Home Automation / Home Assistant setup with recommended hardware: The four-year update

Overview of my current hardware for my smart home powered by Home Assistant. An update on my previous post of four years ago (!) when I had just started with home automation.

Automatically turn on tv when streaming to a Chromecast

Quick Node-RED tutorial on automatically turning on a TV when streaming media.

Automatic dark mode for Home Assistant

Quick tutorial on setting up an automatic dark mode for Home Assistant.

Local face recognition for Home Assistant using TensorFlow.js, Part 2: Learning to recognize faces

Second post of my series on face recognition for presence detection in Home Assistant. In this post, I create a face recognition system.

Local presence detection using face recognition and TensorFlow.js for Home Assistant, Part 1: Detection

Face recognition can be a cool addition to a smart home but has potential severe privacy issues. In this post, I start building on a completely local alternative to cloud-based solutions. This first part focusses on face detection.