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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

Josh.ai funding

Voice Control Company Josh.ai Raises $11 Million in Funding

The voice control home automation manufacturer Josh.ai has just announced that it has raised another $11 million in funding.

Robert Archer · April 30, 2020

Research Suggests 30% Growth in Smart Home Voice Control Market Due to Coronavirus

Since the coronavirus is forcing many to alter how they interact with technology, voice control options will likely see a boost in market share by the end of 2020.

CE Pro Editors · April 06, 2020

75% of US Households May Be at Risk of Voice Assistant Hacks by 2025

With nearly 3 in 4 United States households projected to have some form of voice-activated speaker by 2025, the risk of ultrasonic wave-based hacking is a real concern.

CE Pro Editors · March 19, 2020

Will COVID-19 Make Voice the Primary Means of Control?

ABI Research says voice control could solve reticence among homeowners to touch light switches, touchpanels, thermostats, remote controls and door handles.

Jason Knott · March 18, 2020

TechTalk: How Google Nest is Getting Integrators Involved in ‘Connected Home’ Sales

Smart home technology isn’t just for trendy Millennials, as Google Nest looks to expand interest in its connected home products through integrator expertise.

Andrew Nichols · February 02, 2020