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Meet Milo: First Combination Smart Speaker and Home Hub with Z-Wave Plus and the Google Assistant
[January 09, 2018]

Meet Milo: First Combination Smart Speaker and Home Hub with Z-Wave Plus and the Google Assistant


LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CES 2018 Sands Booth #41717 -- The Milo Smart Home Speaker (Milo) by Hogar Controls is the first-ever combination smart speaker and home hub to include support for Z-Wave Plus and adds multi-platform access for Zigbee, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices. Milo's integrated smart hub feature also works with the Google Assistant, so you can ask questions, control devices throughout your home, stream music and more. 

The Milo Smart Home Speaker (Milo) by Hogar Controls is the first-ever combination smart speaker and smart home hub to include support for Z-Wave Plus and adds multi-platform access for Zigbee, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices. Milo's integrated smart hub feature also works with the Google Assistant so it can stream music, news, weather, and so much more.

A sleek and sexy design with on-board one-touch scene control and a smart home mobile app, Milo is an all-in-one solution for connecting you with what matters in your world. Milo leverages the popular Z-Wave ecosystem for control of smart home devices including lights, shades, locks, thermostats, garage door openers, and more; Milo also works with the Google Assistant, so it can stream music, news, weather, and so much more. Milo can be both a hands-free speaker or one-touch controller of your favorite scenes.

Smart speakers have exploded in growth over the past few years and led to a new wave of consumers discovering the power and convenience of a smart home. Consumers want easy access to their technology, using a combination of physical control, mobile app monitoring and voice commands to interact with their smart devices. Milo represents a complete shift in the design of smart home technology; before Milo, users would need to buy a smart home hub, a smart speaker and external controller devices to create the same level of convenience in the home. Milo solves this by being an all-in-one device with Z-Wave Plus hub functionality that works with the Google Assistantfor voice control and streaming, and on-board one-touch scene control built into the glass top.

With premium audio technology, compact industrial design and an integrated smart home hub, Milo is a complete voice-powered entertainment and smart home solution, right out of the box.

Features (short version)


  • Smart speaker with built-in Z-Wave Hub featuring onboard touch controller and works with the Google Assistant
  • Connectivity: Z-Wave Plus, Zigbee, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
    • Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
    • Z-Wave Plus – featuring latest Z-Wave Security S2 framework and ability to connect hundreds of devices
    • Zigbee 1.2Ha – connect with popular Zigbee devices
    • Bluetooth 4.0 – audio streaming
  • Integrated 3 microphone array for superior far field hands-free use voice recognition
  • Integrated amplified high excursion speaker with 2" driver + dual 2" passive radiators to deliver clear highs and deep bass
  • Controls hundreds of smart home devices through cloud to cloud integration within a home
  • Glass top with back lit one-touch scene control buttons and volume slider
  • Mic mute and unmute, configuration button
  • Wakeup, sleep LED indicators
  • Lux Sensors on top of device for triggering different scenes
  • Rolled with fabric, with aluminum brim and black touch glass - available in light gray and black, other colors to come
    • DC 12V Powered
    • Compact 3.94" height x 3.35" width
    • Light weight – less than 450g/1lb
  • Includes all-in-one mobile app for control of locks, lights, sensors, thermostats, music and more

Milo by Hogar Controls will be available in Q1 2018 for US MSRP $149 with a one-year warranty.

For more information on Hogar Controls, visit https://hogarcontrols.com/.

Hogar Controls®
Founded in 2015, Hogar Controls is a global design-first smart home and building automation company delivering powerful solutions for residential, hospitality and commercial markets. In 2018, Hogar Controls launched in the U.S. with the Milo Smart Home Speaker – the first-ever combination smart home speaker and home hub to include both Google Assistant voice functionality as well as support for Z-Wave Plus devices. Hogar's full line of sleek, modern smart products offer homeowners, retailers and professional integrators stylish solutions that afford user-friendly control and a wide ecosystem of product choice to allow individuals to connect what matters most. Visit https://hogarcontrols.com/ for the full line.

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Milo's integrated smart hub feature also works with the Google Assistant so it can stream music, news, weather, and so much more. Milo is an all-in-one solution for connecting users with what matters in their world - the devices they use every day.

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