The popular automation framework IFTTT (IF This Then That) has received an expansion, adding several new channels that will build upon its existing functionality and enable integration with a greater selection of devices. Read more here.
Sony 4K TVs powered by Android will soon receive an update that brings the Google Assistant AI to the sets. Users will be able to control all of their smart devices, request information, and give commands from their TV remote.
Amazon Alexa now supports "Groups" of smart home devices which will allow multiple appliances to be actioned simultaneously, and with "Routines" users can designate multiple commands to be executed with a single statement.