Create a home automation mood with lights, sound, and video with Home Assistant, a Chromecast & Phillips Hue Lights.
Create your Own Digital Picture Frame
I wanted an art piece that showed both videos and digital art, so I created my own digital picture frame with Home Assistant.
Create a Data Tracker with Home Assistant and Zapier
Use Home Assistant and Zapier to create your very own tactile data tracker! Learn how to connect a Hue physical button with Google Sheets!
Add Some Variety to your Morning Alarm
Start your morning off with Google Home, Home Assistant, and YouTube!
Build your own Presence Detection System with Home Assistant
I will use Home Assistant Cloud, Tasker, and a couple of physical buttons to set my presence throughout the apartment and extend it organically over time.
Automate your Podcast Downloads with Tasker and Home Assistant
I listen to a number of podcasts every day. When I wake up, I refresh my podcasts and listen as I start my day. In my pursuit to constantly reduce my manual activity for recurring activities, I looked to automate it with Tasker, Home Assistant, and Podcast Addict.
A story of Ambient Lights, Automation, and a Happy Partner
A couple of weeks ago I created an automation to change the light in my living room for when I played video games.
Lights in my apartment dimmed, ambient lights came up around the television, with only a push of a button!