“Alexa, what can’t you do?” The answer to that likely depends on what you equip it with.
The iconic voice assistant of Amazon is capable of much more than playing your favorite song with a voice command if you connect it to the right devices, devices that with its help can help turn your house into an automated machine at the orders of your voice.
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#1 Roomba i7+
This product was recommended by Rupert Pople from YourSmartHomeGuide
iRobots Roomba is the kingpin of robot vacuums. This device can be controlled using Alexa to command it to clean a certain room just by using your voice and empties its waste into a bin self-autonomously.
This product was recommended by Martin Stein from ALC Wireless
ALC Wireless’ Connect Plus kit offers affordable, reliable DIY security and surveillance for houses, condos and apartments. It comes with a full HD pan/tilt camera, door and window sensors, smart power switches, motion detector, remote controls and central control hub. The entire expandable system can be controlled via a free app, and is compatible with Nest, Alexa and Google Assistant.
#3 Sensibo Sky
This product was recommended by Haley Edelson from Sensibo
Sensibo is a connected-device that enables your standard remote-controlled air conditioner to become a smart A/C unit. The ‘easy to use’ device connects with your existing air conditioner to automate climate control from anywhere in the world and save you money on energy usage.
#4 DEEBOT 900
This product was recommended by Kaitlin Crocilla from ECOVACS
Equipped with an intelligent mapping functionality, the DEEBOT 900 is fully customizable to your living space. With the visual map in ECOVACS App, users can draw virtual boundaries, choose cleaning modes and assign cleaning areas, finding the best way to clean. With both Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant integration, this robotic vacuum is a powerful addition to any Smart Home.
#5 Wyze Cam
This product was recommended by Eric Blank from TheSmartCave
The Wyze Cam is a dirt-cheap IP cam that has many of the same features as way more expensive cams. One of those features is Alexa compatibility. You can use any Alexa device with a screen to get a live view of any of your Wyze Cams. You can even use the latest FireTV stick to put your Wyze cam footage up on your big screen TV.
#6 The Pod
This product was recommended by Eight Sleep from Eight Sleep
The Pod is the first bed to combine dynamic temperature regulation, biometric tracking, smart home integrations and sleep coaching to deliver a total solution for enhanced rest and recovery. The dynamic temperature feature uses artificial intelligence to learn sleep habits and adjust temperature in bed automatically, the range can also be controlled manually by users – between 55 and 115 degrees Fahrenheit.
This product was recommended by Ray Dennerll from Budget Blinds
Lutron Serena Smart Shades are a perfect solution for those that would like to have full, autonomous, control of their light, privacy, and energy efficiency using smart devices, or already owned home automation systems.
This product was recommended by Ollie Smith from ExpertSure
LG’s 2018 OLED can be controlled remotely by Amazon Alexa – perfect if you, like me, are interested in doing absolutely nothing when watching that all important movie or game. Alexa can turn your TV one & off, adjust brightness, switch channels, change volume, and even authorise YouTube streaming – all from hearing the sound of your voice. Now that is what I call a win!
This product was recommended by Nate Masterson from Maple Holistics
You’re most likely losing a ton of money each year on heating and cooling costs. With the ecobee4, you can save up to 23%annually on those costs. It basically pays for itself in less than 2 years. It has a sensor to tell you the exact temperature of a room and you can easily adjust from your phone wherever you are. It has a built-in Alexa, so you can simply ask the machine to change the temperature. It’s easy to use and you’ll love it.