Product Briefs Voice Control Celebrates 7th Birthday with Metallic Chrome Josh Micro, a manufacturer of control interfaces is celebrating its seventh birthday. Founded in 2015, has proven that its technologies are viable, and that voice control and AI specifically, are here to stay. In celebration of this milestone, t

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Google: Next 10 Years Are ‘Decade of the Integrator’

Google keynoter at CEDIA Tech Summit makes distinction between 'smart home' and 'home automation,' noting support for custom installation.

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Smart Bathrooms Offer Integrators Wealth of Wellness Opportunities

The once humble bathroom has been transformed by wellness, lighting, and control technologies to become a burgeoning market for residential AV integration.

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Josh Voice Control Introduces ‘Nikola’ as New Single-Word Wake Phrase

Custom-installation focused voice control manufacturer creates single-word, three-syllable wake phrase for its solutions.

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Survey Reveals the Smart Home Technology Renters Want Most in 2022

A survey of readers found that 82% of renters want at least one smart device in their home, with voice control devices and smart appliances topping many wishlists.

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Comcast Xfinity Certifies Integration with URC Total Control

Integration provides native voice control experience with most URC interfaces and Comcast X1 remote.

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