Home theater now has a complete voice automation solution allowing viewers to seamlessly enjoy the art of cinema like never before.
DENVER and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Josh.ai, the leader in AI for the personalized home, and Kaleidescape, maker of the ultimate movie player, have announced a strategic partnership to transform the home theater. Deep linking integration with Kaleidescape allows Josh.ai’s proprietary voice control to launch any title saved in a customer’s content library. Kaleidescape clients now come with contextual voice commands, such as:
“Okay Josh, look at Indiana Jones!”
As if by magic, Josh.ai skillfully adjusts the theater lights, closes the curtains, drops the screen and launches the film onto Kaleidescape – Engaging audiences with a new sense of freedom and joy as they launch their cinematic experience.
Kaleidescape is the only digital film provider with lossless audio and full reference video, elevating every component of a customer’s cinema. Josh.ai now offers intuitive, unlimited access to a customer’s movie library, but it’s more convenient. The sleekly designed Josh.ai App Remote UI offers Kaleidescape menu navigation control and allows customers to create their own magical scenes, like “Movie Night”, to create the perfect cinematic atmosphere. Kaleidescape and Josh.ai increase the quality and accessibility of home theater for every member of the family.
Once Josh.ai is deployed, each Kaleidescape device is automatically detected on the network with its downloaded content. As part of the Josh.ai AV configuration workflow, Kaleidescape Stratos can be configured as the input source to be routed to applicable video zones. Beyond native control in a standalone home theater powered by Josh.ai and Kaleidescape, Josh.ai can also control Kaleidescape players when routed through Crestron SIMPL, Crestron Home, and Control4 video distribution.
In addition to the effectiveness of contextual voice automation, Kaleidescape partners will be reassured by Josh.ai’s strong position as a privacy-focused voice assistant, specifically designed for professionally installed smart home systems. . Customers will have peace of mind knowing that Josh.ai is committed to providing an enjoyable and inclusive voice experience without sharing or selling user data for marketing purposes.
Dealers interested in learning more can join a one-on-one Q&A webinar with Josh.ai CEO, Alex Capecelatro and CEO of Kaleidescape, Taylor Stansbury on the partnership friday september 16 at 3 p.m. EST / 12pm PST: https://tinyurl.com/yck952mv
“The direct integration of Josh.ai’s deep links with Kaleidescape content is just a glimpse of what the future of automation and contextual voice control can bring to the home theater experience,” says Taylor Stansbury, CEO, Kaleidescape. “The ability to watch a Kaleidescape movie and customize your movie night with a simple voice command is an exciting and functional new offering for our customers, and we’re excited to partner with Josh.ai to raise the bar for convenience and of immersion at home theatres.”
“Our vision with Josh.ai is to deliver simple, secure, and magical experiences for interacting with the smart home. The combination of Kaleidescape’s premium cinematic content and Josh.ai’s natural voice control elevates every aspect of home theater to deliver an unparalleled experience.,” said Alex Capecelatro, CEO, Josh.ai. “Our relationship with Kaleidescape exemplifies Josh.ai’s continued commitment to the personalized channel and I’m thrilled this is just the beginning of our close strategic partnership.”
About Kaleidescape (www.kaleidescape.com/)
Kaleidescape is the ultimate movie player. Kaleidescape elevates every other component in your theater, with high-fidelity video source material, lossless audio, and integration signals to control lighting, shading, seating, lenses, and screen blanking. Based in Silicon Valley, Kaleidescape manufactures its products in the UNITED STATES and sells exclusively through custom installers.
Founded in 2015, Josh.ai is a denver New York-based company creating platforms and products that enable truly natural interaction with technology in everyday life. With a focus on AI, machine learning, and intuitive design, Josh.ai’s mission is to transform the way we live in our environments. To learn more about how Josh.ai powers simple, private, and magical smart home experiences, visit www.josh.ai or email [email protected].
CONTACT: Josh Gershman, [email protected].