Published: Jun 29, 2024—2 min read

Room Presence Detection with ESPHome and Home Assistant

Written by: Fixt
Room Presence Detection with ESPHome and Home Assistant

ESPHome Configuration

Bluetooth LE Tracker Configuration

esp32_ble_tracker:
  scan_parameters:
    active: True 
    interval: 211ms # default 320ms
    window:   120ms # default 30ms

You can also check the tips for faster detection time in the documentation.

What do I recommend for tracking?

Mi Band 6

Mi Band 6:

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Bermuda Integration

By agittins

Install

Open your Home Assistant instance and open a repository inside the Home Assistant Community Store.

Configure

Open your Home Assistant instance and start setting up a new integration.

Assign each scanner to an Area

Create areas

Open your Home Assistant instance and show your floors and areas.

ESPHome Configuration

Open your Home Assistant instance and start setting up a new integration.

Calibration

Bermuda Configuration

Open your Home Assistant instance and start setting up a new integration.

I would love to hear your comments, or suggestions on this post.


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Fixt is a Software Engineer passionate about making the world a better place through technology and automation.