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.
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.
Sep 21, 2018
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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."
Sep 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.
Jun 27, 2018
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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).
Dec 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.