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.

Feb 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.

Feb 15, 2017

Look Inside Part DIY, Part HelloTech Media Room Project

Avid DIY-er enlists 'Do It For Me' website HelloTech.com to help renovate her 1930s media room with Sonos, Amazon Echo, Lutron and Samsung SmartThings.

Feb 15, 2017

Now This is Disruptive: I Just Set Up a Free Smart Home Consultation with Amazon

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.

Feb 02, 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.

Jan 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.

Jan 25, 2017