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Smart device enabled lighting systems by Legrand

More and more customers are demanding smart lighting in their homes for ease, comfort and of course energy saving. At the CES show, Legrand have announced their new products which they have aimed at working with most major smart home platforms. The new range is called the ‘Radiant Collection’ which includes a wide range of light switches, dimmers, wall plates and plug in modules, in addition to lighting and scene controllers. They integrate seamlessly with Alexa, Google Assist and Samsung’s SmartThings Cloud by working on the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) 1.3.1 security standard. Pairing appears straight forward through Legrands intuitive Lighting Control app. The collection can also be controlled wirelessly with Android and iOS app for Apple Watch, smartphones and tablets and users can also control their lights whilst away from the home. Their in-wall devices are -installable in about 15-20 minute and plug in devices are usable straight out of the box. Their products look great too after extensive research by Legrand to understand consumer requirements. Rebecca Gounaris, Legrands Director of Marketing supported this by saying “Careful monitoring and market research indicates that more than ever, homeowners expect convenient control and advanced design elements to be incorporated into their personal spaces. By introducing the radiant collection, Legrand is offering homeowners a step above ordinary when it comes to reflecting their personal style and saying connected to their personal spaces.” It looks likes Legrand have achieved this. Their powerful platform allows users to adjust light levels, set up unique scenes and automatically schedule lighting by time of day or even with the rising and setting of the sun. Multiple lights around the home can be set up or configured with an easy touch of a button or unique voice command. They are definitely one to look at for your customers.

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CES is the show to watch each year for new technology and innovation and this year is looking like no exception.Partnerships are being announced throughout the show with the top trend being in the smart home market which is showing further integration of consumer connected devices, led with voice based artificial intelligence with companies looking to take advantage of the emerging voice platforms.Here are just some examples to watch for your customers:-Canary – smart home camera company is adding Alexa support to its systems. Those customers who have the company's premium Canary Flex Camera will be able to link it to their Alexa – using Echo Show, Echo Spot and Fire TV devices to view images from their camera in real time. No launch date has been announced. Whirlpool is extending within their product portfolio extensive support for voice assistants. At CES they are showing off their 2018 line up of new products that consumers can control with either their Alexa or Google Assistant. This line up includes dishwashers which you can set and start by voice and fridges where you can change the temperature setting.They are hoping that these features will push consumers to spend a little more on their choice of products. D-Link, the accessory company, at CES have announced a pair of home security cameras that can also integrate with Alexa and Google Assist, allowing users to use screen equipped devices such as Echo Show and Fire TV to view live footage from their cameras. Providing both indoor and outdoor security via their battery powered cameras using both WiFi and built in LTE antennas as a back up. They will be available second quarter of 2018. It seems that there is a real push for companies to incorporate voice assistant control in their products for the connected home as consumers flock to buy voice assistants and buy smart speakers in their abundance. Some key points coming out of the showEcho Show by Amazon is looking like the shows big winners – mass market appeal with the combination of usefulness and excitement that will drive consumers to buy it. On the other hand the Echo Look seems to be not attracting the same interest.Not looking to dominate its space in the smart speaker market is surprisingly the Apple's HomePod – looks like a bit of a flop The smart speaker market looks like it will rapidly evolve over the next few years with more of them featuring screens and with the smart assistant moving beyond the smart speaker.

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