In the past two years, Amazon has held events in September announcing new devices Echo, and also other built to Alexa. That means that there is a good chance that will happen again this year, although Amazon has remained silent up to now on if that is the case.
However, a new report from CNBC indicates that Amazon is going to double its devices with Alexa, stating that the company has plans to launch at least eight new hardware devices controlled by the voice of the intelligent assistant. The new products could be announced in the near future, and would be available for sale just before the year-end holidays.
But, to the contrary of what many speculate, it is not only speakers smart. The report notes that people familiar with the matter claim that the devices include, among others, a microwave oven, an amplifier, a receiver, a subwoofer, and a device for use in the car, told the news network. All devices will be enabled to Alexa, which means that you can easily connect to the smart home is controlled by the voice assistant, and some will also have Alexa embedded.
Have their own appliances opens a new sales channel for Amazon. In addition, by partnering with other companies that are in charge of the installation of smart homes, the company can make their devices powered by Alexa are more available in new homes.
The last announcement of the 2017 was a flurry of surprises. As you probably remember, Amazon introduced the Echo Spot, a small alarm clock with Alexa and a screen, the hub of smart home Echo Plus, Echo Buttons for the night of family games and more. Also launched an updated version of your horn Echo original.
As Google continues to make strides and bounds in his effort to invade the area of Amazon and master the market of the smart home, it would not be surprising to see Amazon announcing some new devices this year, in an attempt to compete, especially with the event of hardware from Google that will arrive on the 9th of October.
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