Monthly Archives: November 2020

Mixtile Relay Switch works with Amazon Echo now!

Mixtile Relay Switch with Amazon Echo/Alexa

“Alexa, turn on all the lights” Good news! Mixtile Relay Switch (MRS) can now be directly connected to Amazon Echo devices that has built-in Zigbee connectivity (check Compatibility for more details). If you have a compatible Echo device, you can connect MRS to it without needing a separate smart hub. What can you do With this […]

How can home automation help with sustainability?

Home automation technology for sustainability

At first, home automation technologies don’t appear to be green. If anything, IoT smart home tech would be a negative development in the fight against climate change. After all, we’re talking about more electronics doing things that previously didn’t require power (smart window blinds, anyone?). But this is all wrong. Allow me to explain. The […]