Gadget Must-Have: Top 5 Smart Audio Assistants for 2016

By Carlos Gutierrez Nov 29, 2016 04:49 PM EST
Top 5 Audio Assistants for 2016
These products are very practical and futuristic

Technology is growing very fast but the most important is that it is serving us. There are many audio assistants that simplify our tasks. They use artificial intelligence to turn on the lights, play our favourite movies, play music, adjust the thermostat and more. 

Amazon Echo is great but there are strong competitors. Just tell Google Home to do things and it will give you many services. CastleHub is another great product that lets you run your entire house with voice commands.

Mycroft is very special because it uses open source, thus, this is always adding more features. You will be able to control all your media and devices by using a voice command. Athom Homey makes all easier, forget about reaching your remote control again. 

These products will help you with the tasks at home or in the office, you will be able to simplify tasks.

Here we give you a list with Top 5 Audio Assistants for 2016:

Amazon Echo - Plays all your music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, and more using just your voice. Fills the room with immersive, 360º omni-directional audio. Allows hands-free convenience with voice-control. Hears you from across the room with far-field voice recognition, even while music is playing.

Google Home - This voice-activated speaker is powered by the Google Assistant. You can ask it questions and tell it to do things. This is always ready to help. Start by saying, "Ok Google". A simple voice request triggers Google Home to play music, podcasts or radio from services like Google Play Music, Spotify, YouTube Music, Pandora and TuneIn.

CastleHub - CastleOS is a smarthome-focused operating system that works with many existing smarthome devices, including Sonos, Nest, Insteon, WeMo, Hue, Kwikset, Yale, GE, Ecobee, and Enerwave. CastleHub uses this operating system to run your entire house with voice commands. The Hub packs Windows 10, Bluetooth, seven USB ports, and more. You can even run a lot of apps.

Mycroft - It has a lot of native skills and abilities baked in and it allows outside developers to add more features over time. You will be able to control all of your media and devices with the sound of your voice. Adjust your thermostat, turn on your lights, play your favorite movie, grant office access with your voice, get that coffee rolling and more.

Athom Homey - A home that listens to you and does what you want. Homey does that for you. By connecting all your devices in a smart way, you never have to reach for your remote control or app again. Homey connects all these devices and you can control them. Ask Homey to turn your lights, play the music and do other activities.

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