Canary


The canary integration allows you to integrate your Canary devices in Home Assistant.

There is currently support for the following device types within Home Assistant:

Configuration

Adding Canary to your Home Assistant instance can be done via the user interface, by taking the following steps:

  • Browse to your Home Assistant instance.

  • In the sidebar click on Configuration.

  • From the configuration menu select: Integrations.

  • In the bottom right, click on the Add Integration button.

  • From the list, search and select “Canary”.

  • Follow the instruction on screen to complete the set up.

After completing, the Canary integration will be immediately available for use.

Once loaded, your front end will have the following entities:

  • A camera image triggered by motion for each camera.
  • An alarm control panel for each location.
  • A sensor per camera that reports temperature.
  • A sensor per camera that reports humidity.
  • A sensor per camera that reports air quality.

Camera

The canary camera platform allows you to watch the live stream of your Canary camera in Home Assistant. This requires the ffmpeg integration to be already configured.

Once you have Canary integration setup, your Canary camera(s) should show up automatically.

Sensor

The canary sensor platform allows you to integrate the sensors of your Canary devices in Home Assistant.

To add canary sensors to your installation, follow instructions above.

Once loaded, you will see following sensors:

  • A sensor per camera that reports temperature.
  • A sensor per camera that reports humidity.
  • A sensor per camera that reports air quality.