home assistant

  1. electron

    Home Assistant unveils Chapter 3 of its Year of the Voice campaign

    Home Assistant just shared details of its 3rd chapter in its Year of the Voice campaign, and if you're using Android, you'll like this one. The Home Assistant companion app now can be configured as the default assistant on your Android phone, tablet or watch. It also looks like support for...
  2. A

    Rebuild Omnipro setup for new homeowner

    A friend moved into a new home with an HAI OmniPro II system, with a handful of Omnitouch 7 screens around the house. There are also Leviton consoles for climate control that are functioning. With the help of many threads on this forum, I was able to get his controller online, and connect to it...
  3. electron

    Home Assistant 2023.7 now available

    A new major release of Home Assistant has just been announced. 2023.7 includes some interesting changes & improvements: Improved ESPHome Bluetooth proxy response time Service calls are no longer 1-way, and can be interactive Improved performance for Matter networks, and support for climate...
  4. electron

    Home Assistant gets nod of approval from KNX Association

    Home Assistant just announced that it has received official endorsement from the KNX Association for its KNX integration. KNX is a flexible building & residential home automation standard, especially popular in Europe.
  5. pete_c

    Home Assistant Home Assistant out of memory issues Fixed

    Noticed recently here that HA #2 Virtual Box running on Ubuntu 22.04 host kept running of memory and rebooting itself. IE: would run up to 100% in less than an hour then reset itself. HA #1 running many add ons averages 8% utilization. HA #2 Add ons used: HACS==> Add ons 1 - Advanced SSH...
  6. S

    HAI and Home Assistant

    Hi, I have a Omni LT panel and want to upgrade it to a network board so I can connect it to Home Assistant. I'm hoping that you might share some of your experience linking HA to a HAI panel. First, how has it gone for you? Lessons learned? What HAI panel are you using and how have you connected...
  7. pete_c

    Pete's Blog Home Assistant Alarm Keypad display

    Here using Home Assistant (and Homeseer) to manage a Ring Alarm (and doorbell and thermostat) for house #2 and OmniPro2 panel in house #1. I see an console keypad for the Ring Alarm system but do not see one for the OmniLinkBridge app. Ring card is defined as: type: alarm-panel states: -...
  8. R

    OmniLinkBridge to integrate Home Assistant, SmartThings, Node-RED

    OmniLinkBridge is a C# service that allows you to control your OmniPro II controller from SmartThings (Web API) and Home Assistant (MQTT). You can also use it with NodeRed (MQTT) to create flows for advanced control of your devices. As the successor to HAILogger is also provides logging and...