Why Amazon is putting Alexa everywhere

The head of #Amazon’s #Alexa business explains why the company is investing heavily in voice services for manufacturers of various device types. [Read More]

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#Amazon’s plans for #Alexa are more widespread than any device category or the constraints of #Amazon’s own hardware aspirations, Steve Rabuchin, vice president of #Amazon #Alexa, said at last week’s Collision conference.
It’s very convenient and it makes hard things simple.”#Amazon’s family of #Alexa devices expandsAmazon currently sells five different #Alexa-enabled devices under its own brand, including the original Echo, Tap and Echo Dot.
The company has also announced two new devices — Echo Show and Echo Look — in as many weeks.
[ Related: Could #Amazon become an enterprise collaboration contender ]“We view #Alexa the same way,” Rabuchin said.
#Amazon also released an #Alexa Skills Kit almost two years ago so developers could create new skills and increase the capabilities of #Alexa.

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The #Amazon vision: after the #Mobile First #Innovation cycle, onto the #Alexa First era. #Trend

Source: Cioonline