“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” Arthur C. Clarke
IoT based smart home automation is one such technology that has reimagined the way people live and go about their daily activities. Until a few years ago, home automation and smart voice assistants were only limited to sci-fi movies and the affluent. The automation systems were difficult to install, taking a long time for commissioning and their capabilities were also limited. But now, with the advancement of technology and the introduction of IoT-based automation systems, building a smart home is more affordable and simpler than ever.
With a simple search on the Internet, you can choose the smart devices that you need and work for you and start building your Smart Home. No breaking of walls or costly renovations are required in making your home a Smarter and Connected Home:
“Hey Siri, how to Build a Smart Home?”
Voice control of home devices is possible with AI-enabled virtual assistants. The popular voice assistants are Apple Siri, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana and Samsung Bixby. As the Smart home industry is fragmented and devices are not Interoperable across the ecosystems, choosing the smart voice assistant that matches your requirement is the first step.
The smart assistants enable control of the connected appliances using voice commands.