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WiFi sensor into device tracker

1 minute read

Something that makes for a great home/away tracker is the Android app’s connected WiFi sensor, or at least it would if it was a device tracker.

YAML sections

less than 1 minute read

NB: I’ve added this here as the knowledge has been removed from the official documentation.

Zigbee tips

5 minute read

There’s a number of things that come up regularly that folks new to Zigbee may not know, so here’s a handy set of notes and links.

Smart home or home automation

3 minute read

We often talk about the smart home and home automation as if those terms are interchangeable, but they’re (mostly) not.

Presence detection - here we go again?

15 minute read

The music won’t be as good, but here we go again. I’ve made a number of updates to this logic since I last wrote about it.