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Amazon announces three Alexa-enabled speakers in India

BGR India Thursday, 5 October 2017 ()
Amazon announced the launch of cloud-based voice service “Alexa” in India, along with three Alexa-enabled voice-controlled speakers Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot. “Alexa” delivers a customized Indian experience, including an all-new English voice with local pronunciations and intonation; support for music titles, names and places in additional non-English languages; local knowledge; and local skills from Indian developers, the company said in a statement. “Tens of millions of customers are already using ‘Alexa’ and today we’re excited to bring it to India with an all-new experience designed from the ground up for our customers in India,” said Dave Limp, Senior Vice President, Amazon Devices and Services. Priced at Rs 9,999, “Echo” is a hands-free, voice-controlled speaker that allows users to
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Business Insider has reported that Amazon added the ability for users to access its Alexa voice assistant directly from the Amazon Music app on iOS and Android yesterday. Consumers can now ask Alexa to play music by requesting a song title, genre, era, or even certain lyrics directly from the app,...

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