WHAT IS VOICE CONTROL ?
Voice control is used to remotely control your connected devices via a voice assistant. A voice assistant is connected to Internet to be able to provide you with external information such as the weather or news.For example, you can control your heating or set your lighting using voice control.Think Big Smart Home is now compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Any smart speaker featuring one of these assistants allows you to control your smart home with your voice.When you have installed your smart speaker & downloaded their application (Google Home, Amazon Echo or any other speaker equipped with these assistants). You can then control your devices with your voice from your smartphone, even when you are not near your speaker. The Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant applications are available from the Play Store and App Store.
LAUNCH YOUR SCENARIOS USING VOICE CONTROL WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT
Have you set up scenes on your smart home app to make your life easier? Discover vocal activation of your scenarios:
-Thanks to your smart speaker and your Tydom smart home app, launch your scenarios with a simple sentence. This allows you to enjoy various atmospheres at home, or to trigger numerous actions between your connected products quickly and easily.
-“Ok Google, activate leaving home.” and your scenario called “Leaving home” in your app is launched. Your shutters close, your thermostat reduces the temperature by 2 degrees and all the lights turn off.
Voice control of the scenarios allows you to leave home in a rush without worrying about energy consumption and home safety.
VOICE CONTROL OF BLINDS AND SHUTTERS USING GOOGLE ASSISTANT
Blind and shutter management by voice control can add a new dimension to your smart home experience.Google Assistant allows you to manage your blinds and shutters using your voice.
With this assistant you can make your blinds and shutters go up or down at the level you like.
"Ok Google, close all blinds." and your shutters go down automatically. Your vocal assistant also allows you to know the position of your connected blinds and shutters.With a simple sentence, manage your connected blinds and shutters and improve the visual comfort of your home.
VOICE CONTROL FOR HEATING WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT AND AMAZON ALEXA
Do you have Tydom, Tybox thermostats (5xxx) and a voice assistant?Discover how easy it is to control the heating with your voice:
-Using voice assistants such as Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, switch the heating on or off or set the required temperature on your connected thermostat.
-"Alexa, set the heating in the girl’s bedroom to 19 degrees." and the heating in your children’s room comes on so they can go to sleep in a cosy room.
-"Ok Google, what is the living room thermostat’s temperature?" lets you know whether you must increase the heating for you to enjoy a comfortable evening watching a movie.
Improve your comfort and simplify your daily life with a simple phrase.NB: Voice control for heating only works for thermic products working on numeric temperatures. DISCOVER THE LIST OF HEATING MANAGEMENT PRODUCTS COMPATIBLE WITH VOICE CONTROL.
VOICE CONTROL LIGHTING WITH AMAZON ALEXA AND GOOGLE ASSISTANT
If your Tydom already allows you to manage your lighting and you have a smart speaker...Discover the real advantage of controlling your lighting by voice control:
-Switch your lights on or off, even when your arms are full, thanks to your smart speaker featuring Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. You can also dim your lighting by voice if you have a dimmer.
-"Ok Google, switch on the living room light." and you switch off the light in an unoccupied room without moving.
-"Alexa, set the living room light to 50%." and you create a new atmosphere in the room to relax at the end of the day.
Enhance your environment with voice control and manage all your lighting from your sofa.
HOW DO YOU CONNECT A SMART HOME HUB TO VOICE CONTROL ?
The following steps are required to control your smart home using voice:
- Ensure you have a connected speaker equipped with one of the two voice assistants and a Tydom or a Lifedomus connected to your lighting and/or heating. Your application must be updated.
- Download the mobile application of the relevant voice assistant and search for Tydom or Lifedomus in the voice assistant’s search bar.
-Next, click "Activate".
- Create a Think Big account or log in if you already have an account.
- Select your smart home gateway or register it.
-If you have Amazon Alexa, say: "Alexa, find my devices." The compatible devices will be detected automatically.
-With Google Assistant, your devices are automatically detected.You can now test the voice control and take full advantage of it.Note: A voice assistant can only control one smart home gateway at a time.