Product News: Communication Systems & Equipment
Decora Smart™ Lighting Controls offer remote access scheduling.
Press Release Summary:
May 9, 2017 -
Enhancing home automation with voice control of smart devices, interior and exterior lights, Decora Smart™ Wi-Fi Technology Lighting Controls can be controlled by using Google Home, voice-enabled speaker and My Leviton app. Eliminating need for extra hardware such as bridges, gateways or hubs, product is used for adjusting fade rates, brightness levels and bulb types.
Original Press Release
Leviton Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology Expands Voice Control Offering with the Google Assistant
Press release date: May 3, 2017
New Wi-Fi product family offers consumers remote access, scheduling and customizable user settings
Leviton announced today the expanded capabilities of the new Decora Smart™ with Wi-Fi Technology lighting controls. The recently introduced product family is now a partner of the Works with Google Assistant program, offering a smart, hubless lighting control solution as part of a robust home automation experience. Existing and future Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology users can now utilize Google Home, a voice-enabled speaker powered by the Google Assistant, to easily control smart devices as well as interior and exterior lights around the home.
Users can now control their Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology devices and activities by voice using Google Assistant products, including Google Home and Pixel, through the free My Leviton app and new My Leviton action. When using the My Leviton app and action, users must specify by name which device to activate. Users can then set up the friendly device name(s) in advance, like Wall Sconce or Chandelier, that will be displayed in the app and can be changed at any time. Examples of voice-controlled lighting commands with the Google Assistant include:
- Ok Google, turn [My Leviton device name] On / Off
- Ok Google, turn [Google room name] On / Off
- Ok Google, turn [Everything] On / Off
- Ok Google, set [My Leviton device name] to [1-100]%
- Ok Google, dim [My Leviton device name] to [1-100]%
- Ok Google, brighten [My Leviton device name] to [1-100]%
As the latest "hubless" home automation solution from Leviton, the Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology product line offers remote access, app-based scheduling and voice control options – with no bridge required.
"The Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology solution means that with only a dimmer, Wi-Fi and your Google Home voice assistant, homeowners can have total vocal command over their lighting and plug loads," said Richard Westfall, vice president and general manager of Leviton Energy Management, Controls & Automation. "This affordable offering includes the free My Leviton app with remote control and lifestyle-based schedules, and the best part is that there is no extra hardware such as bridges, gateways or hubs."
In using the My Leviton app, users can create schedules and activities based on specific times or on-demand events that can run manually at their discretion. Advanced settings are also available to adjust fade rates, brightness levels, bulb types and more, to specifically personalize every aspect of a homeowner's lighting.
For more information on Leviton's Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology product offering, visit www.leviton.com/decorasmart. Electrical Contractors may purchase Decora Smart products today from their Preferred Distributor and Authorized Leviton Retailers. Google Assistant devices sold separately.
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