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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 […]

Which voice assistant is right for you: Google Assistant, Alexa, Siri, etc.

Winter is here! You’re on your bed comfortably wrapped up like a burrito watching the latest episode of Game of Thrones. After you finished watching, you are tired and ready to go to sleep. But wait! The light switch is on the other side of the room, and you don’t want to get out of […]

Alexa skill for Mixtile is now available!

Mixtile Hub now works with Alexa

Alexa skill for Mixtile In the past few months, we’ve been developing and testing the Alexa skill for Mixtile Hub. Today we are happy to announce that Mixtile Hub now works with any Alexa-compatible devices. Using this skill, you can use Alexa to control the devices you have connected to the Mixtile Hub. For example, […]

Impact of Power Outage on Smart Home

Smarthome vs Power Outage

During a power outage, what will happen to your smart home system? Any devices that do not have a (backup) battery will stop working. All features and devices that require an internet connection will also stop working (assuming your router does not have a backup battery). Smart Devices Devices without batteries: What are some devices […]

A Recap and Plan- Mixtile 2019

A simple thank you cannot express how grateful we are for everyone that backed us up on Indiegogo and for providing us your valuable feedback to improve our products. Our Indiegogo campaign has raised over 110% of our goal. With your feedback, we’ve updated the Mixtile Hub’s firmware all the way to 1.12 with increased […]