Go Handsfree home automation with Amazon Echo and Silvan
Need to reduce your air conditioner at night? Want to switch on the kitchen light? How
about increasing the volume of the music playing in the hall? These are few of the tasks
we start thinking about only when we are running errands or comfortably settled with a
favorite book in bed. But that’s not the case anymore, with the new generation voice
controlled home automation systems all this is as good as done.
Voice activated smart home devices are both easy and energy efficient by controlling the
key features in homes including audio, lighting, air conditioning and security, thereby
making them highly user friendly. Silvan being one of India’s leading home automation
providers, as part of its latest series of innovation has integrated voice command interface
through Amazon Echo. Using the wake word “Alexa” you can talk to your home to
complete your basic house hold needs.
Now imagine getting into the kitchen with a handful of groceries and no light, a single
command “Switch on the lights” with the prefix “Alexa”, the default name of the voice
assistant contained with Amazon echo, makes your home automation device perform the
requested action on point.
Voice controlling gives you the access to any function of your home automation system.
Silvan’s series of products namely zPLY, Secure, Lumos , Cubo puts the voice assistant
technology front and center. Comprising of a wide range of support for smart connected
devices, from speakers (zPLY), controlling your lights (Lumos), fans, air conditioners(
Cubo) to even home security systems (Secure) “Alexa” takes note of the automated
device you mention in your voice command and performs the said action so you can walk
out the door without wondering what you forgot.
This latest innovation in home automation is not just a change in regular lifestyle but it’s
also a great help to the elderly and individuals with special needs. Someone who is
unable to move physically can still quite easily control almost any system that is hooked
up to the home automation devices with simple voice commands.
If added to your home, this intelligent piece of technology can enable the growing
number of elderly to continue being independent and comfortable. So it’s time to step
into the future with this smart home trend.