Wake-word detection

A wake-word-detection entityAn entity represents a sensor, actor, or function in Home Assistant. Entities are used to monitor physical properties or to control other entities. An entity is usually part of a device or a service.
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allows other integrationsIntegrations connect and integrate Home Assistant with your devices, services, and more.
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or applications to detect wake words in streaming audio.

The wake-word-detection entities cannot be implemented manually, but can be provided by integrations such as Wyoming. The API in Assist Pipelines enables wake-word-detection as part of Assist.

Building block integration

The wake-word detection integration cannot be directly used. You cannot create your own wake word entities using this integration. This integration is a building block for other integrations to use, enabling them to create wake word entities for you.