Over the next week, Amazon is rolling out a new feature called Answer Update, which will alert users when Alexa has found an answer to one of the questions they asked and didn’t get an initial answer to.
The existence of digital assistants, while striking a bit of fear and paranoia, will only increase in the future. And some of the software available is providing some really cool results.
While Amazon’s Alexa has found a pretty successful spot in people’s homes, allowing them to ask about the weather or to add something onto their shopping list, one of the devices coolest features is how well it lends itself for hospitality.
One of the biggest issues people have with Amazon’s Alexa is the fact that it's constantly eavesdropping in on your life.
Digital assistants learn by listening to your voice and intonation. These devices create voice profiles that help them predict when you'll be issuing a command.
Back in 2015, when Amazon launched its Echo speaker, the company needed a name for its built-in personal assistant software. CEO Jeff Bezos, being a huge Trekkie, decided to name it Alexa.
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