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How to automate your home with your voice

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Using voice to control things in your home is one of the coolest things in home automation. It is more natural to use voice rather than keyboard or a touch screen. Wouldn’t it be fun to use a voice command to turn off the lights or switch on the AC or even open the door? All without leaving the comfort of your chair !

With the availability of cloud based technologies it is not as difficult as it sounds. This project demonstrates the concepts and introduces you to two powerful network based technologies – Amazon Alexa and PubNub.

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