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An ESP32 based presence detection node for use with the Home Assistant mqtt_room component for localized device presence detection.

Tracking Hardware


Generic beacon hardware should be compatible, provided it meets a beacon standard (such as iBeacon or Eddystone). There are plenty of generic beacons available from sellers such as:


Here is an example of how an entry into your configuration.yaml file should look:


# One entry for each beacon you want to track
  - platform: mqtt_room
    device_id: "fda50693a4e24fb1afcfc6eb07647825-5-0" # Note that major version must match, but any minor version will be ignored
    name: 'iBeacon Room Presence'
    state_topic: 'room_presence'
    timeout: 60
    away_timeout: 120