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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

Alexa for Residential

Amazon ‘Alexa for Residential’ Targets Apartment Renters

New Alexa for Residential service enables property managers to offer residents a move-in ready Alexa-enabled smart apartment with no setup.

Jason Knott · September 03, 2020

regional accents

Regional Accents Affect Voice Control Experience

A story from the website Gear Hungry states that St. Louis residents have the most understandable accent for voice control platforms, while Maine residents have the least understandable accent.

Robert Archer · July 23, 2020

Google Nest smart speaker

New Google Nest Smart Speaker Reportedly on the Way

Fully wrapped fabric treatment, roughly 9 x 6-inch dimensions, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support among details in Google Nest regulatory filings and photos.

Arlen Schweiger · July 13, 2020

ClareOne Panel

Clare Controls ClareOne Panel Aims to Fill Hole in Market

ClareOne wireless control panel fills middle ground between limited-use alarm systems and full-blown smart home systems with a single-panel solution.

Jason Knott · July 09, 2020

How L.A. Integrator Sold 7 Samsung Terrace Outdoor TVs in First Week

Video & Audio Center/Just One Touch uses a combination of radio ads and email to promote the new Samsung The Terrace outdoor displays.

Jason Knott · June 08, 2020

Atmos Home AtmosControl hub

Atmos Home Debuts Privacy-Focused Voice Control Hub

AtmosControl smart home hub deciphers voice commands locally versus via the cloud, adding a layer of privacy for clients.

Jason Knott · May 21, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #5: Analyzing Your Immediate Post-Coronavirus Upgrade Opportunities

CE Pro Podcast panel says integrators should focus on smaller, immediate voice control, video surveillance and wellness as the top potential upgrade areas.

Jason Knott · May 08, 2020