Voice Control

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Josh.ai’s First Voice Control for Multisource, Multizone A/V Finally Arrives

Two-way integration of Atlona switchers allows Josh.ai users to control A/V experience via voice, without having to specify room or source: OK Josh, Watch ‘Ozark.’

Julie Jacobson · February 01, 2019

Comcast Makes Big Game Experience Easier to Access Via Voice Controls

Comcast is helping its cable TV subscribers to get the most from their big-game experience by showcasing the voice-control capabilities of its X1 voice remote control.

Robert Archer · January 31, 2019

Research: Voice Assistant Adoption Growing Despite Security and Privacy Concerns

A newly published study from Accenture finds voice assistant tech has a 98% satisfaction rate, but consumers have concerns about the security of these products and how their personal data is stored.

Robert Archer · January 14, 2019

Dish Gets Native Google Assistant for Voice Control, Home Automation

Dish already works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa for voice control, but now adds native Google for seamless A/V control and home automation via the TV remote. Demo’ing at CES 2019 at the Google booth.

Julie Jacobson · January 08, 2019

Universal Electronics to Debut Nevo Butler Smart Home Hub at CES

UEI Nevo Butler voice control device combined with ‘Works with QuickSet’ program aimed at enabling broad third-party interoperability.

CE Pro Editors · January 03, 2019

LG’s Gen-2 CineBeam 4K Ultra Short Throw Projector Adds ‘AI’ Voice Control

Debuting at CES 2019, LG’s Gen-2 Cinebeam 4K ultra short throw laser projector (HU85L) packs AI in a small, mobile form factor.

Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2018

Research: 28% of U.S Households Use Smart Speakers to Control Smart Home Products

According to Parks Associates, U.S broadband households are starting to prefer using a smart speaker with built-in voice assistant tech to control smart home devices.

CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2018

Hands On Review: Brilliant Packs Whole-House Control Into a Super Smart Light Switch

Brilliant’s new smart switches with built-in voice control can automate the dumb old lights … and virtually every other connected device in the house.

Jason Knott · December 11, 2018

SnapAV Now Sells Nest and Google Smart Home and Pro-Monitored Security Systems

SnapAV is offering full range of Google/Nest smart-home products, including cameras, thermostats, video doorbells, Thread/Weave Yale locks, Nest Secure pro-monitored alarm systems, and Google Home IoT hubs.

Julie Jacobson · November 14, 2018

ADT Optimistic About Amazon Alexa; Reports Q3 Revenues Up 6%

ADT reports quarterly revenue of $1.15 billion, up 6 percent, primarily due to ADT Pulse smart home growth. Amazon Company looks to bring alarm voice response directly to law enforcement vehicles.

Jason Knott · November 13, 2018