Amazon Echo is a powerful hands-free speaker which can be controlled by your voice. Since it is connected to the Alexa Voice Service, it can recognize your order and then do various things for you instantly, for instance: play music, make calls, send and receive messages, provide information, news, sports scores, weather; and if matched with other devices, it can still do more. So, what devices are compatible with Amazon Echo? Read on and get to know the answer.
Philips Hue White A19 Starter Kit
If you want a light that turns on automatically when youarrive at home, you’d be glad to own Philips Hue White A19 Starter Kit.
Once you have set up your bridge and connected it to your Philips Hue app, your journey of controlling the light via smartphone starts. You can create timers for the lights, and make the lights of different rooms to turn on or off in different time. You can also control the light while you are away from home. For instance, while you are camping in the countryside, you can turn on the light at home through Philips Hue app so as to make people assume that someone is at home.
Belkin Wi-Fi Enabled Wemo Light Switch
This switch has is similar to Philips Hue Starter Kit in that it too schedules lights to turn on or off by time. However, it is more functional because it can set devices to turn on or off according to sensor data, like the temperature outside. Meanwhile, it also functions as a regular switch, so you can also control the light by pushing it. Since it is designed for people who don’t want to invest into an entire eco-system of smart devices connected to a hub in their home, what you need to do is simply to replace the original switch with the Belkin Wemo Switch.
Perhaps it’s hard to believe, but the truth is that outlet can also be smart, for example, the Samsung SmartThings Outlet. What this outlet does is far more than controlling lights—it controls electronics and small appliances as well. For instance, it restricts power to appliances, thus there will be no surplus and energy be saved. To use the outlet you have to make sure there is a SmartThings Hub or a compatible device with SmartThings Hub functionality.
Want to know more?August Connect, August Smart Lock, Honeywell Lyric Round Thermostat and so on are also compatible with Echo. To know detailed introduction, search on Google now.The advancement of technology has really facilitated our lives. While we are giving orders to Amazon Echo today, we maybe ordering other domestic products in the near future.