By Julie Jacobson · February 14, 2019 • At ISE 2019, Crestron showed first two-way IP control of Apple TV, turning the TSR-310 home-automation controller into a 'native' Siri remote.
By Julie Jacobson · February 1, 2019 • 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.'
By Robert Archer · January 31, 2019 • 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.
By Robert Archer · January 14, 2019 • 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.
By Julie Jacobson · January 8, 2019 • 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.
By CE Pro Editors · January 3, 2019 • UEI Nevo Butler voice control device combined with ‘Works with QuickSet’ program aimed at enabling broad third-party interoperability.
By Julie Jacobson · December 27, 2018 • Debuting at CES 2019, LG's Gen-2 Cinebeam 4K ultra short throw laser projector (HU85L) packs AI in a small, mobile form factor.
By CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2018 • 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.
By Jason Knott · December 11, 2018 • 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.
By Julie Jacobson · November 15, 2018 • 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.
By Jason Knott · November 13, 2018 • 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.
By Press Release · November 13, 2018 • Native integration of Josh platform with Atlona matrix switchers open up new possibilities for luxury audio and video enjoyment in residential and light commercial settings.
By Julie Jacobson · October 9, 2018 • If you guessed Google's first stab at local home-automation might involve ZigBee, Z-Wave or Thread + Weave ... you would be wrong. Google announces local integration via BLE with GE smart bulbs, along with a new protocol for pairing and control.
By Robert Archer · September 24, 2018 • In addition to new 4K Roku Premiere and Premiere+ streaming media players, Roku announces new OS 9 software for streamers and OS 8.2 for Roku TVs, now compatible with Roku wireless speakers
By Julie Jacobson · September 21, 2018 • New Alexa Guard turns Amazon Echo into sound-recognition device, alerting users and professional monitoring stations to smoke/CO alarms and glass breaks; first partner ADT sees stock price soar.