Florian from The Netherlands joins Rohan and Phil to break down his smart home journey, and some of the decisions made when designing his families smart home.

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00:56 Getting started with Home Assistant
12:23 Design Considerations for a smart home
17:00 Protocols in the smart home
19:17 100 Devices on Zigbee
27:40 100 Devices on Zigbee
29:27 Favourite Automations
34:03 Outdoor Irrigation
40:24 Other Life Automations
44:51 Room Presence
48:47 Future plans for automations
50:51 Automating Solar Consumption Output
58:40 Dashboards and UI
01:00:06 Zigbee Smoke Detectors

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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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Florian Schaal

My name is Florian and I'm a Fullstack developer and podcast co-host currently focusing on the Azure Cloud. In my free time I love automating all kinds of aspects in live using home assistant and parts i develop my self. If there is time left I also do a bit of gaming: world of warcraft and Diablo 4




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