Voice recognition systems

Control4 appoint home automation expert Charlie Kindel, Senior Vice President of Products & Services

Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a global provider of smart home solutions, announced the appointment of consumer-experience, product, and platform leader Charlie Kindel as Senior Vice President of Products & Services. Charlie was most recently at Amazon where he created and led the Alexa and Echo Smart Home efforts. The organisation he built and ran at Amazon proved that voice is a highly natural user interface for interacting with the home and the recent accelerated growth in smart ho...

Pyronix ProControl+ boast voice push notification and video verification for comprehensive security

In their commitment to continuous improvement, Pyronix are delighted to add voice push notifications to both iOS and Android versions of ProControl+. This feature is available now; users may have even already received them for events on their systems. Integrated life safety devices “We’ve listened to market demands and this is a feature that was very much sought, so we are very pleased to implement this,” Laurence Kenny, Pyronix Marketing Manager, said. If there is an alarm...

Fermax exhibits AI-powered smart home automation systems at Global Robot Expo 2018

At the end of April, the most important multi-sectorial event on robotics and innovation held in Europe took place: The Global Robot Expo in Madrid. Fermax, sponsoring the event, revealed the most human side of technology in the Smart Home space, the place reserved to show how smart homes are already within our reach and that we can control them from our mobile phones. Considered the technology fair with the most promising future in the European market, Global Robot Expo has become an attractiv...

Nortek Security & Control acquires IntelliVision to expand presence in Artificial Intelligence and video analytics market

Leaping to the forefront of the rapidly growing fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and video analytics, Nortek Security & Control LLC (NSC), a global provider of smart connected devices and systems for residential, security, access control and digital health markets, announced the acquisition of San Jose, California-based IntelliVision Technologies Corp., a pioneer and leader in Artificial Intelligence, smart cameras and deep learning-based video analytics software. IntelliVision will o...

Gradiant showcases UAS and life detection technologies at XPonential 2018

Gradiant is taking part at XPonential 2018 for the third time. This is the most important international fair for unmanned vehicles. This year, the Colorado Convention Center in Denver is hosting the event from April 30 to May 3 where the most relevant actors are showing the latest advances. Hand in hand with ICEX, inside the Spain Trade and Investment space in booth 1611, Gradiant is showing in the States UAS technologies and their own developments in life detection technologies. As Iago G&oacu...

AimBrain introduces lip sync and audio in facial authentication module

AimBrain, the Biometric Identity as-a-Service platform, has raised the bar in user authentication by introducing optional audio and lip synchronisation into its facial authentication module to create AimFace//LipSync. Designed to prove liveliness and counter even the most sophisticated spoofing technologies, AimFace//LipSync provides AimBrain customers with stronger user authentication by combining facial recognition with a spoken challenge and lip movement analysis. Traditionally, defences aga...