2023.5: Let’s speak! – Residence Assistant

2023.5: Let’s speak! – Residence Assistant

Residence Assistant Core 2023.5! 🎉

What an thrilling launch now we have for you this month! This launch is all about
voice (effectively, virtually absolutely), and I’m tremendous excited we will ship you all this actually
superb stuff!

I’ve been following the progress of this all being constructed this month, and actually,
I’ve been mindblown a number of instances per week. So what’s in right here? Nicely, you possibly can
now really speak to Residence Assistant! 🤯

I actually admire that each one these voice parts have been constructed the
Residence Assistant approach: to be absolutely configurable and extendable. Providing you with decisions,
together with solely native choices to your personal voice assistant.

This launch is packed! And we aren’t even midway via Residence Assistant’s
12 months of the voice but…

Benefit from the launch!


Don’t neglect to be part of our launch celebration reside stream on YouTube
3 Might 2023, at 12:00 PDT / 21:00 CEST!

Let’s speak!

Our aim for 2023 is to allow you to management Residence Assistant in your personal language:
Residence Assistant’s 12 months of the Voice! After chapter 1 in
January, we introduced chapter 2 on this thrilling journey final week!

This launch ships the whole lot (plus extra) that was introduced! This implies, as
of this launch, you possibly can really begin speaking to Residence Assistant! 🎙️

Here’s a fast abstract of all that has been introduced, linked to
the place you possibly can learn extra about every of them:

That can assist you get began, we made positive the documentation is ideal, together with
some cool venture tutorials to jump-start your personal non-public voice assistant

For those who missed final week’s reside stream,
make sure you test it out. It is filled with reside demos and detailed explanations
of the whole lot packed into this launch. The recording of the reside stream:

Handle what’s uncovered to your voice assistants

A model new and thrilling menu merchandise will be present in your Settings
menu: Voice assistants!

Screenshot showing the brand new menu item in the settings menu: Voice assistants.

This new settings merchandise provides you entry to many unbelievable new voice options;
it additionally offers a brand new Expose tab the place you possibly can handle which entities are
uncovered to your Help, Alexa, and Google Assistant.

Screenshot showing the new expose entities tab in the voice assistants menu.

It provides an summary of what entities you’ve uncovered to your voice assistants
and simply take away or add new ones. Clicking on an entity on this display will
deliver up the voice assistant setting for that entity, permitting you to show
on/off the entity’s publicity to a particular voice assistant and
handle the entity’s aliases.

Screenshot showing the new expose entities tab in the voice assistants menu.

This at the moment helps our Help, and Amazon Alexa and
Google Assistant through Residence Assistant Cloud.

Improved entity setting

Some good tweaks have been made to the entity settings dialog, making it
simpler to make use of and look cleaner.

The entity settings dialog used to have an expandable superior part,
which you would increase to entry options like displaying/hiding/disabling
entities, altering the world, and so on.

The superior part has been eliminated, and all its options have been
reorganized. So, no options had been misplaced whereas offering a a lot nicer

Screenshot showing the new and improved entity settings dialog.

And, since that is the yr of the voice, you could discover the
“Voice assistants” choice within the above screenshot, which can deliver up:

Screenshot showing the new voice assistant expose controls accessible directly from the entity settings dialog.

This lets you shortly change the voice assistants the entity is uncovered
to, together with its aliases, with out having to navigate again to the voice
assistants panel in the principle settings display.

Configuring the LEDs of your Residence Assistant Yellow

The enclosure of our superb Residence Assistant Yellow means that you can
have a look at the gorgeous board and elements inside it.

Nonetheless, the LEDs on the board may mild up your setting when
it’s darkish in an undesirable approach. For instance, whenever you sleep in the identical room
as your Residence Assistant Yellow is in.

As of this launch, you possibly can configure (activate/off) the disk, heartbeat,
and energy LEDs of your Residence Assistant Yellow by utilizing the Configure button
on the Settings > {Hardware} web page.

