Home Assistant is a home automation platform running on Python 3. The goal of Home Assistant is to be able to track and control all devices at home and offer a platform for automating control.
To get started:
python3 -m pip install homeassistant hass --open-ui
Examples of devices Home Assistant can interface with:
- Monitoring connected devices to a wireless router: OpenWrt, Tomato, Netgear, DD-WRT, TPLink, ASUSWRT, Xiaomi and any SNMP capable Linksys WAP/WRT
- Philips Hue lights, WeMo switches, Edimax switches, Efergy energy monitoring, and Tellstick devices and sensors
- Google Chromecasts, Music Player Daemon, Logitech Squeezebox, Plex, Kodi (XBMC), iTunes (by way of itunes-api), and Amazon Fire TV (by way of python-firetv)
- Support for ISY994 (Insteon and X10 devices), Z-Wave, Nest Thermostats, RFXtrx, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Modbus
- Interaction with IFTTT
- Integrate data from the Bitcoin network, meteorological data from OpenWeatherMap and Forecast.io, Transmission, or SABnzbd.
- See full list of supported devices
Build home automation on top of your devices:
- Keep a precise history of every change to the state of your house
- Turn on the lights when people get home after sunset
- Turn on lights slowly during sunset to compensate for less light
- Turn off all lights and devices when everybody leaves the house
- Offers a REST API and can interface with MQTT for easy integration with other projects like OwnTracks
- Allow sending notifications using Instapush, Notify My Android (NMA), PushBullet, PushOver, Slack, Telegram, Join, and Jabber (XMPP)
If you run into issues while using Home Assistant or during development of a component, check the Home Assistant help section of our website for further help and information.