In January, our original backers received their Home Assistant Yellow Kit PoE! With this, all our backers have received their units (with just a few exceptions, see below), and many of the pre-orders have been fulfilled as well. The crowdfunding campaign made Home Assistant Yellow possible and we are now entering the next stage in its journey: Home Assistant Yellow will enter ongoing production and become more widely available through various distributors in the future. Read the full update.
Lots of fine tuning and production optimizations have happened since our last update. We are already preparing the fourth production run, but let's first back up to the headline of the last update: Yellow and Yellow Kit are shipping. Read the full update.
Today only good news all around! Despite many Yellows on their way already, the last few weeks have been a busy time for us still: The update of the PoE version, smaller production improvements and lining up the next production runs have been the main focus. Read the full update.
In the previous update, it was announced that the first shipment had left Nabu Casa's manufacturer’s factory. Since then, the shipment has cleared export from China and is now scheduled to arrive via boat in Long Beach, California on September 6th. Read the full update.
Over the past two years, we have been designing, prototyping, and building a product that we think will be something to last for years to come. This is something that we wanted to give our Home Assistant users as an easy way to get started, but also to upgrade as your home grows. Well, this dream is finally coming to fruition. Read the full update.
Matter is a new and upcoming smart home standard that is scheduled to launch in the fall. We’ve been hard at work on Matter support for Home Assistant. This includes working with the Home Assistant Yellow. As noted in the last update, we are also working on the co-existence of Zigbee and Matter. Read the full update.
Time flies like crazy. It’s been a productive two months since the last update! Let’s dive right in. Read the full update.
This week Jeff Geerling posted a video that covers Home Assistant Yellow! Check it out on Youtube! We've already been busy in 2022 getting Yellow closer to production ramp-up. This update includes pics of the latest PCB and enclosure revisions. Read the full update.
We've confirmed at least one Z-Wave module works with Home Assistant Yellow and even fits nicely within the case. Also, notice the name change: the project is now called Home Assistant Yellow. Read the full update.
What a ride! After six weeks, the campaign has concluded! This update includes pics of the latest PCB and enclosure revisions. Read the full update.
This update will show you the steps to get your Yellow Kit ready to use with Home Assistant up and running. There's also a nice video by Everything Smart Home of their first impressions of Home Assistant Yellow. Read the full update.
We at Nabu Casa mainly specialize in software development and hardware hacking, so we're grateful to our friends at Adafruit for introducing us to Mike Doell from Ross + Doell, who has excellent enclosure design and manufacturing skills. Read the full update.
It's only been a week, but we have plenty to show for it, including being fully funded and a video demonstrating how to connect and control Zigbee devices with Home Assistant Yellow. Read the full update.
We are thrilled to announce our first custom hardware project: Home Assistant Yellow! We are hosting a Q&A live stream today at noon Pacific / 3 PM Eastern / 9 PM CEST to talk about how Home Assistant Yellow came to be and answer any questions you might have. Read the full update.