Using Alexa and Google with ABB free@home
ABB-free@home is a truly versatile home automation solution
Designed to be intuitive, easy-to-setup, and well-priced with heaps of features, the free@home solution is a value-packed option for customers.
ABB free@home enables users to control a huge range of applications, integrating with any 3rd party device with an open API, including the Amazon Alexa and Google voice assistants. It is programmable through any computer or tablet, so commissioning is simple, and its versatility makes it easy to install in both new and old buildings.
How to connect voice assistants with free@home
Using Amazon’s Alexa to control your home is simple. You merely tell Alexa what you want to do in your home, for example, “Alexa, set the temperature to 20 degrees” or “Alexa, turn on the kitchen lights” and the task is done.
Up to 65 functions are enabled through the free@home integration with Alexa. To integrate these two systems, you just need to link your Amazon account with your ABB MyBuildings accounts in the Alexa app, it’s as simple as that!
Watch this short video introductory video on how to set up Amazon Alexa with ABB free@Home.
ABB free@home also works with the Google assistant, so instead of saying “Hey Alexa” you can control your connected home devices by saying “Hey Google”. All you need is a Google voice assistant such as Google Home or Google Nest Mini, a Google Account, a free@home system, internet connectivity, and an ABB MyBuilidngs account to make this possible.