The Yi camera is compatible with the Google Home Assistant, and you can use your voice to display the video on Google Devices with a display.
Let's see how it works...
To set up the Yi camera with Google Assistant, it's necessary to meet these requirements.
- Have a Yi camera
- Have a Google Account
- Use a device such as Google Home or Google Mini
- Use the Google Chromecast (to display on the TV)
- Use the Google Home Hub
The set up is straightforward, make sure your Yi camera is working with the mobile app and the associate both accounts (Google + Yi). As long these accounts are associated, the Google assistant can find the cameras.
Add the YI camera to the Google Home
Use your mobile phone to add the cameras following these instructions
- Open the Google Home app
- Click the (+) icon
- Click "Set up device"
- Click "Have something already set up?"
- Click "Yi camera"
- Login to the Yi account
- Choose the location for the cameras
- Click done
See the pictures for details.
Click the "+" sign
Select "Se up device"
Choose the option as shown below...
Click to add the service...
Log in to the account...
Choose the device to add.
And it's done. Your accounts are linked, and you can ask your Google Assistant to show the Yi cameras on the Google devices.
How to use the command voice
Now you know how to connect the Yi cameras to Google Assistant, and it's time to test it out.
Use the Google Home assistant on your mobile talk to Google Home and ask, "Hey Google, show front door on TV 2".
If you have a Chromecast connected to your TV just ask Google to stream the video from your Yi camera cam.
You can rename your camera on the Google Home app.
It's also possible to integrate the Yi camera with Alexa, read the article: "How to connect the Yi camera to Alexa."
You can use your Yi camera with the Google Home Assistant ask to display the video on Google Devices with display and the Chromecast.
If you want extra help visit the Yi website.
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Claudemir Martins is a former Samsung Engineer with 16+ experience in the surveillance industry. He has been traveling around 17 different countries to teach people how to design, and install CCTV systems.