Voice Control

All In Voice Control

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

FBI Issues Warning on Increased ‘Swatting’ Attacks Using Smart Home Devices

The FBI has released a public service announcement detailing the the harms of ‘swatting’ and its impact on smart home owners.

Jason Knott · January 04, 2021

LG HU85LA ultra short throw 4K projector

Hands On: LG HU85LA 4K UST Projector Turns Any Room into a Home Theater

The ultra-short-throw LG CineBeam produces a 90- to 120-inch image sitting roughly 7 inches from a surface; webOS platform wireless streaming access, superb images, instant on/off and more enhance appeal.

Arlen Schweiger · December 24, 2020

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Top 10 Voice Commands of 2020

Smart home control functions top the list of the most-used voice commands by users with Josh.ai systems in 2020.

Jason Knott · December 21, 2020

SI Zen shades Ultimate Home Theatre

Canadian Dealer Uses SI Zen Shades to Create All-Season Space

Installed by Unlimited Home Theatre, motorized outdoor Screen Innovations Zen shading system transforms 1,400-square-foot deck with easy operation by Google voice control.

CE Pro Editors · November 13, 2020