One of our favorite security systems of the past year is getting even more feature-rich.announced integration on Thursday, allowing you to control compatible devices in your Abode smart home setup with your voice.
Abode offers a wide variety of DIY security devices that communicate with the company's central hub via Z-Wave or Zigbee. The scalable system and flexible monitoring service, and it already offered some voice commands through Amazon's assistant .
Now, if you have a Google Home, you'll be able to use your voice to command Abode's switches, dimmers and lights. A future upgrade will even allow you to arm and disarm the system with your voice.
Google Home uses Google's digital assistant (just called Google Assistant). You can also talk to Google Assistant via your phone and on certain. With support for both Alexa and Google Assistant, Abode increases its flexibility -- it's now a viable DIY security system no matter what smart speaker you want at the center of your smart home.