SAVANT® INTRODUCES AMAZON ALEXA SKILL
From single device control to Savant Scenes, users can enable the full power of the Savant control experience via Alexa voice commands
HYANNIS, MASS. — June 6th, 2017 — Savant, a leader in smart home technology, has announced today the release of the Savant smart home skill for Amazon Alexa™. Savant pioneered the use of voice control as part of the connected home by introducing the Savant Pro Remote, enabling homeowners to activate a Savant Scene, choose a favorite channel or select a source within their entertainment system. Now with the unveiling of an Alexa integration, this new functionality represents the next step in voice command and gives users enhanced interaction with their Savant home.
The new Savant skill for Alexa will give consumers the ultimate smart home experience. Setup is intuitive—the user can create a Savant Scene, enable the Savant Skill in the Alexa app, and link their account. and Alexa will discover it as a new Amazon Smart Home Skill that can be easily accessed via voice command. Interfacing with Savant’s groundbreaking scene engine that captures personalized automation events, consumers can initiate, schedule, edit or delete a Savant Scene while retaining seamless Alexa functionality. Savant’s Amazon Alexa interface is based upon cloud-to-cloud communication between the two services, leveraging the power of Savant’s robust, redundant cloud infrastructure.
“Our objective is to deliver the best smart home user experience along with leading edge innovations that bring added value for our network of integrators,” stated Savant CEO Robert Madonna. “Adding further voice control options with our Alexa skill accomplishes both without question.”
Savant’s Amazon Alexa skill is available now.
For more information on Savant, visit savant.com
About Savant: Savant Systems, LLC is a recognized leader in home control and automation, and one of the fastest-growing smart home companies in the luxury and mid-markets. Savant’s powerful Pro technology brings together the four pillars of automation – climate, lighting, entertainment and energy – together in a single application interface for the homeowner. This comprehensive whole-home control system, available through iOS and Android, delivers the premiere experience in all of home automation and is available through Magnolia Design Centers and Savant’s global network of Authorized Integrators. Learn more at www.savant.com.
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