After a slow start, Google's roster of smart home partners for its has become impressive. At CES 2018, hub maker and smart home platform is adding support for Google. With a voice command to your Google Home, Google Pixel or any other device equipped with Google's digital assistant, you can now control your Insteon lights, switches, outlets, plugs and more.
More importantly for Google, Google Assistant now works with all of the major smart-home hubs. Insteon joins the likes of, and , which already supported voice commands through Google Assistant. Now, whichever hub system you want to buy into, you'll be able to control your devices with Google.
Insteon also works with the other major voice assistants -- Amazon's Apple's Siri. You need to buy a if you want to control your Insteon devices through Siri, but as with Alexa, syncing your devices with Google is a quick setup process in the app. Add your Insteon account to your Google account via either the Google Home app or through the Google Assistant, and you'll be up and running.and
Between switches, lights and plugs, you'll have lots of Insteon devices you can control with your Google Home starting today. Here's Insteon's full list of compatible products.
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