Smart Home shortcuts for music and TV watching are the perfect extra touches to any Smart Home Automation System.
Whether you’re sitting down to a movie in your Theater Room or Entertaining with fiends and what to listen to music All Throughout Your Home, It’s the perfect way to jump into action without having to wait for a TV or amplifier to power on just so you can work a menu of options.
Just press the button and walk away while your Control System does the work for you to set the scene and get everything ready for home entertainment.
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Virtual assistants are changing the way we live our lives. Everybody is using it. You may think that is an overstatement, but it isn’t. If you call information on the phone, you’re using a virtual assistant. If you own a smartphone, the chances are very likely that you’re using a virtual assistant. We pawned the term voice control within our intelligent device industry.
Some virtual assistants require a speaker base such as Amazon Echo, Sonos One for music, Google Home, iPhone, Apple Home Pod, Microsoft Assistant, and Android.
These are just a few examples, but to interact, you need the brand’s voice assistant, Meet Alexa, Cortana, and Siri.
They are only a few of the virtual help personalities that you can command tasks, ask directions, play a game, or engage in a conversation. There are others, but we’ll stick with the most popular for now.
Sonos One doesn’t have a personality, but it is easily programmable with more than just our popular personal assistants. Sonos has developed an open platform that is programmable with many different types of virtual personalities.
What do you say to your assistant?
Well, we mentioned commands. Each personal assistant has a choice set of commands and phrases that you the user can use. Some of those commands might be some of them might be the same command across the brands. Let’s say that you wanted to use a device to control your smart home. Instruct the virtual assistant to change light settings, control the temperature, or play music. Order groceries or do some online shopping. If you’re feeling a little blue, ask your virtual assistant to tell a joke or two. It’s all there at the tip of your tongue, with a few words.
Are you feeling bored?
Ask your virtual assistant to play a game with you. Begin a learning course, or ask for a recipe to make an outstanding meal for dinner. See what’s playing at the movies and purchase tickets or let the assistant help you with a search for something already on TV or video. If you want to go out, some assistants can make reservations for you and forecast what the weather is going to be like so that you can dress appropriately. People are finding new ways to program and use their virtual assistants every day.
With some brands of virtual assistants, a level of security is available for the home. Virtual assistants, with the help of motion sensors, can detect intruders in the house or on your property and notify the authorities at the same time.
With some brands of virtual assistants, a level of security is available for the home. Virtual assistants, with the help of motion sensors, can detect intruders in the house or on your property and notify the authorities at the same time. If there is an emergency like such as a fire, a virtual assistant is one of the best ways to get everyone out safely. Program the assistant to automatically illuminate light strips along the floor edges to help aid everyone to the nearest exit in such emergencies. Severe weather alerts are available through your assistant when your home and family are at risk. There are so many other possibilities that it takes a seasoned installation company with an experienced programmer to ensure you get the best out of your virtual assistant. Always use a professional.
Virtual assistants are typically cloud-based programs that require internet-connected devices and/or applications to work.
Virtual assistants can do more than just control your smart home.