Hello? Is Anyone Listening?

Hello? Is Anyone Listening?

Amazon’s hottest selling items for 2016 were the Echo and its little brother Dot. These devices, along with their competitors from Google and Apple, are …

Our Life With Alexa

Our Life With Alexa

“Alexa! Alexxxaaaaaaa!!!” My four-year-old daughter is trying to wake up our Amazon Echo. Alexa gets better at understanding her every day, but she …

Is Amazon Alexa Good for AV?

Is Amazon Alexa Good for AV?

Short answer is — NO. Long answer is — YES. But, Amazon’s Alexa is certainly the most over-hyped thing in the market right now — thanks to …

The New GIANTS of Home Automation

The New GIANTS of Home Automation

By Christopher Bundy CORE Brands This is still our industry… isn’t it? A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Google (Nest) taking steps to get …