Voice Control

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Google Home, Assistant, Nest and Cast Present One Unified Smart Home Ecosystem

With the new Google Home hub and Google Assistant speech-recognition engine, plus integration with Nest IoT devices and audio/video via Cast, Google will rival Apple (Homekit) and Amazon (Alexa) in voice-controlled home automation.

Julie Jacobson · October 28, 2016

Selling Voice Control? Integrators Express 10 Concerns at HTSA Conference

Panelists and HSTA members discuss the implications of voice control to the home systems industry.

Lisa Montgomery · October 27, 2016

Inside Dish’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: Elan, URC Control and Dealer Support

At CEDIA 2016, Dish announced integration capabilities for Elan, URC, AMX and Control4 systems as well as its custom integration sales and support program.

CE Pro Editors · September 26, 2016

Crestron Home Automation Integrates with Amazon Alexa, No Monthly Fee

Crestron Technology Professionals can now leverage Alexa Voice Service to build fully-customized, voice-controlled scenes and settings in clients’ homes.

CE Pro Editors · September 21, 2016

Video Weekly: Voice Control, Virtual Reality, Business Software Ruled at CEDIA

What advances in home technology did you see at CEDIA 2016? Shoot us a note if there’s anything we missed on CEPro.com.

Jason Knott · September 20, 2016

Michael Papish at CEDIA: How Sonos is Developing Music VUI with Amazon Alexa

CEDIA 2016: Sonos platform director Michael Papish discusses the nuances of building a voice user interface (VUI) for whole-house audio with Amazon Alexa.

Julie Jacobson · September 16, 2016

Control4 OS 2.9 is all About Integration: Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Z-Wave, Motorized Shades

Home automation leader Control4 (CTRL) is releasing OS 2.9 at CEDIA 2016, featuring voice control through Amazon Alexa, support for Z-Wave, deep integration with motorized shades. Plus, more personalization for the customer.

Julie Jacobson · September 15, 2016

How Millennials Will Reshape the Home Improvement Market, and 9 Other Talks to Attend at CEDIA 2016

Disruptive technologies, the Internet of Things, voice control and virtual reality. These are only a few of the industry’s hot topics that you’ll hear about at the annual CEDIA Talks at CEDIA 2016.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 03, 2016

5 Ways to Learn About Voice Control at CEDIA 2016

Voice control for the smart home will certainly be a hot topic at CEDIA 2016 in September. Here are five ways to stay on top of this evolving category at this year’s expo.

CE Pro Editors · July 29, 2016

Amazon to Present Friday Morning Keynote at CEDIA 2016

Kindel’s keynote will focus on voice control experience in the home and the natural user interface ecosystem of such appliances.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 20, 2016