With Home Connect, you can very easily control connected home appliances via Amazon Echo or Amazon Dot. Use your voice to start programs, adjust settings or simply check on the current status. And connect your home appliances not just with the internet but also make use of a wide range of digital products and services.
Astonishing smart: manage home appliances with Home Connect by voice
Amazon Alexa and Home Connect
Find out in this video how Alexa and Home Connect work together. Click on the thumbnail to start the video.
Truly impressive: making coffee with Alexa
“Alexa, tell Home Connect coffee machine to make a cappuccino.” You can use this and many other commands to easily control your coffee machine with Home Connect. Leaving your hands free to do something else instead.
Hot cakes: Cooking & Baking with Alexa
Connect Alexa with your oven, control it by voice command and check on its status at any time. For example, say “Alexa, ask Home Connect oven when my dinner will be ready,” and Alexa will give you the exact answer. That means you always have everything under control and save yourself a lot of legwork. This is an advantage that you can exploit for your washing machine – especially as it is often tucked away in the utility room or basement.
Neat affair: doing the laundry with Alexa
Your washing machine with Home Connect can be linked to Amazon Echo. Start certain wash programs by voice command or ask Alexa for a status update, for example: “Alexa, ask Home Connect washing machine when the washing will be finished.” Or interrupt the washing cycle by voice command to add more garments.
What is Amazon Alexa?
Amazon Alexa is the voice service from Amazon that you use to request information but also to manage a wide range of devices (such as your home appliances with Home Connect) by voice commands. Amazon Alexa is based on so-called skills that make voice interaction with products and services more intuitive. You can control Amazon Alexa via the Amazon Echo speaker, or the smaller version Echo Dot. The main difference between the two devices is the speaker, with the larger Amazon Echo having the better sound quality.
Home Connect - Home Appliances Brands
A world of possibilities. Connected to your home.
Take the next step into the future. Discover how new connections redefine your daily life with Siemens and Home Connect. Wi-Fi enabled home appliances can already be operated through the Home Connect app. Now this technology connects your appliances with different partners – turning your house into a connected home. Open up for an innovative lifestyle and let the future move into your home.
Smart Today. Smart Tomorrow.
Bosch is Europe's leading home appliance brand. Consumers worldwide associate the brand with efficient functionality, reliable quality and an internationally acclaimed design. The guiding principle of "Invented for life", all the more, finds its expression in the age of digital transformation. With Home Connect, Bosch connects all its home appliances across all product categories, enabling its consumers to live smart today and tomorrow.
The professional kitchen appliance for the smart private chef.
Now you can have control of your new Gaggenau appliances through your smart devices. When it comes to enjoying your kitchen, Home Connect adds an additional layer of convenience to the professional experience.
Amazon Alexa downloads & skills
In addition to Echo, Amazon provides a free app, as a kind of ‘companion’. This app can be used to adjust further settings. There you will also find the Skill Store for all Alexa skills .