Fun With Alexa: Automating Homes With Conversation

reel-to-reel: The beginning of home automation technology
This reel-to-reel was, at one time, the height of technology.

Home Automation Technology

Here are several examples of Amazon Alexa automating homes and lives.

Yes, you can talk with Alexa and ask questions, and Alexa will do her best to find a response.

Alexa doesn’t always succeed, but this technology is very much in it’s infancy.

Home automation through voice is here to stay, and we’ll probably look back on these videos like we look at spindles or reel-to-reel for recording music and data… technology in it’s infancy.

But make no mistake about it… voice automation is here to stay.

Home Automation through Amazon’s Alexa

Here are some fun videos of Amazon’s Alexa in action.

Here’s a short video showing home lighting using Amazon Alexa:

A much longer video with a man walking around his house, communicating with Alexa in each room he enters:

Google Home is also now a viable option.

Google’s video showcasing their home automation technology:

Here are some more fun videos with Alexa (below. Warning, some of these might be not safe for work).

Amazon Alexa and Amazon Echo Dot

Remember that this technology is very much in it’s infancy.

As Artificial Intelligence and machine understanding of human speech improves further and further, the possibilities of this tech expand exponentially.

If we can be of help in getting your home automated through technologies like Amazon Alexa, Google Home, (or if you need help setting up Alexa or other technologies to automate parts of your home), please contact us.

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