With the new Google Home hub and Google Assistant speech-recognition engine, plus integration with Nest IoT devices and audio/video via Cast, Google will rival Apple (Homekit) and Amazon (Alexa) in voice-controlled home automation.
Developer Chowmain updates IFTTT driver for Control4 home automation, adding support for Google Home IoT hub and Google Assistant voice control. CEO compares Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant integration platforms.
The initial offering will consist of a pre-packaged lighting control automation bundle.
AMP Security has announced a new name – AMP Smart – and unveiled a new home automation package using Qolsys equipment and Alarm.com service.
A couple hundred top executives and thought leaders exchanged ideas and contact info during the two-day affair.
Three principals of the high-end integration firm Xssentials launched an ambitious franchise-like business one year ago called HAUS (Home Automation University), but the group couldn’t attract members quickly enough to sustain the costly venture.
The security of the IoT devices themselves is also a chief concern among potential consumers.
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The global residential security systems market is forecast to grow at a consistent pace through 2020 due to increased safety measures required by residential dwellings, according to Technavio.
The Wink Hub 2 is the next generation of the company’s original home automation hub, which users have connected to more than 1.7 million products.