Pool automation with voice control offers the ultimate in convenience for pool owners. Hayward is leading the way with voice control via Hayward OmniLogic Skill for Amazon Alexa, a cloud-based voice service available on the Amazon Echo family of devices. These systems work together to control your pool, spa, and backyard features using only your voice. If you want to save time and effort, or just enjoy being on the cutting edge of technology, consider adding this cool voice control option to your OmniLogic automation system.
The Convenience of Voice Control
Busy families truly appreciate this time-saving technology. As voice controlled devices have improved, opportunities for automating home products have increased, as well. These devices have simplified a multitude of household tasks, from vacuuming to playing music. Even allowing us to monitor the weather outside and the temperature inside your home remotely.
Add Voice Control to Your Backyard
Are you already using voice control via Amazon Alexa for your home? Well now, you can take your smart home to another level by adding pool, spa, and backyard voice control. Alexa is the perfect complement to a Hayward OmniLogic pool automation system.
Hayward OmniLogic Skill can be added to your Alexa system to bring the ease of voice control to your pool, spa, and backyard. Get anytime automation and labor saving technology – use your voice to turn on/off your themes, features, lighting, and heating. You can even check on the status of your pool or spa.
If the day is a bit cool, you can ask Alexa “Alexa, turn my pool heater on” and the voice command tells your OmniLogic automation system to start the pool heater. If it is getting dark outside, you can ask Alexa “Alexa, turn my pool lights on” and the voice command tells your OmniLogic automation system to turn on the lights. Pretty cool, right?
Getting Started with Alexa
Don’t already use Alexa in your home? If not, it’s easy to set up and simple to use. According to Amazon, “Alexa devices let you instantly connect to Alexa to play music, control your smart home, get information, news, weather, and more using just your voice.”
Add an Alexa system to your home and connect it to your Hayward OmniLogic automation system. It’s easy! You’ll simplify your life and achieve the ultimate in convenience by integrating pool, spa, and backyard control with your Alexa voice controlled smart home system.
3 Easy Steps to Voice Control
- Add Alexa-enabled devices to your home to add voice control.
- Download the free Amazon Alexa app on your mobile device (available on iOS or Android). Enable the ‘Hayward Skill,’ going to ‘smart home’ and ‘discover devices’. Once connected, just say, “Alexa, ask Hayward for help”.
- With Hayward skill for Amazon Alexa, you can enable many features.
Here’s an example:
You can ask Alexa, “Alexa, turn my pool lights on.”
Alexa relays your command to your Hayward OmniLogic automation system.
OmniLogic acts on your voice command and turns on your pool lights.
When you’re finished swimming for the night, ask Alexa, “Alexa, turn my pool lights off.”
You can also ask Alexa to activate a pre-programmed OmniLogic theme. In this way, you can set up your entire backyard with one simple command. For instance, you can turn on your spa, set the color of your pool and backyard lights, set the pool water temperature, and adjust your water features with one command. It’s pretty amazing!
The Ultimate in Convenience
If you are already using Amazon Alexa for your home and Hayward OmniLogic for your backyard, it’s a piece of cake to extend voice control to your pool, spa, and backyard. Simply add Hayward skill for Alexa and you’ll be voice controlling your outdoor environment in no time.
Pool automation with voice control offers the ultimate in convenience for pool owners. Hayward is leading the way with voice control via Hayward OmniLogic Skill for Amazon Alexa. Contact your local Hayward Dealer to learn more about adding Amazon Alexa voice control to your OmniLogic backyard and pool automation system.