Logitech's Harmony smart home hub adds voice controls through Ubi and Ivee
If you own one of Logitech's Home Hubs, you can now control all your connected home devices by voice with either a wall-mounted Ubi computer or an Ivee smart alarm clock. Both devices connect to Logitech's Hub through Wi-Fi, delivering commands that ...
March 25, 2015
Ivee Sleek Review: The Dumbest Smart Clock Money Can Buy
The Ivee Sleek is billed as "the first Wi-Fi voice-activated assistant for the home that answers questions, obeys commands and controls other Internet-connected devices," according to its creators. It's designed to function as a tabletop clock It's ...
October 27, 2014
Logitech Integrates Voice Control into Harmony with Ubi and Ivee
The Ubi and the Ivee are third-party products that deliver voice control to a variety of devices. The Ubi is a voice-activated computer that plugs into any wall outlet. The Ivee is more of a smart alarm clock—one that can deliver control and answer ...
April 9, 2015
The future is upon us, and it looks like an alarm clock. The $199.99 can control your connected devices quite well using just your voice. Granted, it struggles with basic questions, like telling the weather in a specific city. But some of ...
August 28, 2014
The Ivee Digit voice-controlled alarm clock. (Handout )
In reality, the Ivee Digit is a $50 alarm clock with built-in voice-activated control and speech-recognition technology. Ask and it will tell you the time, the indoor temperature and the date. It will set an alarm, activate a timer and select a ...
February 17, 2012
ivee Flex Voice Controlled Talking Alarm Clock Radio review
If you're still changing the settings on your alarm clock with buttons and switches, then you need to elevate your gadget game by checking out the ivee Flex Voice Controlled Talking Alarm Clock Radio. ivee can listen and then respond to your commands ...
November 21, 2012
Siri for the smart home, meet the ivee Sleek Wi-Fi voice assistant
Already surpassing fifty percent of a $40,000 funding goal on Kickstarter in the first day, the ivee Sleek is a Wi-Fi connected device that's designed to provide voice control for common tasks within a smart home. Moving beyond the company's lineup of ...
June 19, 2013
Ford Focus 1.6 ZETEC Voice Control Bluetooth USB Heated Screen A/Con
Bluetooth connection with voice control and USB port Digital clock Door ajar warning Easy fuel capless refuelling ... Locking wheel nuts Remote central double locking Thatcham Cat.1 alarm
August 4, 2015
Amazon Echo review: Betcha can’t buy just one of these voice-activated connected-home controllers
You can use either to control the timer, the alarm clock, and your to-do and shopping lists (you can add items to these lists with your voice, but you must use a browser or the app to remove them). I checked out the Android and iOS versions of the Echo app ...
July 31, 2015
Gallery View: GSM alarm systems app-, smart home-compatible
Users can speak and listen to the device, which is capable of voice prompt operations and automatic voice recording. The model is controlled remotely via ... The unit has two sets of alarm clock functions. Ringing features are adjustable.
July 30, 2015
Young stroke survivor Valerie Giglio’s long road back
At some point earlier in the week, she’d flopped over to look at the alarm clock and, without realizing it ... “I was screaming . . . I couldn’t control the volume,” she said. Her voice later returned high-pitched and thin. She had trouble ...
July 28, 2015
Google finally brings its Clock app to the Play Store
Oddly enough, Google’s own Clock app has always been baked into the OS itself, but starting today, it’s now available for all to download. Landing in the Play Store as version 4.0.1, the aptly named Clock app features all of the standard functionality ...
June 18, 2015
Teen entrepreneur Kickstarts first aromatic alarm clock
It's time to wake up and smell the coffee, literally. At least, that's what Guillaume Rolland, an 18-year-old French entrepreneur, intends with SensorWake, a new innovation in alarm clock technology. Launched on Kickstarter on Wednesday, SensorWake is a ...
May 26, 2015
SensorWake launches on Kickstarter to make waking up a pleasant olfactory experience
For most us, waking up to an alarm clock is no fun — even if it is carefully calibrated with a favorite musical selection. Something about the sudden combination of sound and light can be inherently jarring — a real downer. Teenage developer Guillaume ...
May 27, 2015