January 29, 2021

You probably came here because of my other post. Get-started The prerequisites for this zigbee network are: Up and running home assistant Zigbee bridge (I use ConbeeII) Other devices Setup Plug in the USB stick and go to the supervisor > System > hardware. This will show a list of hardware. For example “/dev/ttyACM0”, note […]

October 13, 2020

Intro MQTT is a very important protocol within smart home and allows to send messages back and forth to a broker. see here. In this tutorial I will show how to set it up within home assistant. Setup MQTT First you need to go to your supervisor, addon store and search for “mos” the Mosquitto […]

October 9, 2020

Since a few year Docker s quite popular, it’s easy to use but for people starting out a little challenging sometimes. In this tutorial I will share ,y Debian & Ubuntu install script. Let’s get started To get going we need a running OS. Download and install Ubuntu or Debian in a virtual machine using […]

October 6, 2020

In this guide I will show you how to integrate Shelly devices to homeassistant using MQTT. When reading this guide I assume you already have MQTT installed and configured, if not follow this guide. A great tool to configure your devices is the file editor plugin, this makes it easier to edit your yaml files […]

October 2, 2020

I’m Dennis, 27 and IT professional. In 2012 I began my journey at the department of defense in comms where Me and my colleagues where responsible for the communications and IT infrastructure on domestic and foreign soil. We built fiber optic networks, servers based on windows server and phone communications network with HF. Back then […]

August 27, 2020

Every house has lights and device to turn on and off. But what is a smart home without switches, to turn on lights or other devices? Indeed, not much of a “smart home”. In this article we are going to talk about switches…. shelly smart switches Choices What options are out there? Shelly – wifi […]