By Troy Morgan, ADAPT · April 25, 2018 • Beyond the pretty face, Crestron's new TSR-310 touchscreen remote boasts some of the best tweaks in the biz, like fast Wi-Fi wake-up, "flawless" voice control and optimized backlighting, says ADAPT's Troy Morgan.
By CE Pro Editors · April 1, 2018 • Other high-end home-automation systems can do voice control, but can they deliver THIS when you're THERE? We think not. Josh Ultra is available April 1.
By CE Pro Editors · March 28, 2018 • Savant home automation and a $50 Amazon Echo Dot control this award-winning home theater featuring elaborate star ceiling, high-end Kaleidescape movie server ... and a $100 Roku HD.
By Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2018 • Azione Unlimited, a buying group for home-technology pros, adds another DIY vendor to the roster -- Google Home -- shortly after Sonos joins the group.
By Jason Knott · March 20, 2018 • Backed by $10M from Amazon Alexa fund, voice-controlled Rachio 3 Smart Sprinkler Controller pairs with 'first-ever' residential wireless flow meter for app-based smart home irrigation control.
By Julie Jacobson · February 13, 2018 • KNX home automation system with Google Assistant allows seniors and other residents to summon help by voice or automatically through IoT events; caregivers can respond remotely with realKNX system demonstrated at ISE 2018.
By Jason Knott · January 26, 2018 • Fibaro launches 'Works with Fibaro' IoT integration program for its Home Center 2 smart home control system for integrators only. Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice control also added
By Advertorial · January 24, 2018 • Works with Bose program partners with top brands like Amazon, Google, Control4, Crestron and more to provide integrators a way to offer streaming services, voice control and more from homeowners' Bose systems.
By Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2018 • CE Pro's Julie Jacobson has some advice on last-minute CES 2018 things to see and hear in IoT, audio, video, indoor air quality and home automation.
By Arlen Schweiger · January 11, 2018 • Crestron systems can now integrate Google Assistant to activate lighting controls, and Crestron is working with Google on the second phase of voice control for complete smart-home systems.
By Julie Jacobson · December 19, 2017 • In studying pre-CES IoT activity, we discerned a few new trends in smart-home technology ('the fog') and market forces (wellness) driving home-automation. But some things never change (standards).
By Julie Jacobson · November 17, 2017 • Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.
By Jason Knott · November 9, 2017 • How do CE pros make money with voice control like Amazon Echo, Google Assistant and others, which one is best, and is it a service opportunity or service nightmare?
By Robert Archer · November 7, 2017 • The global electronics company Sony is adding the voice control Google Assistant feature to a selection of its Android 4K TV models.
By Chelsea Cafiero · October 18, 2017 • Sonos One is Play:1 with voice, Amazon Alexa with better sound, and Apple HomePod with a more pervasive voice assistant.