At the start of this year I bought the house I had been renting for the previous 14 years and since then I’ve been busy doing things like renovating and automating it.
How I’ve done that will be in a separate series of blog entries, however at it’s heart is a Raspberry PI 4B with the official touch screen mounted at the top of a wall in the Kitchen running Home Assistant.
I also have a larger monitor mounted on a wall in my home office which has a Raspberry PI 2B which shows a Grafana dashboard for monitoring my home systems.
In both instances they are running as a kiosk so that when they boot up they automatically open a browser on a fixed page.
This guide covers how to setup a PI from scratch into a simple kiosk.Continue reading “Using a Raspberry PI as a Kiosk for Home Assistant or Grafana”