Home Automation with “Awesome” HASS.IO — Part II

In the previous post, we have seen how HASS can be configured to toggle outdoor lights based on sunrise and sunset. In this post, we will continue the journey and see how Xiaomi BLE Temperature and Humidity sensors can be integrated to the same system.

Xiaomi BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) sensors are cheap with an advertised battery life of 1 year. Besides providing temperature and relative humidity values over BLE, the device sports a tiny display that shows the current temperature and relative humidity values (another reason why I prefer this…