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Microsoft’s HomeHub or smart home is coming soon with the Harmon Kardon Invoke Cortana speakers. Powered by Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana, the new device is basically a rival to Amazon Echo and Apple HomeKit. It is designed to control your home and it is being called Invoke speakers.

Cortana will be able to control the entire house with your voice commands, you will be able to make calls or switch off the lights, thanks to the third-party smart home products such as Philips Hue lights. A new leak has today revealed the Cortana voice commands and supported devices.

Providers such as including Wink, SmartThings, Insteon, Philips Hue and Nest are supported. The device supports Light bulbs, Outlets, Switches and Thermostats. You will be able to command Cortana to switch off, on, dim, dim all lights and as well as dim the light by 50%.

Recently, images of the Cortana speakers were also leaked online revealing its design and features. The Harmon/Kardon Invoke speakers will be launched and supported in the United States.

  • KA

    Microsoft’s Smart Home?? I can imagine. They ar not to be able after 3 years experiments deliver proper working Windows! I don’t want to stay 1 hour in such home ;-)