Home Connect lets you easily control your connected home appliances via Amazon Echo or Amazon Echo Dot. Use your voice to start programs, make settings or simply to ask about a current status. Not only can you connect your home appliances to the Internet, you can also benefit from a number of digital products and services.
Amazon Alexa and Home Connect
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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 Home Connect coffee machines. Which means that you have your hands free to do other things.
Hot and simple: Cooking and baking with Alexa
Connect Alexa to your oven, control it with your voice and call up its the status at any time. For example, say "Alexa, ask Home Connect oven when my dinner will be ready" and Alex will reply with a precise answer. You always have everything under control and save any unnecessary trips. This is also an advantage that you can use with your Home Connect washing machine – especially as it is often tucked away in a laundry room, for example.
Pristine results: Washing with Alexa
Your Home Connect washing machine can also be connected to Amazon Echo. Start special wash programs using a voice command or ask Alexa for the current status, e.g. "Alexa, ask Home Connect washing machine when the laundry will be done." Or you can interrupt the wash cycle using a voice command in order to add more laundry.
What is Amazon Alexa?
Amazon Alexa is a voice service from Amazon with which you can not only call up information, but also control numerous appliances (such as Home Connect appliances) using your voice. Amazon Alexa is based on skills which make voice interaction with products and services more intuitive. The Amazon Echo and the smaller Echo Dot loudspeakers are available for controlling Amazon Alexa. The main difference between the two devices is the loudspeaker, with the larger Amazon Echo having a better sound quality.
Home Connect – Home Appliance Brands
Smart Today. Smart Tomorrow.
Bosch is a leading home appliance brand. Consumers worldwide associate the brand with efficient functionality, reliable quality and an internationally acclaimed design. The "Invented for life" guiding principle also applies in the age of digital transformation. With Home Connect, Bosch is connecting its home appliances across all product categories and enabling its consumers to incorporate smart technology into their lives both now and in the future.
Professional kitchen appliances for smart cooking at home.
You now have the option of operating Gaggenau appliances in a network. In addition to a professional cooking experience, enjoy an extra slice of convenience with Home Connect in your kitchen.
Amazon Alexa downloads and skills
In addition to Echo, Amazon provides a free app – a ''companion". Additional settings can be made using this companion. This is also where you will find the Skill Store for all Alexa Skills.