Home Assistant

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Proconductor: Home Assistant Community
Category: personale HUB
Type: personal HUBsoftware
Technology: various
Installation difficulties: Bassa
Ease of use: Media
Availability: presso GitHub
Card revision: 1.5

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Home Assistant it's a personale HUB Open Source.
Rather, è 'spersonal HUBsoftware for excellence.

It is a free software that offers a single interface for control and automate la proafter home automation, even if have components of lines of prodifferent products. Support Alexa, Google Home, Siri and many other control systems, including theapp official mobile called “Home Assistant Companion" (for Google Android e Appthe iOS) useful for remote control, GPS management of tenants and more.

In essence, Home Assistant is a software that installs on major operating systems (See the list of guides dedicated to it) and offers an interface via web and on app mobile which allows you to coordinate, automate, manage in the round personal home automation.

Strength points di Home Assistant I'm:

  • interface powerful e prosolidly customizable (see demo);
  • a huge availability of useful components and platforms a integration "Under one roof" all your home automation, whatever it is the promanufacturer and the technologies of the components themselves;
  • an extremely flexible design concept, which translates into the possibility of realizing incredible functionality and personalization;
  • la gratuitousness.

The sore point di Home Assistant it's tied to the curve of appreturn: it is not a trivial software to understand (especially for beginners in home automation), it must be studied and understood in order to get the most out of it. But for this there is inDomus.

The LOVELACE interface of Home Assistant

Home Assistant can be installed for free on traditional computers based on Microsoft Windows, its Apple macOS, on Linux or, much more effectively, up Raspberry Pi, a mini computer with a very small footprint, cost and power consumption.

Home Assistant is distributed in three main ways:

  • stand alone;

It is always-the-same-software, what changes is the way it is installed. HASSIO, however, it actually has a difference compared to the other two modes: inside it is a kind of (free) store of add-on from which to install and configure with extreme ease a whole series of external components to theHUB useful for the realization of profirst personal home automation.

The list of dedicated guides to the various installation methods of this magnificent free software object is available here.

First steps with Home Assistant: where to start

Home Assistant Official LogoATTENZIONE: remember that there is on our FORUM community an ad hoc section dedicated to Home Assistant, for any doubt, question, information on the specific merit of these components.


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