Amazon launches Alexa’s Wearable’s Alexa Smart Ring, Smart Glasses and Ear-Buds
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You have probably heard the name “Alexa.” The name you call out when you want to interaction with Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa? Well, provided you own an Echo or some other Alexa virtual assistant -enabled device. Amazon’s assistant is a female voice that talks to you in a conversational manner, always ready to help you with many tasks that you want in your da. She has been connected with several of the company’s products and is starting to find her way into third-party devices, like GE lamps and the Sonos One speaker. Alexa virtual assistants can play a variety of simple tasks, like playing music, but you can also use Alexa in your smart home to lock the doors, dim the lights, adjust the thermostat, and manage other smart home devices.
Amazon Launches Alexa Smart Ring, Smart Glasses and Earbuds
Amazon.com is going to launch its Alexa virtual assistant to products ranging from earbuds to finger rings, as the e-commerce giant looks to expand the reach of its technology into users’ everyday lives Alexa voice assistant to leave the home and be with you everywhere you go and is turning to wearable technology to achieve this.
A ring, glasses and earbuds are among Amazon’s latest voice-controlled devices to offer “even more ways to add Alexa to your daily life”.
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Amazon failure has been around mobile, and this is a big chance for them to fix it,” analyst Gene Munster from Loup Ventures said. He said Amazon’s price for its earbuds, although lower than Apple’s other accessories, proves that voice-controlled earphones are difficult to make
While Amazon has been the leader in home virtual assistants, it is very quickly losing ground. Loup Ventures predicted that sales of Google’s Nest device will surpass Amazon’s Echo by 2021.
Amazon Forays into Wearables with Alexa powered-glasses and Smart Ring
Amazon wants to their customers to be able to experience Alexa whether they are inside or outside the home, instead of having to turn to competitors’ offerings like Google or Apple’s Siri, said Miriam Daniel, vice president of Alexa and Echo devices.
Prices of the Amazon New Gadgets
The company also showed refreshed versions of its products currently on the market. The new Echo Dot will feature a digital clock on the face and Echo Show 8 has a camera shutter and 8-inch display. It also plans a new eero home Wi-Fi system after buying the device maker earlier this year,The price of $179.99 (£146) Echo Frames are equipped with directional speakers very similar to the Bose Frames smart glasses device, and have microphones for Alexa purpose, which are connected to a phone to read out emails, text messages and other information. The smart glasses do not have a display or camera – seeking to avoid the stigma associated with Google’s Glass – but can be equipped with prescription lenses.
The $129.99 Echo Loop is a smart ring with the function to vibrates to alert users with notifications, while built-in microphones and a speaker can be used to interact with Alexa – experience attendees in Seattle described as being akin to “whispering a secret to Alexa”.
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Amazon’s Ring also launched a cheaper indoor security camera and its Eero division launched a line of mesh wifi systems that integrate with Alexa and aim to undercut the competition on price.
The Loop and Frames will have a limited release in a trial from its skunkworks hardware development division. But the Echo Buds, competitors to Apple’s AirPods, will get a wide release costing £119.99 in the UK and $129.99 in the US.
They feature have a truly wireless design, Bose active noise reduction technology and, of course, integrated Alexa functionality similar to that provided by Siri with second-generation AirPods.