I’ll Be Watching You
Amazon brings Alexa Guard to Echo devices, allowing consumers to utilize smart home security features. What this means for security solutions. Google announced it was moving away from the ‘Works With Nest’ program, but backtracks on taking it away completely. How this change will affect integrators. Sound United expands its brand portfolio by acquiring Onkyo’s audio division. Looking at this story from a manufacturer’s and integrator’s perspective. Also, Sonos add Google Assistant to their audio solutions. Is this a big deal?
Host: Matt Scott
Links to sources:
- CE Pro – Alexa capable of becoming security device
- Tom’s Guide – Google swaps ‘Works With Nest’ for ‘Works With Google Assistant’
- Residential Tech Today – Sound United to acquire Onkyo
- Residential Systems – Google Assistant built into Sonos bar