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Sonos Delays Google Assistant Introduction to 2019, Begins Private Beta

The wait continues for those looking to ask Google Assistant questions via Sonos, but keen Sonos fans can sign up for private beta testing taking place over the next few months.

Andrew Nichols · December 11, 2018

Legrand Acquires Smart Home Startup Netatmo

By acquiring Netatmo, Legrand looks to strengthen its presence in the smart home market and improve its use of AI and voice assistants.

CE Pro Editors · November 20, 2018

A Google Home First: Local Integration with GE Smart Bulbs via BLE – No Network Needed*

If you guessed Google’s first stab at local home-automation might involve ZigBee, Z-Wave or Thread + Weave … you would be wrong. Google announces local integration via BLE with GE smart bulbs, along with a new protocol for pairing and control.

Julie Jacobson · October 09, 2018

The Day After: Catch up on Breaking News from Google/Nest Oct. 10

Hold this date: Oct. 10, 2018. You won’t want to miss a one-on-one conversation with CE Pro founding editor Julie Jacobson and Google exec Michele Turner … one day after the companies make their big Fall 2018 new-product announcements.

CE Pro Editors · October 08, 2018

Smart Home Devices Market to Grow 31 Percent Year Over Year, Says IDC Report

International Data Corporation report says smart speaker and other smart home devices sales will grow at quick clip over the next five years.

CE Pro Editors · October 04, 2018

Voice Control at CEDIA 2018 – Latest on Alexa, Google, Bixby, Sonos, Josh

Latest in voice control for the smart home will be revealed at CEDIA Expo 2018, including new technologies from Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Samsung Bixby and Josh.ai.

Julie Jacobson · August 28, 2018

New Sony Master Series OLED, LCD – Netflix Calibrated, Powerful Processor, 3 HDR Options

Sony’s new Master Series A9F OLED and Z9F LCD TVs offer exclusive Netflix Calibrated Mode for rendering as content creators intended, plus three HDR options, first eARC implementation, improved ‘Acoustic Surface’ localized sound.

Joe Palenchar · August 01, 2018

Get Ready for Google Assistant Smart Displays, Starting with Lenovo

Lenovo Smart Display ($199) is first Google Assistant with a screen — ideal for consumers married to the Google ecosystem, including Maps, Calendar, Nest, Android phones, Duo video calling, Android Things and more.

Andrew Nichols · July 30, 2018

Google Launches ‘Continued Conversation’ Feature for Google Home Devices

Originally announced at Google I/O in May, the company’s latest Home update includes the ability to hold a conversation with Google Assistant voice control.

Andrew Nichols · June 21, 2018

Optoma Claims first Projector Compatible with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa

At Infocomm 2018, Optoma announced UHD51A 4K is first voice-controllable home-theater projector compatible with both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

CE Pro Editors · June 16, 2018