as declared in Voice commands such as, “Alexa, lock my front door,” or “Alexa, is my back door locked?” will trigger automatic responses and/or actions from Alexa.
“The popularity of Amazon Alexa clearly demonstrates a strong consumer preference for voice control, and the Alexa integrations make controlling a smart home easier than ever.
The Alexa lock skill allows Yale Z-Wave or ZigBee users with a compatible hub to lock their door and check current lock status.
Yale announced that its Yale Real Living deadbolts and levers with Z-Wave or ZigBee are now compatible with Amazon Alexa when used in conjunction with a Samsung SmartThings Hub or Wink Hub.
“We’re excited to deliver even more possibilities to our customers with Yale and Amazon Alexa as we continue to bring to market new integrations enabled through our open platform.”
Smart lock manufacturer announces Amazon Alexa integration
In contrast, Amazon Echo is out of stock everywhere but there are plenty of the much cheaper ($50) Amazon Echo Dot available.
American lock manufacturer Schlage has formed a partnership with Amazon in a bid to bring the capabilities of the Alexa smart assistant to its products.
This integration will let consumers use their Alexa-enabled devices, including Amazon’s Echo smart speaker, to lock or check the status of their door wherever they happen to be in the house.
The Alexa integration furthers Connect’s capabilities, according to Schlage executives.
Schlage said that it decided to implement Amazon Alexa into its products because it wants to produce stronger, smarter and more secure locks for consumers.
referring to This presents the latest conquest of the IOT (Internet of Things) by Amazon, using Alexa, the popular voice assistant.
In short, it will offer a smart assistant that can be used with Alexa to protect your smart home.
Amazon’s Alexa can now lock your doors for you, with the new compatibility feature connecting to smart locks.
They will all be able to work with the voice assistant Alexa.
The voice assistant is slowly taking over tasks in your home the smart way.
collected by :Lily Soly