Some Benefits You’ve Never Considered
Voice-activated devices like Amazon Echoes are joining Edina, MN homes like yours in droves. According to a report by Strategy Analytics, Q4 sales of smart speakers reached 12 million units worldwide. In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised if many of them were wrapped in holiday paper right now.
Many smart home owners enjoy the novelty of hearing weather updates, playing music, getting recipe assistance and more, but some individuals and households ask Alexa to simplify their lifestyles, too. She isn’t just for fun: Alexa provides many time-savings and stress-relieving benefits. We’ve identified some people who might need her help next year.
Explore the Possibilities at the 2018 Artisan Home Tour
The home of your dreams would be something that speaks to you – the architecture and layout that projects your sense of what a home should be, and interior design and furnishings that fit with your life and sense of style.
Perhaps your dream home also would employ the latest technology to let you enjoy it to the fullest. You could press a button to start your favorite music playing all through your house. Use your voice to set your lights to the perfect settings when you come home from work. See who is ringing your doorbell, right from the smartphone in your hand.
These things are not the stuff of dreams anymore; it is something you too can have for your Minneapolis home with a Control4 system.
You can even check out a Control4 system in action at the 2018 Artisan Home Tour all through June. You can buy tickets to the tour at Holiday station stores or Bachman's.
Lelch Audio Video is featuring Control4 automation in homes 7 and 8 that includes whole home audio, security, video distribution, lighting control, and much more.
Manage Lights, Entertainment and More with Simple Commands
The biggest thing to hit the smart home industry in 2017 is the emergence of voice control. Though Amazon Echo has dominated the market so far, Google Home and Apple HomeKit also offer their versions of voice-activated speakers that can manage timers, locks, climates, entertainment and more. We've incorporated this new technology into our home automation systems so you can manage all your technology with simple voice commands. In this blog, we highlight some tips to get the most out of voice control in your Minnetonka, MN home.