Raspberry Pi and more by András Zsitko

Tag: xiaomi

Xiaomi Mijia Hygrothermo v2 sensor data on Raspberry Pi

There’s a neat looking Xiaomi sensor with a display which is capable of showing temperature and humidity data.

It can trasmit this information over Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), and if we want to get that in command line from a Raspberry Pi, this is what we need to do.

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Xiaomi MiFlora plant sensor in Pimatic

Xiaomi MiFlora is a cost-effective plant sensor, which uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to communicate wirelessly, and is capable of sensing temperature, soil humidity, light, soil fertility and it’s own battery level.

Daniel Matuschek (openha) and other contributors have written a library for the device, and his python code is capable of reading the sensor’s data on Linux. I have been running it on Raspbian Lite operating system, on my Raspberry Pi 3 and also have tested it on my Raspberry Pi Zero W (both devices have onboard Wifi and Bluetooth, no dongles needed).

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