Home Assistants like Google Home and Alexa give you control options with Your Voice to operate your smart home system.

What is a virtual voice assistant?

Virtual assistant devices and technology. Virtual assistants are typically cloud-based programs that require internet-connected devices and/or applications to work.

Alexa and Google Home are virtual voice assistants.


Virtual assistants can do more than just control your smart home.

  • Provide information such as weather, facts from Wikipedia or IMDB, set an alarm, make to-do lists and shopping lists.

  • Play music from streaming services such as Spotify and Pandora; play radio stations; read audiobooks

  • Play videos, TV shows or movies on televisions, streaming from Netflix