When it comes to smart home displays, I’ve seen two main options:

  1. Use a small 1-inch OLED screen with a microcontroller.

  2. Buy a tablet, nail it to a wall and load up the Home Assistant frontend.

Personally, I love the simplicity of the first option. I just want a screen to read out the weather in the morning and show me what’s playing on the Chromecast. Nothing fancy. I also like the OLED aspect - this way, I can leave the screen “on” but black by default and will appear to be off. But why settle for a cheap 1-inch display when...•••