HomeSpan: HomeKit for the rest of us using ESP32 #HomeKit #ESP32 #IoT

HomeSpan is a robust and extremely easy-to-use Arduino library for creating your own ESP32-based HomeKit devices entirely within the Arduino IDE.

HomeSpan provides a microcontroller-focused implementation of Apple’s HomeKit Accessory Protocol Specification Release R2 (HAP-R2) designed specifically for the Espressif ESP32 microcontroller running within the Arduino IDE.

HomeSpan pairs directly to HomeKit via your home WiFi network without the need for any external bridges or components. With HomeSpan you can use the full power of the ESP32’s I/O functionality to create custom control software and/or hardware to automatically operate external devices from the Home App on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, or with Siri.

HomeSpan Highlights

  • Provides a natural, intuitive, and very easy-to-use framework
  • Utilizes a unique Service-Centric approach to creating HomeKit devices
  • Takes full advantage of the widely-popular Arduino IDE
  • 100% HAP-R2 compliance
  • 38 integrated HomeKit Services
  • Operates in either Accessory or Bridge mode
  • Supports pairing with Setup Codes or QR Codes

The software is under an open source MIT license.

See the GitHub repo for all the details.

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