tecla-e and the Tecla app for iOS and Android can control Internet-enabled appliances. This is done through services like IFTTT (If This Then That), Amazon Alexa and 3rd-party hardware like Logitech’s Harmony Hub. You can assign a switch connected to the tecla-e to be an IFTTT if or a assign a button on the remote app to to be an IFTTT if, send a command to Alexa or control a Harmony activity.
What devices are compatible?
IFTTT: If This Then That
IFTTT is a free online platform that allows you to create “applets”, recipes that can connect various services together. Tecla is a service that can be used to trigger events in other services, many smart home devices are services in IFTTT. With IFTTT you can also control lights and lamps from Philips Hue and other appliances like fans or heaters with something like WeMo switches.
Alexa is a Amazon's voice assistant that allows you access information by voice, with Alexa you can also perform many other functions like controlling smart home devices using skills. With the Tecla app you can access the Alexa voice service or you can send text commands to Alexa via the remote buttons.
The Harmony Hub is a hardware device that makes your smartphone a universal remote control. It is compatible with more than 270,000 smart home and entertainment devices. You can control light bulbs, thermostats, TVs, etc. You can control WiFi and Infrared devices with the Harmony Hub.