TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — D-Link today announced its partnership with Google to provide upcoming mydlink products that work with the Google Assistant. The compatibility will provide consumers with the ability to control their smart home products with voice commands. By saying “Ok Google” to the Google Assistant on Google Home or Android phone, users can ask and receive answers, manage tasks, and control mydlink devices around their home.
Leviton announced today the expanded capabilities of the new Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls. The recently introduced product family is now a partner of the Works with Google Assistant program, offering a smart, hubless lighting control solution as part of a robust home automation experience. Existing and future Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology users can now utilize Google Home, a voice-enabled speaker powered by the Google Assistant, to easily control smart devices as well as interior and exterior lights around the home.
Google has long said that it wants to open up its Assistant to a broader ecosystem of hardware companies and developers. Today it’s taking a major step in this direction with the launch of the Google Assistant SDK, which allows developers to build the Assistant’s smarts into their own hardware prototypes. Those could be smart mirrors, Google Home-like appliances or a teetotaler’s favorite robot bartender — the world is your oyster.
Caséta Wireless gives you smart lighting control. Now Google Home opens the door to voice-controlled lighting via any Google Assistant-enabled device.
Source: Google Assistant
Google Home and Google Assistant are ever maturing ecosystems, but they still lack in a major area — home automation. Since launch, Google has only made a couple of major additions to Assistant’s home control compatible products, but today the company is announcing new partnerships that open up the floodgates wide…