All In Echo
Through Amazon Home Services, smart-home consultants will spend an hour at your pad explaining home automation and networking, pushing products like Ecobee, Amazon Echo, Bose, Philips Hue and Fire TV, and promoting services like Prime Fresh.
Julie Jacobson · February 02, 2017
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 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
Demonstrated at CES 2017, Dish Networks’s new AirTV box and Dish-on-a-Fire-TV-Stick could cut into its traditional satellite service; First native Alexa Voice control for TV demo’d.
Julie Jacobson · January 20, 2017
CES 2017: How ADT convinced Amazon to allow voice-based disarming for security; also, new ADT Canopy security partners revealed, including LG Smart Security, powered by Zonoff.
Julie Jacobson · January 07, 2017
CES 2017: “Alexa, go to CNN” and other voice commands can be used to control Dish Hopper TV and DVR services.
Julie Jacobson · January 03, 2017
From the possible Alarm.com acquisition of Icontrol to the proliferation of voice control for home automation, these are the most important products and smart-home happenings that shaped the custom-installation and smart-home industries in 2016.
Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2017
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
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
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