The frontend of Home Assistant is served with the help of a local web server. If you have customized your installation you already use this functionality. The content of your folder
www in your Home Assistant configuration directory (
.homeassistant) is available under
https://localhost:8123/local/index.html for an
In the past the buzz word “Smart mirror” was used a couple of times in our chatroom and even made it into the issue tracker. The existing solutions (Smart mirror, MagicMirror, and HomeMirror) seems to be overkill if you already have Home Assistant running somewhere in your house or apartment. Why not simple display a web page served by Home Assistant on the tablet? No app and no Raspberry Pi running in the background.
I hope that this little article could give you an idea of extending Home Assistant in an unconventional way.