Example Sensor Platform


This is a minimum implementation of a platform for the sensor component.

Installation

Copy the code below and create it as a file in <config_dir>/custom_components/sensor/example.py.

Add the following to your configuration.yaml:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  platform: example

Code

from homeassistant.const import TEMP_CELSIUS
from homeassistant.helpers.entity import Entity


def setup_platform(hass, config, add_devices, discovery_info=None):
    """Setup the sensor platform."""
    add_devices([ExampleSensor()])


class ExampleSensor(Entity):
    """Representation of a Sensor."""

    @property
    def name(self):
        """Return the name of the sensor."""
        return 'Example Temperature'

    @property
    def state(self):
        """Return the state of the sensor."""
        return 23

    @property
    def unit_of_measurement(self):
        """Return the unit of measurement."""
        return TEMP_CELSIUS