removed from the website and the deprecation of Python 3.4. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
18 – 0.62 and ryanm101
Feb 3, 2018 • 47 min
Dan and Phil talk with Ryan (ryanm101) about the 0.62 release and what Ryan is doing with Home Assistant and Hass.io. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
17 – 0.61
Jan 20, 2018 • 31 min
Dan, Rohan and Phil talk about the 0.61 release in the first episode for 2018. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha017/ ——- Hosts ——- Dan Faulknor…
16 – 0.60 and Frenck
Dec 28, 2017 • 50 min
Frenck joins Dan and Rohan to talk about his contributions to the community and the release of 0.60 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha016/…
15 – Cloud and 2017 Recap
Dec 16, 2017 • 42 min
Paulus joins Dan and Phil to launch the new Home Assistant Cloud and celebrate the major feature releases of 2017 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
14 – 0.59 and dale3h
Dec 10, 2017 • 41 min
Dan, Rohan and Dale talk about the 0.59 release and catch up. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha014/ Special thanks to todays guest Dale Higgs…
13 – 0.58 and skalavala (Suresh)
Nov 24, 2017 • 38 min
Dan and Phil are joined by Suresh to talk about 0.58, and 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/ha013/ Special thanks to…
12 – 0.57, 0.58 and Remote Access
Nov 10, 2017 • 35 min
Dan, Rohan and Phil talk about 0.56, 0.57 and remote access. Also covered is Logitech bricking Harmony Link Hubs and translation! For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
11 – 0.56, 0.57 upcoming and feedback!
Nov 6, 2017 • 34 min
What’s new in 0.56, a sneak preview of 0.57 and some community updates. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha011/ ——- Hosts ——- Dan Faulknor…
10 – 0.55 and bye bye Python 3.4
Oct 18, 2017 • 26 min
Phil returns from holiday to discuss his new toys, the 0.54 release and the deprecation of Python 3.4 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha010/ ——-…
9 – dale3h and 0.54
Sep 30, 2017 • 29 min
Dale (dale3h) joins Rohan and Dan to talk about Dale’s involvement in the project as a community leader and his contributions. Dale and Rohan also cover off the 0.54 release. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this…
8 – 0.53 and Presence Detection
Sep 21, 2017 • 36 min
Dan and Rohan talk about 0.53 and presence detection. Happy Birthday HASS! For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha008/ ——- Hosts ——- Dan Faulknor…
7 – 0.52, Blogs and a user story
Sep 2, 2017 • 34 min
Dan and Rohan talk 0.52 and home automation blogs, and then Dan talks with Tim 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…
6 – Intents, 0.50 and 0.51
Aug 16, 2017 • 27 min
Paulus joins Dan and Phil to talk about the exciting new Intents functionality, version numbers and the 0.50 & 0.51 releases. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
5 – AppDaemon/HADashboard, 0.49 and 0.50
Aug 1, 2017 • 45 min
Andrew joins us to talk about AppDaemon and HADashboard (which Dan deploys during the recording!) and we talk about 0.49 & 0.50. Paulus will be on episode 6 to talk about voice intents. For complete show notes and more information about the topics…
4 – Community update, 0.48 and interview with Carlo
Jul 14, 2017 • 38 min
We quickly cover off a few community items including the move to Discord and Carlo talks with Phil about his use of Floorplan For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
3 – Stats, Floorplan and 0.47
Jun 30, 2017 • 45 min
Paulus joins us to talk about some stats and the release of 0.47 and Petar tells us all about his Floorplan project for Home Assistant For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at…
2 – 0.46, 0.47 and Bluetooth Presence
Jun 14, 2017 • 37 min
We talk about the release of 0.46 and upcoming features in 0.47. The feature topic was Bluetooth Presence. For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha002/…
1 – Introduction and 0.45
May 31, 2017 • 26 min
An introduction to some of the community involved and coverage of Home Assistant 0.45 For complete show notes and more information about the topics discussed in this episode, be sure to check the notes at https://hasspodcast.io/ha001/ ——- Hosts ——- Dan…