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WyreStorm’s Enado v4 Software Improves Enado & Enado Mini Control Capabilities

Supporting voice commands, dealers can now utilize Amazon’s Echo and FireTV in conjunction with WyreStorm’s Enado and Enado Mini.

Robert Archer · June 17, 2016

Josh.ai: Yeti, Quark Founders Launch $14,000 Voice-Controlled NLP Home Automation System

Yeti founder Alex Capecelatro reveals first product coming from JStar’s Josh.ai, a speech-recognition (natural language processing) startup he founded with Quark founder Tim Gill.

Julie Jacobson · May 18, 2016

Amazon Echo Adds Support for Ceiling Fans; Big Ass Fans Brings Voice Control to Haiku

Ceiling fans added to roster of products that can be controlled natively through Amazon Alexa platform. Voice control now available for lights, thermostats and smart fans, including Haiku from Big Ass Fans. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Julie Jacobson · March 23, 2016

Sonos Sheds Staff, Regroups to Take on Amazon Echo

Amid wide-ranging layoffs, Sonos CEO John MacFarlane admits Amazon Echo is hurting Sonos’s wireless audio business.

Jordan O'Brien · March 16, 2016

Amazon Echo at CES 2016 and Beyond: The Next Big Driver for Home Automation

Amazon Echo and the Alexa speech engine have changed the way we want to interact with the smart home. New home-automation partners revealed at CES 2016 suggest voice control as the home-tech UI of the future.

Julie Jacobson · January 14, 2016

The Biggest Home-Technology Stories of 2015

From the demise of VIA International to the launch of Amazon Echo, CE Pro highlights some of the most important home-tech happenings of 2015. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Julie Jacobson · December 24, 2015