CE Week Panel: The Future Will Be Lead by Smart Speakers

One of the more interesting conference panels that took place at CE Week last week in the Jacob Javitz Center in Manhattan was a panel called, “Listening in the Living Room: How Smart Speakers are Striving to Be the Next … Continue reading

Who Launched New Experience Centers Yesterday?

Yesterday, a major manufacturer who is very influential in the industry announced it was launching a series of “Experience Centers” across the country to help promote its brand. Perhaps you think I’m referring to Control4, who did announce such a … Continue reading

Josh.ai Launches New Hardware Solution – Josh Micro

Josh.ai, the high-end voice control solution that created quite a buzz at last year’s CEDIA show, announced today that it is launching its first hardware product, Josh Micro. Josh Micro includes a home control processor, far-field microphone array, and a … Continue reading

They’re Back – Amazon to Present a CEDIA 2017 Keynote

CEDIA announced today that like last year, Amazon will offer a sponsored keynote presentation at the upcoming CEDIA 2017 show in San Diego. The Amazon keynote will take place on Thursday, September 7, from 2:00PM – 3:00PM in the San … Continue reading

Builder Offers World’s First Wi-Fi Certified Smart Home w/Alexa

Lennar Corporation, one of the nation’s largest builders of homes, announced today the world’s first Wi-Fi Certified home designs featuring home automation built-in and voice control by Amazon Alexa. The company says this new program is part of its Everything’s … Continue reading

With New ‘Skill’ Logitech Offers Voice Control of Your Entire System

Company Develops Alexa Voice ‘Skill’ Enabling Spoken Control of AV Entertainment System Logitech announced this week that it has developed an Amazon Alexa skill that will allow users to control their entire AV home entertainment system with simple spoken commands. … Continue reading

7 Top Trends at CEDIA 2016

With CEDIA 2016 now over, those of us in the media are left to try and uncover the underlying themes in order to help our readers wrap their heads around just what this particular CEDIA (formerly referred to as the … Continue reading

Nexia Brings Echo-Based Voice Control to Home Automation

Voice Command is ‘One of the Great Technological Breakthroughs’ Nexia, a division of monster company Ingersoll Rand and supplier of smart home products and solutions, announced this week that Nexia-certified products will now be able to be controlled with simple … Continue reading