The Google Home Script Editor is now available to all users via the web app. Google Home and Nest Product Director Anish Kattukaran confirmed the full rollout on Twitter. Google had already announced the tool in 2022. It offers more options for your own smart home now than ever before.
With the Script Editor Tool, Google Home now allows for multiple triggers and actions, and offers advanced options for automations. According to Google, it “will offer more than 100 new features and capabilities to fit your unique understanding of your home and what you want it to do.” For example, as a user you can now also set more complex conditions. For example, you can close the blinds at 6pm, but only when the TV is on.
Some other examples suggested by Google include dimming the lights and lowering the blinds when the TV in the living room is turned on after dark. You can flash red and blue lights when the smoke detector is active. You can also flash lights in rooms where people are detected when the doorbell rings.
In order to be able to use the Google Home Script Editor, however, you must have basic programming knowledge. Therefore, the tool is aimed more at tech-savvy users who want to get the most out of their smart home.