Actron Neo and Home Assistant

“I know why you’re here, Neo” – Trinity. It looks like Actron have brought out another air conditioner control system – the Neo. It seems to be similar to the Que, although owning neither – I’m not entirely sure. The API definition certainly looks similar between them – similar, not identical. I’ve started adapting the […]

Slow Home Assistant Add-on Builder

I recently started work on my second add-on for Home Assistant. Unfortunately, that meant a lot more time with the Home Assistant add-on builder. I’d been finding that using the add-on builder was often taking an hour to build the container based add-on, for the four platforms for which I build (e.g. i386, amd64, armv7..). […]

Actron Connect and Home Assistant

“Gentlemen, I am now about to send a signal from this laptop through our local ISP, racing down fiber-optic cable at the speed of light to San Francisco, bouncing off a satellite in geosynchronous orbit to Lisbon, Portugal, where the data packets will be handed off to submerged transatlantic cables terminating in Halifax, Nova Scotia, […]