By Julie Jacobson · July 11, 2017 • SnapAV’s G. Paul Hess, who has a house full of DIY and pro-oriented home-automation products, shares opinions on Google Home, Amazon Alexa and the new Echo Show, plus a few words on Siri. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · July 7, 2017 • Smart home manufacturer Josh.ai raises $11 million in funds to launch its own hardware to go with its voice control system.
By Jason Knott · July 5, 2017 • With debut of Alibaba Tmall Genie X1 smart speaker at just $73, the race to the bottom in voice control has officially started.
By Robert Archer · June 22, 2017 • Amazon's smart home 'device with a screen' gains IC Realtime compatibility through ICMyCloud, along with other smart home security/surveillance camera feeds like August Home and Netgear.
By Jason Knott · June 20, 2017 • Harman collaborates with Conexant System to add voice technology solutions to its consumer electronics and automotive products.
By Robert Archer · June 15, 2017 • Not surprisingly, Amazon’s Alexa dominates the voice control market, followed by Apple's Siri, Savant, Google and Comcast. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Chelsea Cafiero · June 9, 2017 • We're comparing Apple to oranges. Here's why Apple HomePod stands apart from its supposed competitors, Amazon, Google and Sonos.
By Steve Karantzoulidis · May 24, 2017 • Alarm.com customers can how use voice control with their Google Home to arm and disarm their security systems, unlock doors, change the temperature, turn the lights on and off, and more.
By Robert Archer · May 23, 2017 • Dish customers can now use Amazon Alexa voice control to ask Hopper and Wally STBs to "search for Game of Thrones," and other commands. Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick also become the first media players to offer Dish Anywhere.
By Jason Knott · May 10, 2017 • Amazon Echo Show is $229 video voice control with smart home features including hands-free video calls and viewing security camera images.
By Arlen Schweiger · April 18, 2017 • Lighting controls provider Lutron rolls out Google Assistant voice control integration for its Caseta Wireless lighting control systems; HomeWorks QS and RadioRA 2 support coming in June.
By Robert Archer · April 10, 2017 • Control4 brings its fully automated 'Smart Design, Smart Living' Airstream to Boston's Seaport district, with voice control from Amazon Echo as well as lighting, audio, video, HVAC and security smart-home control.
By CE Pro Editors · March 31, 2017 • Josh.ai unveils new Smart Home Integrated Technologes (SHIT) voice control/artificial intelligence (AI) system built for tiny homes under 100 square feet.
By Chelsea Cafiero · March 21, 2017 • CIOs, CTOs and tech executives from the Forbes Technology Council make predictions for the next innovation in smart-home technology, including AI for physical health, preemptive repair and interactive GPS technology.
By Chelsea Cafiero · March 15, 2017 • Homeowners can ask their Amazon Echo to call tech support and, within minutes, a OneVision Technology Specialist will be on the phone.