Voice Control

All In Voice Control

Josh.ai Announces Flurry of Updates and Enhancements During CEDIA Expo 2021

The company has over a dozen new updates to share with attendees, including the announcement of a new dealer dashboard, a touchless intercom, and much more.

CE Pro Editors · September 01, 2021

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Why Every Home Will Have Voice Control in 10 Years

Despite consumer concerns related to privacy, voice control is on track to become the most important change to user interface design since the touchscreen revolution.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2021

Lutron Unveils Josh.ai Ready Wallplate Integrated Voice Control Keypad

Lutron’s Josh.ai Ready Wallplate enables integrates to embed the Josh.ai Nano voice control module into a control keypad.

Jason Knott · August 18, 2021

Google Assistant Outsells Amazon Alexa as Smart Speaker Sales Slow Dramatically

Smart speaker sales slow in Q2, as Google (37%) overtakes Amazon (21%) in market share. Apple HomePod sales register 245% growth vs. 2020.

Jason Knott · July 29, 2021

Josh.ai and Xspot Partner to Provide Integrators with Voice Control Options for Every Room

The partnership between Xspot and Josh.ai will help to set the foundation for optimal Josh Nano and Josh Micro placement in every area of the smart home.

CE Pro Editors · June 01, 2021

Google Unveils New Nest Pro Awards Program

Nest Pro Virtual Summit stresses Google’s commitment to professional installation channel with exclusive product and loyalty program.

Jason Knott · May 21, 2021

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