My Home dashboard

Here is my current dashboard. I just recently started using HR so layout and outlook not yet as polished as wanted, but everything works so it’s in real use next to frontdoor. HR is running in an old android tablet which is constantly powered by usb power. The actual automation system is Vera Edge.

1st row left: time and date
1st row right: out temperature, min&max out temperature last 24h, in temperature and humidity, ventilation machine operation info
2nd row: next 7 days weather info, taken from service
3rd row left: status of contact and motion sensor and alarm logic, pushing the button brings up keypad and with correct pincode system can be armed/disarmed
3rd row right: status of fire alarms, button to acknowledge alarm
4th row: notifications and outside light state

In real life looks pretty much the same than in Designer:


Looks very nice! I suppose you also have other pages with more device details like individual lights?

I love your trash pickup reminder!

Great looking Dashboard for sure!!

Can you share your project file as sample for other users?


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I am new to HR.

Can you please help me how did you add Weather widget?

(I have downloaded OpenWeatherMap Plugin. But don’t know how to use it. :unamused:

I am using my own plugin for weather.

Info for that can be found at:

The old Samsung tablet could not take it anymore. The battery inside bulged so much that it pushed display off from body. Everything worked still, but did not want to risk any fire etc…

Got a new Lenovo tablet for replacement. HomeRemote and FullyKiosk licenses transferred over smoothly. Screen properties are bit different so that needs to be fixed in HR.

The new Lenovo (Tab M10 HD 2nd Gen) tablet is working great. It does not have any manufacturer logos visible and usb port is in right place. I noticed also that it had enabled automatically some sort battery protection mode, so I guess the new tablets are better suited for constant power on home dashboard usage.


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I recently got VW ID4 electric car. And of course that provides some useful information which could be added to home dashboard. VW has not made any public API etc. but there are plenty of examples around net how to use their weconnect service as an browser and fetch car information.

I tried first to code a plugin to homeremote but it was not succesfull, HR http functions do not return all relevant headers. The alternative solution was to use other device (Onion Omega 2+ running Openwrt) which fetches information from VW, publishes it to web server and HR then reads it with simple http plugin.

With this setup everything is working now. I added firstly battery status and expected range, vehicle locking state and information about charging (power and time left):


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