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Articles tagged with: amazon-alexa

Is the Amazon Echo Plus Poised to Replace Your Smart Home Automation System?

Is the Amazon Echo Plus Poised to Replace Your Smart Home Automation System?

What Does the Newest Version of the Voice Control Device Have to Offer?

By now, you probably know about the Amazon Echo, the online retailer’s “smart” voice control device. With it, you can control many of the technology components around your house, just by saying a command. You could even use it with your smart home automation system – just connect it with a platform and start commanding the lights, shades, AV and other devices in your home. But now Amazon is making a play for smart home dominance with the release of the Echo Plus. They claim it will be the only smart home hub you need. So will the Echo Plus really replace your smart home system? Keep reading for the answer.

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TAGS: amazon-alexa | amazon-echo | voice-control

Whole Home Audio Upgrades We Loved at CEDIA 2017

Whole Home Audio Upgrades We Loved at CEDIA 2017

Your Home Will Sound Better Soon

There are few things in life more fun than listening to your favorite songs through a connected, high-res whole home audio system. So that’s why, when CEDIA 2017 hit, we were excited to see all of the cool home audio upgrades. In this blog, we’ll take you through some of our favorite new devices that you’ll be rocking out to next year. Read on to learn more.

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TAGS: amazon-alexa | marquee-speaker-system | origin-acoustics

Using Alexa for Home Lighting Control

Using Alexa for Home Lighting Control

Finding the Words That Make Your System Work

Amazon Alexa and other voice control interfaces have revolutionized the way we interact with our smart homes. Homeowners who have never thought about integrating their technology have come around thanks to popular devices like Amazon’s Echo and Dot. One of the most common uses for them is home lighting control solutions. The convenience of voice control makes turning your lights on and off almost as fun as playing with the dimmer when you were a kid. In this blog, we’ll explore the different ways you can enjoy voice control with your smart lighting system.

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TAGS: amazon-alexa | google-home | voice-control

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