Home Assistant Podcast 6 – Intents, 0.50 and 0.51

Released August 16, 2017

Paulus joins Dan and Phil to talk about the exciting new Intents functionality, version numbers and the 0.50 & 0.51 releases.

Show Notes

  • Voice
    • Ben’s Video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWPluWcYRMI&feature=youtu.be
    • Alexa can now have international addresses configured. Users outside of the US, UK and Germany can finally just ask Alexa what the weather is!
  • Configuration Repos
  • Will there ever be a Home Assistant 1.0?
  • 0.51
    • Alexa Intents – “Computer, Red Alert”. Contributed by Steve Rhoades https://home-assistant.io/components/alexa/
    • More history speed boosts by Greg Laabs
    • Frontend Update
      • Polymer 2
      • Automation Editor – Finished! And Safari support
    • Vacuum Component. Xiaomi Mi Robot switch is now part of the new Vacuum component. By Eugenio Panaderio
    • Dyson 360 Eye Vacuum cleaner now supported by Charles Blonde
    • Shodan Sensor by Fabian
    • Mailbox component by PhracturedBlue