Talking Nabu Casa, Future Plans and so much more with Paulus

Episode 150
58m | Feb 22, 2024

Paulus joins Rohan and Phil to catch up on what’s been happening with Home Assistant and Nabu Casa. From working with smart home alliances to the future of Home Assistant and Nabu Casa, this chat covered a lot of ground


00:00 Intro

01:26 What is Nabu Casa up to

05:48 How is Nabu Casa going

09:44 Nabu Casa vs Open Source

14:07 Working with Smart Home Alliances

21:36 Open Source vs Closed Alliances

28:49 Paulus at CES

31:52 Was the Year of the Voice a Success

34:57 Local Wake Word Detection

38:56 Reflecting on the Year of the Voice

40:14 Raspberry 5 Support

42:31 AI For Home Assistant

47:55 Roadmap for Home Assistant

50:56 More Hardware for Nabu Casa

56:23 The Home Assistant Community

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