Tag Archives: Internet of Things

Harmony Speaks Fluent Alexa

Harmony Speaks Fluent Alexa

Amazon Echo’s Alexa’s place in the smart home is firmly established and an update to the skill for Harmony remotes brings simplified voice control to home entertainment. Read More

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Sometimes Only a Pixie Can Find Your Stuff

Sometimes Only a Pixie Can Find Your Stuff

Location tracking technology or the cooler “Location of Things” (LoT) jargon uses small bluetooth-enabled tags to locate commonly misplaced items. New advancements in the technology from Pixie Technology improves on simple audio cues (one device activates beeping on another) by using signaling technology based on mapping the location of connected objects and an augmented reality (AR) interface to display the location of misplaced objects on a smartphone screen. We were given a Pixie system to test the advantages of their platform and compare it to existing systems. Read More