Screenshot that show the new LED settings for the Home Assistant Yellow.

Webhooks set off choices

Webhooks have been prolonged this launch. We now have assist for webhooks
that use the GET HTTP methodology!

However that’s not all. Due to @esev, we additionally obtained some new security measures
for our webhook triggers. Now you can set which HTTP strategies your
webhook set off work with and the power to restrict webhooks to solely work on
your native community.

Screenshot showing the new options available on a Webhook automation trigger.

New Help pipeline and language selectors

In case you are constructing automation or scripts Blueprints, now you can leverage
two new UI selectors to be used together with your Blueprints: an Help pipeline selector
and a language selector.

Screenshot showing the language selector.
The language selector let’s a consumer select from a listing of languages.

You could possibly, for instance, leverage this in a notification Blueprint to permit
setting a unique language on a text-to-speech notification.

Extra info will be present in our selectors documentation.

Different noteworthy adjustments

There may be far more juice on this launch; listed here are a few of the different noteworthy
adjustments this launch:

  • Residence Assistant Working System v10 has been launched! The ODROID M-1 is now supported, improved information disk assist and reminiscence administration. Bug fixes and reliability enhancements for Bluetooth and Thread.
  • Matter now has assist for covers, thanks @hidaris!
  • The method of creating backups is now sooner 🚀, thanks @bdraco!
  • @bdraco additionally gave the ONVIF integration some love, which ought to enhance
    the soundness of the combination. Good!
  • Now you can arrange a number of cases of the OpenAI Dialog integration
    with, for instance, completely different prompts. Thanks, @balloob!
  • @rubenbe added route assist to MQTT followers! Good!
  • BTHome added assist for button and dimmer occasions. This implies it helps
    the model new Shelly BLU Button1! Thanks, @Ernst79!
  • The Supervisor can now create restore points for a few of the points
    it detected in your system. Superior @mdegat01!
  • @mib1185 added a service to permit sorting of the Buying checklist. Thanks!
  • @depoll added an attribute to the Individual entities that checklist the system
    trackers for this individual. Very helpful for templates! Thanks!
  • The NextDNS integration added a complete bunch of latest parental management
    switches, thanks @bieniu!
  • Synology DSM can now browse your Synology Photographs within the media browser. Cool
    addition, @lodesmets!
  • Simplepush now helps attachments, due to @tymm!
  • Some Z-Wave notification sensors gained’t clear to idle mechanically. Now you need to use the brand new notification idle buttons to idle them manually!

New Integrations

We welcome the next new integrations on this launch:

This launch additionally has a brand new digital integration. Digital integrations
are stubs which might be dealt with by different (present) integrations to assist with
findability. This one is new:

Integrations now obtainable to arrange from the UI

The next integrations are actually obtainable through the Residence Assistant UI:

Launch 2023.5.1 – Might 4

Launch 2023.5.2 – Might 5

Launch 2023.5.3 – Might 14

Launch 2023.5.4 – Might 23

Need assistance? Be part of the group!

Residence Assistant has an ideal group of customers who’re all greater than keen
to assist one another out. So, be part of us!

Our very energetic Discord chat server is a wonderful place to be
at, and don’t neglect to affix our superb boards.

Discovered a bug or concern? Please report it in our concern tracker,
to get it mounted! Or, examine our assist web page for steerage for extra
locations you possibly can go.

Are you extra into e-mail? Signal-up for our Constructing the Open Residence Publication
to get the newest information about options, issues taking place in our group and
different information about constructing an Open Residence; straight into your inbox.

Breaking Modifications

In case you are a customized integration developer and wish to find out about breaking
adjustments and new options obtainable to your integration: Make sure to comply with our
developer weblog. The next are essentially the most notable for this launch:

Farewell to the next

The next integrations are additionally now not obtainable as of this launch:

All adjustments

After all, there may be much more on this launch. Yow will discover a listing of
all adjustments made right here:
Full changelog for Residence Assistant Core 2023.5

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