Introduction to Home Assistant

What is Home Assistant?

Home Assistant (HA) is basically a free and open-source software (FOSS) that act as a control centre/hub/”brain” for various smart home or networking devices that you may already have in your home. Without HA, every devices don’t communicate with each other. The CCTVs don’t talk to the alarm system. The alarm system doesn’t talk to the smart switches. The smart switches don’t talk to the TV. Basically they live in their own world and that means I need separate apps in order to talk to them.

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