We’ve all heard of Alexa, Amazon’s virtual assistant. Alexa can play music, offer information, and deliver news and sports scores, among other things. It can also tell you about the weather and operate your Smart Home, which is quite useful. Prime members may use it to place orders on Amazon.
Amazon Alexa is a virtual assistant AI Technology developed by Amazon. It is capable of many things. It is available in many languages such as English, French, Korean, Italian, Spanish, etc.
It’s a cloud-based voice service and an intelligent personal assistant. These devices feature a wake word, such as “Alexa” or “Amazon,” and require the user to activate Alexa’s listening mode by pressing a button.
It was first released on March 19th, 2013, which was eight years ago. Alexa can act as a home automation system, controlling a variety of smart gadgets.
It uses NLU (Natural Language Understanding), speech recognition, and many other. Alexa can perform several pre-set functions out of the box, such as setting timers, sharing the current weather report, creating a list, accessing Wikipedia articles, and many more things.
Alexa-supported devices can stream music from the owner’s Amazon music accounts and have built-in support for Pandora and Spotify accounts.
While everything has pros and cons, Amazon echo is a cloud-based device, so it can create problems if any trouble in the cloud, and Echo must be plugged in to use since it has no internal battery.
Overall having in Alexa is helpful. with so many tasks such as calendar connection and food orders.