With the next Home Assistant release delayed, Rohan and Phil deep dive into the world of Pete from New Zealand and his smart home setup.

Month of What The Heck?!

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Discussion with Pete


Pete’s YouTube video for VSCode with Home Assistant


Pete’s YouTube video waterproofing Xiaomi door sensors

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Home Assistant Cloud by Nabu Casa

Easily connect to Google and Amazon voice assistants for a small monthly fee that also supports the Home Assistant project. Configuration is via the User Interface so no fiddling with router settings, dynamic DNS or YAML.


Hosted By

Phil Hawthorne

Phil is a Melbourne based web developer who lives and breathes technology. When he's not at his day job, he’s in his home office attempting to simplify his life through complicated tech.

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Rohan Karamandi

Rohan from Toronto, Canada works in the Technology sector as an architect designing network and datacenter solutions for his customers. His passion for technology stems from there and extends to IoT and home automation

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Special Appearances By

Pete Stothers

I'm a radio and electronics service person by trade and inventor. I've always loved automation and have been dabbling with it for 30+ years and have only been electrocuted about 67 times!

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Special episodes focused on various aspects of Home Assistant and Home Automation.