Amazon wants to make its voice assistant, Alexa, smarter, and even more in the everyday life of the users of anchor. So Alexa will be able to do in the future, warn of, for example, when the batteries in the networked door lock or the ink going in the printer is running low.
The camera-doorbell of a subsidiary company, the Ring should be able to, thanks to a “Concierge”function to chat with people standing in front of the door.
Alexa will be able to also detect when users are frustrated with you. The Software will analyze the voice and friendly. As a further voice command, the question, “Alexa will be introduced, why have You done this?”, with the users of the language assistant in the case of unexpected behavior to ask can. In cases in which the Software executes a voice command wrong, should help in the future, the question is “Alexa, what have you heard?”.
Overall, the Amazon announcements add up to a full-blown Smartphone-Offensive – with a total of 15 product announcements and prices, the offer Amazon-like usual, often the competition. So Limp in front was a Ring of security camera for your home for only around 60 dollars. Also the purchased Wifi specialist Eero is integrated in the Alexa world By voice command you can, for example, each of the devices, the network connection shut off. The voice control is supposed to be about interfaces with Wifi routers from other vendors available. Previously only available in the US, Eero device family wants to bring Amazon, meanwhile, coming soon to Europe.
With the first Alexa-earphones Amazon is venturing into a new product category that is currently dominated by Apple AirPods. An idea for an Application is, for example, that you can ask in a supermarket the in-house organic supermarket chain Whole Foods, in what gear certain foods are. The earphones have built-in suppression of the ambient noise from Hi-Fi specialists Bose and 129 dollars also cheaper than comparable technology from other vendors.
another new Amazon device is a networked speaker with significantly improved sound. Thus, the group strengthened the competition with Apple and Hi-Fi specialists such as Sonos. The model Echo Studio is to provide all-Round Sound, and also to adjust the space. The price in Amazon was around 200 Euro, significantly lower than that of competing models – a HomePod from Apple costs about 329 euros.
As experimental products Amazon brings out a pair of glasses with a microphone to use Alexa as well as a Ring with a microphone and a tiny speaker. You will be in the USA in a limited edition available. The glasses has no camera or Display, but is intended only for voice communication with Alexa.
Limp stressed that privacy belong to all the functions of the foundations. Amazon has been criticised – as well as other providers of voice assistants such as Apple and Google in the past few months, that employee recordings got to hear from conversations with Alexa, while the users are not aware of. In the meantime, you will be expressly pointed out, and can speak to the use of your recordings to improve speech recognition.
With the Service “Amazon Sidewalk” to create the group in the future, a new infrastructure for the Internet of things. With the proprietary radio standard in the range of 900 MHz at distances up to a kilometre should be able to are bridged.
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