Logitech Harmony and Amazon Echo teamed up for your own benefit. Logitech has happily accepted the help of Amazon’s invention of controlling home devices through Alexa’s voice. They can use either Echo Dot or Amazon Echo. In the US, Logitech’s Harmony users have now access to a new Alexa feature. This new skill will permit them to turn on the TV, access an individual app on their TV, minimize the volume and other similar skills. All they have to do is to use their voice.
In a few months, people from Europe will also have the advantage of using this combo between Logitech and Amazon. Most probably, you will be less likely to regret such an investment, considering all the benefits you could have. If you are wondering how you will make Amazon Echo work on your Logitech device, here are some details. To install the new feature of Alexa, you will need to open this app and click on “Smart Home” from the main menu. The next button you should press is “Get More Smart Hoe Skills.”
Then you can type in the search area “Harmony-Optimized for Smart Home” enhancing the skill on your Logitech Harmony device. After all this process ends, let’s say that you want to open Netflix and your PS4. You will assert your command to Alexa, and it will help you opening both the device and the app you need.
Logitech’s Harmony hubs allow you to restructure a bundle of events which comprise in a single activity. If you want to build up a certain pattern which you would like to be accomplished on a daily basis, you could order and establish a particular set of activities. For example, you can order Alexa to open your smart blinds and turn on the radio in the morning.
You will just need to save your combination types, and Amazon Harmony will do everything you need when it hears your voice. Users will be able to name their combinations and, for example, they could demand from Alexa to turn on activity no. 2. Renee Niemi, the manager of the department which concerns smart home business at Logitech, has claimed that all these new aspects introduced are meant to make our lives easier.
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