Monday, 23 October, 2017

Amazon Echo Show Launched With Touch Screen Display

Lori Graves | 13 May, 2017, 10:54

A survey shows using Amazon's Echo device for listening to the radio and music is set to grow dramatically over the next 12 months.

Reuters/Mike BlakeMicrosoft is said to be developing HomeHub, a feature that could rival the Amazon Echo. The company envisions it working like communal speaker phones, not private devices. But Amazon has not been sitting on its laurels.

For those unfamiliar with what the Amazon Echo does, it's essentially an internet-connected speaker and personal assistant.

It may seem freakish at first for Amazon to surpass Google in AI dominance.

Play this year's Eurovision entries. The screen can essentially provide users with even more information regarding their queries that Alexa herself provides a summary of.

You probably know what company I'm talking about: Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). The harbinger of the advertising apocalypse is a company called VoiceLabs and its plan is to tack on 6 to 15-second advertisements at the beginning and end of some Alexa skills.

Currently, the company has over 1,300 voice developers on its platform, and many of these developers expressed an interest in finding the right way to serve their consumers, while being able to support and invest in their voice application. Google released its Home device past year.

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But the key here is what these additional skills mean for Amazon's AI.

"Once they [an Alexa skill user] gets a first ad, they might not get another ad for 30 sessions, all configurable by the developer", Marchick said. According to market research, Amazon Echo is still dominating the smart home gadget market. Echo-enabled devices recently added another skill that allows you to order from Seamless using your voice alone. The users give Alexa data which it can use to improve itself through machine learning, which encourages more users to sign up with the better AI, and so on. Google Home is estimated to have about 24 percent of the market, with the rest split between smaller players. However, Amazon has another advantage in that it possesses a much clearer endgame for how it will make money off its users beyond mere hardware sales. But navigating the Echo Show's touchscreen, you'll be able to browse the interfaces of these apps instead of pronouncing album and song titles on the fly.

This future is one of the reason I bought an Echo.

Another Possible Use for the Echo?

Amazon in recent weeks has introduced a number of new devices and services created to integrate the company further into consumers' homes, as it faces off against similar devices from Alphabet Inc.'s Google and Microsoft Corp., and a rumored smart speaker that may be offered by Apple Inc.

Amazon Echo Show: Besides The Screen, What Other Hardware Does It Have?

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