Put Alexa and a JBL speaker in your ceiling with this clever LED downlight

This mild makes the sensible house much more accessible. Put in as every other ceiling downlight, the June AI downlight options Amazon Alexa by built-in JBL audio system. There’s a lightweight in there, too.

The concept is nice: make the sensible house invisible. As a substitute of getting an Amazon Echo sitting on a desk, this gadget sits in an individual’s ceiling doing the job of a traditional mild. However when referred to as upon, it could play music, management gadgets or the rest attainable with an Echo.

“This integration of applied sciences simply and affordably converts any home right into a practical, seamless sensible house,” says Jeff Spencer, Acuity Manufacturers Lighting vice chairman and common supervisor, Residential, in a launched assertion. “Being positioned within the ceiling creates a novel benefit enabling Juno AI to ship not solely intelligence by easy voice instructions, but additionally distinctive lighting and sound.”

Gadgets like this can proceed to look as Amazon and Google develop their attain by working with extra builders and {hardware} makers. At this level, each firms are seemingly extra desirous about licensing their providers than promoting their very own gadgets.

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