Kidde Adds Voice Interface to Smoke, Fire, and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
Kidde today launched the Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm with voice features and a new mobile app.</p/>
Kidde's new Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm and mobile app with Wi-Fi connectivity now makes it possible to receive alerts via mobile notification. It includes voice control capabilities, compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, allowing for voice commands to check alarm status and connection; and voice alerts of "Fire!" when a smoke or fire hazard is present, "Warning: Carbon Monoxide!" when CO is detected, or "Replace Alarm" at the device end of life.
"Kidde's Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarms with smart features provide families the ability to rest easy knowing the people, places, and things that matter most are always protected. It's a new level of control and connectivity from Kidde that leverages technology and IoT for a safer home," said Isis Wu, vice president and general manager of residential fire and healthy homes at Carrier Fire & Security, Kidde's parent company, in a statement. "This is part of Carrier's Healthy Homes program, focused on creating smart, safe and healthy indoor environments."