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CE Pro Podcast 54 Google Nest Shelly Allterco

CE Pro Podcast #54: Google, Shelly Target Smart Home, Wellness

Google expands ‘Works with Google Assistant’ program while Allterco Robotics targets entry level with Shelly line of Wi-Fi solutions.

Jason Knott · April 30, 2021

Google Nest Moves into Wellness with New Sleep-Sensing Feature

New $99 Google Nest Hub includes Sleep Sensing wellness technology that tracks a person’s sleep using microphones.

Jason Knott · March 18, 2021

Are ‘Audiophile-Grade’ Smart Speakers Dead?

The end of Apple HomePod smart speakers might signal that homeowners never wanted to use their smart speakers for quality music listening.

Jason Knott · March 17, 2021

Amazon Adds $4.99/Month Alexa Guard Plus Security Monitoring Service

Amazon Alexa Guard Plus is $49 per year alarm monitoring service. Amazon also adds free Energy Dashboard service.

Jason Knott · January 26, 2021

FBI Issues Warning on Increased ‘Swatting’ Attacks Using Smart Home Devices

The FBI has released a public service announcement detailing the the harms of ‘swatting’ and its impact on smart home owners.

Jason Knott · January 04, 2021

LG HU85LA ultra short throw 4K projector

Hands On: LG HU85LA 4K UST Projector Turns Any Room into a Home Theater

The ultra-short-throw LG CineBeam produces a 90- to 120-inch image sitting roughly 7 inches from a surface; webOS platform wireless streaming access, superb images, instant on/off and more enhance appeal.

Arlen Schweiger · December 24, 2020

voice commands 2020 josh.ai

Top 10 Voice Commands of 2020

Smart home control functions top the list of the most-used voice commands by users with Josh.ai systems in 2020.

Jason Knott · December 21, 2020

SI Zen shades Ultimate Home Theatre

Canadian Dealer Uses SI Zen Shades to Create All-Season Space

Installed by Unlimited Home Theatre, motorized outdoor Screen Innovations Zen shading system transforms 1,400-square-foot deck with easy operation by Google voice control.

CE Pro Editors · November 13, 2020

Josh Nano and Core

Supporting Minimalism, Josh.ai Announces Nano and Core

The A.I-based voice control company Josh.ai has launched its Nano architectural microphone and Core processor units to help dealers integrate advanced voice control into minimalist interior designs.

Robert Archer · November 10, 2020

Samsung SmartThings to Drive ‘Hey Mercedes’ Smart Home Functionality

Custom integrators might need to partner with automakers such as Mercedes-Benz to gain access to vehicles to test smart-home connectivity.

Jason Knott · October 28, 2020