Community Highlights: 5. Edition
time for the fifth staging of the Community Highlights!!!
We get quite a few recommendations, but also closely monitored
social media and a few precious and found stones to share again!
Controlling 7! Sea-water aquarium with a Home-Assistant
we begin with the presentation of a very unusual, but impressive, Home Assistant setup.
It will be shared on our Facebook group by Kevin McPeake. Kevin’s
the setup has a total of 5 Home-Assistant-instances, controlling 7x marine aquariums!
These are some great views of Kevin! I bet you will be happy with the new Lovelace
features that are yet to come in the Home-Assistant Core 0.107. It will help
To curtail that a bit in several Lovelace Dashboards (now in
beta sneak peak?).
Click here to go to Kevin’s post on our Facebook group.
thank you, Walt_H for the shipping on this item! 👍
saving energy is good for the environment (and your wallet). However, to do that,
You have to be aware of their actual use. the
/u/Lau-ie shared his energy
Consumption screen on our subreddit.
This gives an insight into the current usage, but also in the use & cost of the
energy consumed in the last 24 hours.
New energy consumption of the screen, still tweaking it. r/home assistant
you know, you monitor your energy consumption? What does your dashboard look like?
A DIY-smart-magnetic key holder
And here is one from James Callaghan, the
created really smart and easy-to-replicate magnetic key holder, with a Xiaomi
Aqara door /window sensor. Yes, this key holder works on Zigbee.
My mind is going crazy with the number of problems that can be solved by a single sensor. This was for me to soothe with @****home_assistant**** but if you are thinking of how this could be applied elsewhere concierge Service for those with memory problems, etc. #smarthome #part #accessibility #IoT pic.twitter.com/sirygbce7p
— James Callaghan #Microsoft (@James Callaghan) 9 have. March 2020
Consumer Reports: a call for non-resident technologist fellows
Consumer Reports is an American non-profit organization that is not independent,
(Product) to provide testing and research for the consumers, truth, transparency, and
of fairness. Their results are published in a monthly magazine and on its website.
The Consumer Reports Digital Lab offers paid, non-resident scholarships for the study of
the effects of connection (Internet-of-things, IoT) products and services. You are all welcome
interested to take on the public research for the community.
If you are interested, more information can be found here:
Do you have a tip for the next edition?
Have you seen (or made) something awesome, interesting, unique, amazing, inspiring, unusual, or funny, with the Home Assistant?
Click here and send us your Community-Highlight a proposal.
Also, don’t forget to share your creations with us on Social Media:
See you in the next issue!
Released on Sun, 15 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000