Voice Control

All In Voice Control

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

Josh.ai top voice commands 2019

‘Good Night’ Tops Josh’s Top 10 Voice Commands List

Custom industry provider Josh.ai reports ‘Good night’, ‘Turn off the TV’, ‘Turn off the lights’ as most popular requests uttered in 2019.

Arlen Schweiger · January 06, 2020

URC TRC-1480 with base station

Why URC’s New TRC-1480 Remote Offers ‘Best of Both Worlds’

URC VP of product development Lars Granoe tells CE Pro and demonstrates why the TRC-1480 with integrated voice control is different from its previous offerings.

Arlen Schweiger · December 19, 2019

Sonos Acquires AI Voice Platform Snips for $37.5M

Sonos acquires an advanced voice control company known for placing voice processing directly in the device versus in the Cloud.

Jason Knott · November 22, 2019

CEDIA Expo Preview: URC Expands Control Options, Unveils ‘Truly Tool-less’ Speakers

Profitability and value to customers are at the core of URC’s CEDIA Expo 2019 messaging and new products, which include a new TRC-1480 touchscreen remote with voice capabilities as well as an architectural loudspeaker lineup.

Arlen Schweiger · August 23, 2019

Just How Fast Are ADT Smart Home Initiatives Expanding?

ADT Q2 report shows 80% of ADT residential installs are now smart home systems. Deploys 15,000 Amazon Alexa Guards.

Jason Knott · August 07, 2019

Sonance to Accept Josh.ai Voice Control of Amplifiers; Unveils Trufig Mount

Sonance and Josh.ai announce partnership in which natural voice control system will be auto-populated in amps. Trufig to unveil in-wall Josh Micro mount.

Jason Knott · August 07, 2019

Dynamic Mounting Introduces IP Control and Heat Sensing for Motorized Mounts

Homes with or without home automation technology can now control several new Dynamic Mounts products including its Down and Out series.

CE Pro Editors · July 09, 2019