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Need Your Lighting Controlled? Just Ask Alexa (or Siri)

Need Your Lighting Controlled? Just Ask Alexa (or Siri)

One of the most talked about new approaches to home automation is the voice-control capabilities introduced with Amazon’s line of “Alexa”-enabled devices, from the original Echo speaker and personal assistant, to the Echo Dot and recently upgraded Amazon Tap and Amazon Fire TV. Originally, the Echo wasn’t much more than a cool way to access online music services, but since its November 2014 launch, Echo and its Alexa voice-recognition and command system have become compatible with a range of residential lighting, security and entertainment devices to allow easy operation with a voice request, like, “Alexa, turn on the living room lights.”

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