Building on its past home entertainment controls, Logitech is launching the Logitech Harmony Express universal remote control with built-in Amazon Alexa voice recognition capability.
The addition of integrated voice allowed Logitech’s designers to completely rethink the Harmony experience.
“It’s quite a bit different from the previous Harmonies, as there are quite a bit fewer buttons,” said Ian Crowe, director of products for Harmony at Logitech, in an interview. “It’s much simpler, yet has many of the same capabilities of the previous ones. We accomplish that through putting Alexa directly into the product itself.”
The Harmony Express is available immediately in the U.S. on Amazon.com and Logitech.com for $250, and it will be available in Best Buy
stores and at BestBuy.com soon. An active Amazon Account is required to use Harmony Express since it uses the Alexa…