"Turn your smart home on with Control4 and Amazon's Alexa"
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Turn your smart home on with Control4 and Amazon's Alexa
Hey, we're here at the CEDIA Tech Showcase in Dallas, Texas.
Take a look at the Control 4 booth.
Now, Control 4 is a smart home and as a service provider that provides whole home, smart solutions.
Lots of different gadgets working there, this is a really interesting thing that we're seeing here at CEDIA is that Control 4 now integrates with Alexa.
Alexa, the automated voice activator the system from Amazon With that integration, you'll be able to ask alexa to launch Control4 scenes that you've programmed previously.
So we're here in the Amazon booth at [UNKNOWN], testing out all the new integrations of alexa through the Control4 system.
You've got a lot of different devices that system can control.
And now, with alexa, you can launch scenes with those devices just by using voice commands.
So for instance, if I say, alexa, Turn on.
You can see that the lights come on, the shades start to rise, the TV even flips on.
It's got Amazon fire TV and a control for a EA series controller back there.
All of that stuff happens at once with one single voice command, which is something new for the The Amazon Echo platform.
And all of that is made possible with Control4's 4Sight service.
It's a $99 a year subscription service that just manages all of your smart home gear into a single application.
With controls that you can program yourself and set up the way you want.
We'll show you more here at [UNKNOWN] Just check out cnet.com/smart-home.
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