Amazon Alexa

Read: Best Buy to Hire Hundreds of Traveling Salespeople to Visit Customer Homes

Best Buy to Hire Hundreds of Traveling Salespeople to Visit Customer Homes

Best Buy’s service sends in-home experts out to residences so they can help customers select the right product for their environment.

Read: Amazon Smart Home GM to Present Keynote at CEDIA 2017

Amazon Smart Home GM to Present Keynote at CEDIA 2017

Sarah Zenz, general manager of Amazon’s Smart Home Services, will share how it supports the business of CEDIA home tech professionals.

Read: Amazon Files Patent for Voice-Controlled Light Switch With Alexa-Like Function

Amazon Files Patent for Voice-Controlled Light Switch With Alexa-Like Function

Amazon’s patent application for the voice-controlled light switch describes multiple mics on the faceplate and switch itself, so it can respond based on the position of the user and whether the light is on or off.

Read: Amazon Echo Show Adds Security Camera Support

Amazon Echo Show Adds Security Camera Support

Amazon Echo Show-supported cameras include those made by Nest, Vivint, Arlo, IC Realtime, August and more.

Read: DMP Releases Virtual Keypad Skill for Amazon Echo

DMP Releases Virtual Keypad Skill for Amazon Echo

The Virtual Keypad app lets users control several system features by simply using their voice to ask Alexa.

Read: Amazon Launches New Echo Device With Built-In Screen

Amazon Launches New Echo Device With Built-In Screen

The Amazon Echo Show gives users the ability to view video from their security cameras.

Read: ADT Adds Professional Installation of Amazon Echo and Echo Dot

ADT Adds Professional Installation of Amazon Echo and Echo Dot

ADT Pulse customers also now have the option to disarm their home security system through Amazon Alexa voice command and a secure PIN.

Read: Consumer Intent to Buy Amazon Echo, Google Home and Other Voice Assistants Remains Low, Study Says

Consumer Intent to Buy Amazon Echo, Google Home and Other Voice Assistants Remains Low, Study Says

The findings come from GfK’s new “Commanding Media” report, one of an annual series of reports known as The Home Technology Monitor.

Read: Kwikset SmartCode Locks Now Amazon Alexa Compatible

Kwikset SmartCode Locks Now Amazon Alexa Compatible

Thanks to a new API, security dealers selling Kwikset SmartCode smart locks can offer customers added convenience of Alexa voice control.

Read: Will Amazon Soon Release Its Own Security Camera to Pair With Alexa?

Will Amazon Soon Release Its Own Security Camera to Pair With Alexa?

An online news site published an image of what appears to be an Amazon-branded security camera with design features similar to its popular voice assistants.

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