On the IFA tech present in Berlin, Amazon mentioned that its good assistant Alexa has now reached 20,000 installs on totally different units. In January this yr, Alexa had over 4000 installs which has grown by 5 occasions in simply eight months. This exhibits that Amazon’s Alexa all over the place initiative is seeing success.
“Alexa has sung Joyful Birthday thousands and thousands of occasions to prospects, and she or he’s informed over 100 million jokes,” mentioned Daniel Rausch, vice chairman of Amazon’s Good Dwelling group on the IFA tech present.
Rausch additionally shared extra insights about Alexa to the viewers and the way nicely the Alexa all over the place initiative has been working for the corporate. Whereas the variety of units with Alexa grew from 4,000 to twenty,000, the variety of manufacturers utilizing Alexa elevated from 1,200 to three,500 over the identical time.
Alexa is spreading extensively not solely by way of the Amazon Echo good audio system and Hearth units, but additionally by way of the units from different corporations like Ford Motor, Sonis, Jabra, and so on. The digital assistant is now utilized in good TVs, smartphones, washing machines, DVRs, in addition to laptops.
On the Microsoft Construct Convention this yr, Amazon Net Providers (AWS) and Microsoft demonstrated an integration of Alexa and Cortana. Amazon doesn’t appear to cease right here, as it’s already planning to make Alexa out there into automobiles, workplace areas, and lodges.
Whereas highlighting the expansion of Alexa, the corporate additionally introduced a variety of new units which can be powered by Alexa. These units embrace Huawei AI Dice Good speaker, Asus ZenBook laptops and Yale’s Sync residence alarm system.
The Huawei AI Dice is a cylindrical-shaped good speaker which additionally comes with a 4G cellular web router. Which means that customers will be capable to insert a SIM card and use it as a Wi-Fi hotspot as nicely.
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The customers of Alexa are proud of the service it offers, and evidently the digital assistant will sustain the expansion over the approaching months.