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Amazon Alexa Guard Sound-Detection Turns Echo into Smart Security System

Alexa Guard works with smart home platforms by ADT and Ring to arm/disarm systems, control lighting, receive fire/life-safety alerts and more.

Rodney Bosch · May 16, 2019

Amazon’s New Alexa Guard: Huge Implications for Sound Recognition in Security; ADT Stock up 7%

New Alexa Guard turns Amazon Echo into sound-recognition device, alerting users and professional monitoring stations to smoke/CO alarms and glass breaks; first partner ADT sees stock price soar.

Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2018

Amazon Announces ADT Pulse as Professional Installation and Monitoring Solution for Alexa Guard [PR]

ADT says Alexa Guard, new audio analytic service from Amazon, “deepens Amazon’s marketing and distribution relationship with ADT.”

CE Pro Editors · September 21, 2018

Cameras that ‘See’ Obnoxiously Loud Noises + Other Geeky Stuff from CEDIA Tech Council

CEDIA Tech Council podcast ponders the location-based VR, Apple’s new software updates, acoustical cameras that ‘see’ the noise and other emerging technologies.

Andrew Nichols · June 27, 2018

7 Smart Home Trends at CES 2018

In studying pre-CES IoT activity, we discerned a few new trends in smart-home technology (‘the fog’) and market forces (wellness) driving home-automation. But some things never change (standards).

Julie Jacobson · December 19, 2017

IoT at CES 2018: You See Gadgets, We See Serious Smart Home Trends

An alarm clock that wakes you up to the smell of coffee, a standalone device that plays back lights and sounds for security and other IoT “gadgets” illustrate major smart-home themes including audio analytics, wellness, and AI.

Julie Jacobson · December 15, 2017

New Nest Cam IQ Offers 4K, HDR, Facial Recognition, Audio Analytics

Nest Cam IQ 4k video camera with HDR support, adds facial recognition and audio analytics to determine who is in the area and what is happening based on background sounds.

Jordan O'Brien · May 31, 2017

Patent: Vivint ‘Door Knock’ Tech Might Help Identify Guests by Unique Sound Signatures

Security and home-automation giant Vivint Inc. files patent application for identifying guests through their “sound signatures” and running data through AI engine for predictive analytics.

Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2017

Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for 2016

Audio and video analytics, home automation user empowerment, the 4K UHD ecosystem, LVDC power distribution and front-door amenities such as smart doorbells top CE Pro’s 2016 Top Home Tech Trends to watch for 2016.

Julie Jacobson · January 22, 2016