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01 October 2017, 12:27 | Erma Lawrence
Lauren Goode The Verge
Some of the new hardware includes a pair of redesigned Echo smart speakers and an improved 4K Fire TV.
Devices are not more expensive than $ 150. New finishes, including wood-like "oak" and "walnut" designs, as well as dark gray and charcoal fabric designs along with integrated Dolby sound. In addition, the device uses the company's second generation far-field technology, offering improved wake word processing, beamforming technology, and enhanced noise cancellation. So for those who already have the smart speaker system installed in their homes can also use the same to control the Fire TV.
The combination of several tasks into a single command is also the first step towards making interacting with Alexa simpler.
To use this option, you'll place your Echo devices into smart home groups.
Furthermore, year-over-year growth in Echo Device sales on Amazon's July 11 Prime Day was astounding. You can buy Echo Spot for $129.99, and it will start shipping in the USA in December.
Forty percent more powerful than Fire TV Stick, the next generation of Amazon Fire TV works seamlessly with 4K Ultra HD or HDR compatible TVs giving you true-to-life picture quality and sound with vivid colors, 60 fps, HDR, and Dolby Atmos audio-all for just $69.99. Inside, the Quad - core processor, 2 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory.
Amazon launches one more device which looks like an alarm clock. "With Alexa, the new Fire TV makes it easier to navigate content and discover great movies and TV shows, all by using your voice". Rs 4,600) and the device is up for pre-order in the U.S. and will ship starting from October 25.
The new Echo Spot is a $130 smart alarm clock with a camera and 2.5-inch screen to make video calls.
It's a Wi-Fi and Bluetooth speaker, albeit, with a tiny 1.4in driver, so you can play music from all the usual supported services like Amazon Music and Spotify.
You can order your Fire TV now, and it will ship on October 25.
The Echo Plus speaker is enriched by a 360-degree omnidirectional audio and Dolby support which offers deeper bass and crisper high notes for better audio experience. But the Echo, which was released in 2014, was in need of a hardware upgrade. Once connected, you can just ask your Echo to call someone and the call will be routed through the Echo to Echo Connect to your landline connection to whoever you are calling.
BMW has announced that Alexa-friendly microphones and the voice assistant would be included in selected BMW and Mini models in 2018.
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