MOUNT HOPE, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Genie Company, the most recognized brand of garage door openers, announces the integration of Alexa smart home skills within its full line of Wi-Fi enabled smart garage door openers and controllers. This integration means Genie has earned the Amazon “Works with Alexa” certification for its entire line of garage door openers equipped with the award-winning Aladdin Connect® smart device enabled garage door controller.
Alexa users will have the best smart home experience with Genie® openers thanks to this new skill. Products with the Amazon certification are deemed to achieve a high bar relative to responsiveness, reliability and functionality. Genie is honored to be one of several companies to receive this certification.
As part of this integration, homeowners will find the convenience of monitoring and controlling their garage doors via the Aladdin Connect app to be even more effortless. Working closely with the Genie engineering team, Amazon has developed a smart home skill for garage door openers. App users no longer need to ask Alexa to “Ask Aladdin” to open their garage door. Now, the command is simply “Alexa, open my garage door.”
“Homeowners using Alexa have come to expect uncomplicated voice commands,” said Tom Kerber, Director of Product Management for Connected Platforms at Genie. “The impact of eliminating just a few words from a voice command is significant. It makes something that was…