Alexa

All In Alexa

Alexa, Please Don’t Steal My Company’s Service Revenue

As integrators race to provide managed services through tech support, Amazon Echo and Google Home could get there before you do.

Joseph Kolchinsky · March 06, 2017

URC Creates Amazon Alexa Smart Home Skill

Integrators and clients can now control URC’s Total Control smart home system with Amazon Alexa voice control.

Chelsea Cafiero · February 15, 2017

Top 5 Home Tech Trends and Opportunities for 2017: From Voice Control to VR

CE Pro presents the Top 5 trends for home-technology integrators to watch for 2017: voice control for home automation, virtual reality and augmented reality, device discovery and data collection, new models in tech deployment, and fiber in the home.

Julie Jacobson · February 15, 2017

Integrator Uncovers Reliability Issues Installing Amazon Echo

Todd Anthony Puma of The Source Home Theater Installation & Design recounts his professional experiences installing Amazon Echo, or Alexa, in clients’ homes.

Alice Gustafson · January 27, 2017

Lenovo’s Smart Assistant Is Alexa with Better Audio

Lenovo enters the smart home market with an Amazon Echo clone that uses Alexa voice services, as well as the wireless Smart Storage hard drive.

CE Pro Editors · January 25, 2017

Wynn Las Vegas Puts Amazon Echo in All 4,748 Hotel Rooms

Residential and commercial technology merge as Wynn Resorts moves to install Amazon Echo’s Alexa voice assistant in every room of its Las Vegas hotel by next summer.

D. Craig MacCormack · December 27, 2016

Alexa, Rack ‘Em Up: Inside an Amazon Echo Voice-Controlled Game Room

Liberty Games shows the innovative ways you can use Amazon Echo, like hooking up a pool table, Jukebox, arcade machine and pinball machine with voice control via Alexa.

Chelsea Cafiero · December 20, 2016

Get Ready for Voice-Enabled Lights; GE is ‘First’ with Alexa Inside

New C by GE lamp has Alexa Voice Services built in for voice-controlled home automation, but it would be cooler if it was a smart bulb instead.

Julie Jacobson · December 07, 2016