amazon smart home
amazon smart home

Alexa is Amazon’s digital assistant and has been very popular since it’s release way back in November 2014. Amazon has also gone ahead to make its own special speakers called amazon echo which is a brand of smart speakers developed by Amazon. Echo devices connect to the voice-controlled intelligent personal assistant service called Alexa, which responds to the names “Alexa”, “Echo”, or “Computer”.

Users may change this wake word to “Amazon”, “Echo” or “Computer”. The features of the device include: voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, and playing audiobooks, in addition to providing weather, traffic and other real-time information. It can also control several smart devices, acting as a home automation hub.

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different type of amazon echo

Using the Amazon echo dot speakers and some specially modified cloud enabled devices like Philips Hue(bulb), Hive , Sonos  and you can fully automate your home system starting from security, microwave in the kitchen, lights in the house, heating, wall clock and many more.

The good thing about all these devices is the fact that you can manage them remotely via any alexa enabled speaker. You can also have the apportunity to rename your devices the way you want eg kitchen light, security light etc.

Most of these devices aren’t that expensive on Amazon smart home category considering the geek they unleash into your home. You will not only have the pride of controlling your house via voice commands but also having the convenience of managing and securing your home as well.

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amazon alexa contol

Incase you are looking for something worth going for in 2019 then turning your home into a smart home is probably the best idea you can check out.

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