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URC MX HomePro Amazon Alexa Skill Integration

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URC has released their Alexa Smart Home Skill which is compatible with the URC MX HomePro remote control system. The new integration allows any URC control system macro to be triggered through an Alexa voice command. Use the URC Home Skill to control lights, thermostats, shades and custom scenes available on the URC control system. The Amazon Alexa integration must be completed by a professional URC systems integrator.




Eero gen 2 and Eero Beacon Features & Spec's

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The 2nd generation Eero WiFi system is now available for purchase from Amazon.com. The new Eero comes paired in a package with the new Eero Beacon companion WiFi device which allows you to extend your WiFi network without the use of wires and connecting the two devices with cat 5/6 cabeling. The new Eero gen 2 system features the following improvements:

Eero Beacon 2X more powerful than the original EeroTri-Band Wifi coverageThread Connectivity


Eero Beacon Eero Beacon is half the size of the EeroSame power and coverage as the 1st Eero version Thread ConnectivityPlugs directly into a wall power outlet without the use of power cablesAmbient dimmable nightlight perfect for hallway placement

Sonos 7.3 Update Features

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The Sonos 7.3 update brings a few helpful features to the Sonos ecosystem allowing the user to quickly access Sonos tips right inside the app within the Sonos menu.




The 7.3 Sonos update also gives a direct link to live, real-time customer care help when in trouble using the system.


Savant Pro 8.4 Updates and Features DaVinci Release Notes

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Savant DaVinci 8.4 is now available for updating your Savant system to the latest release. 


The new update features Amazon Skill availability which will allow for voice control features to your Savant system which is a big deal.



True Controll II new graphical theme to allow the True Control interface to be similar like the Savant Pro app interface. 




Expanded Smart Host capacity supporting more rooms, lights, thermostats and more. 





Pro Audio 4 Updates







New Wally 5.5-inch In-Wall touch screen, sleep timer in the Savant Pro App, Global scenes shareable across users, Jandy IP control and other enhancements. 

See below for the full Savant 8.4 updates and features in the release notes.



Amazon Echo Show Features

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The new Amazon Echo Show is Amazon's latest incarnation of their Echo lineup now featuring a 7" touchscreen giving Alexa the power to "show you" rather than only able to verbally "tell you" and communicate with. The main Echo Show features are as follows:
7" Touchscreen5MP front cameraIntel Atom x5-Z8350 processorAlexa app compatibilityStereo 2" speakersDual Band Wi-FiBluetooth compatibilityAmazon Video StreamingPicture Frame Mode8 Array Microphone with noise cancelingFree video and voice calls to any Echo device