Voice assistant integration is the top smart-home trend at CES

Peter Newman for Business Insider:  Companies throughout the tech space are introducing devices and announcing new partnerships at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

One of the top trends sweeping the smart home market at this year’s show has been the further integration of consumer connected devices with the leading voice-based artificial intelligence (AI) assistants, as companies look to take advantage of the popular emerging voice platforms.

Here are a few of the most impactful voice assistant integration announcements to come out of CES.

Smart home camera company Canary is adding Alexa video support to its systems. Consumers who own the company’s premium Canary Flex camera — not its original Canary device, at this time — will be able to link their cameras to Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant and use the e-commerce giant’s Echo Show, Echo Spot, and Fire TV devices to view footage from the home security device in real time. This new integration will offer a similar feature set to that which Tuya Smart is looking to enable with its video platform for Amazon’s devices. Canary hasn’t announced a specific time frame for when the Alexa features will be available. 

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