How to use almost any smart home device with HomeKit via Hoobs

HOOBS out of the box system, or HOOBS for short, is a plug and play hub that makes smart accessories compatible with Apple HomeKit. In this tutorial HomeKit Authority will take you through how to set up Hoobs for use with HomeKit and how to connect smart home devices via plugins.

Hoobs is accessible for beginners, yet robust and versatile for advanced users. Using a UI built on HomeBridge, it opens up a world of possibilities for automating your home. Hoobs allows you to install plugins for over 2000 devices from Neato, Philips, Dyson and even Tesla!

In this video tutorial we will show you how to set up Hoobs on a Raspberry Pi and get it working with HomeKit.

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Jon Ratcliffe
Jon Ratcliffe
I have a huge passion for technology having worked in the sector for over 18 years in a variety of roles. I write for active JR covering wearables and smart home My reviews and information will talk about how the product works in reality and not just what the marketing departments want you to think.


  1. I’m going to get a Raspberry Pi and install Hoobs to use some more devices in HomeKit. I definitely see the platform as the future. I will look further into the cost. Thanks for the great content!


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