Another incredible feature of home automation is the ability to control these processes with the sound of your voice. Touch screens are common in today’s automated homes, but manufacturers are now combining touch screen technology with voice control. There are also smartphone apps and standalone voice interfaces like the Amazon Echo or the Google Home Assistant. With the introduction of these devices and tools, voice control has certainly become the next big thing in home automation. With these devices you can operate lights, appliances and even security systems with just a few spoken words. Voice automation can also provide a hands free way to enter or exit your home that is especially useful when you have your hands full of grocery bags. Like most people, you’re busy and have a lot going on in your life. Simplify your home with automation so that you can focus on the things you enjoy most and reap the benefits that you deserve.