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How the Amazon Echo Look improves privacy - Computerworld

Look! A new Amazon Echo! The Amazon Echo Look is like the original Echo, plus a camera. The $200 device delivers the Alexa virtual assistant. But the camera is optimized for helping you choose clothing to look your best when you get dressed. The Echo ...and more »

Programmatic jargon explained through new Amazon Echo skill addition - The Drum

Marketers struggling to remember what digital advertising jargon like DSP, SSP and even programmatic advertising can now ask Amazon Alexa to explain through a new skill that has been developed. The addition to the AI of the explanations for terms ...and more »

Amazon's Alexa can now whisper, bleep out swear words, and change its pitch - The Verge

Amazon is trying to make its Alexa voice assistant sound more humanlike. Up until now, the female-sounding voice maintained an even, monotone cadence whenever speaking, but with Amazon's new Speech Synthesis Markup Language that the company introduced ...and more »

How Echo Look could feed Amazon's big data fueled fashion ambitions - TechCrunch

This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that's being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh ...and more »

How Amazon Stays More Agile Than Most Startups - Forbes

Last Thursday, Amazon launched Echo Look. The company's latest addition, much like its digital cousins, is essentially a Wi-Fi speaker — a sort of Siri-in-a-tube — that listens to and obeys people's commands. It can call Uber, order pizza from Domino ...and more »

Amazon unveils Echo Look, a new $200 Alexa-powered device with camera that offers fashion tips - GeekWire

The Echo Look. Photos via Amazon. Amazon's newest Echo device doubles as a machine learning-powered fashion assistant. The Seattle tech giant today unveiled the Echo Look, a new $200 “hands-free camera and style assistant” powered by Alexa, Amazon's AI ...and more »

NPR, the AP and local newspapers are beginning to experiment with Amazon Echo - Poynter (blog)

As was true for Virtual Reality/360-degree video a year earlier, the medium is so new that publishers are just beginning to figure out where to start. But they believe that the eventual opportunity could be huge. Related Training. Innovation Tour ...and more »

Amazon Echo Dot gets more portable and better sound from Vaux - CIO

A new speaker/dock called Vaux gives Echo Dot two things Amazon left out. But does that make Echo Dot and Vaux a better buy than Amazon Tap? Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your ...and more »

Creepy or cute? Amazon's Alexa AI can now whisper sweet nothings and express emotions like a HUMAN - Daily Mail

In the hope of making Alexa as life-like as possible, Amazon has introduced new updates to its AI assistant's voice. Alexa can now whisper, bleep out swear-words, add emphasis to words and even be programmed to say regional-specific phrases. The update ...and more »

Someday, Amazon wants you to have long talks with Alexa - USA TODAY

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Amazon wants you to have long, real conversations with Alexa, its popular personal digital assistant. The e-tail giant recently released new tools to app developers that allow Alexa to whisper, show emotion and pause naturally ...and more »