Another great Smart Home Assistant we came across the other day is Gladys. Gladys is an open-source program which runs on Rasberry Pi. It has a very enthusiastic community which is around 28k big.
The video gives you a pretty good idea of how it works. It's mainly created to support across the day and works a lot with motion...
If you want to personalise your voice assistants, IFTTT is probably your first stop.
To broaden their scope, they have now also added Cortana which is actually something we were all waiting for.
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Have your own virtual assistant to keep you up to date about your analytics at any moment. Ask questions like: How much traffic did I have the last 30 days, what was my revenue last week or predict my traffic. Test it out yourself now!
Taking notes during meetings can be very distracting so having an assistant doing that for you would be great. Meet Eva from Voicera. It's a Virtual Meeting Assistant that does the work for you, it records the conversation, helps take notes and identifies action items.
Getting out of bed is a big problem for a lot of people. So the creators of Beddi decided to do something about it. This Intelligent Alarm Clock's single goal is to make your morning routine as smooth as possible.
It is packed with features:
Wake Up Light
Soothing Sound Generator
Traffic & Weather report
Multiple USB Charging
It's not that hard to make your home smarter and certainly also not that expensive anymore for a mere $200 dollars you can already control your house with your voice. With this, you can play any song you want through your speakers, control your lights,...
Which setup do you have?