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Amazon adds Hindi to the Alexa Skills Kit

Users of Amazon’s voice assistant will soon be able to talk to Alexa in Hindi. Amazon announced today that it has added a Hindi...

Amazon’s AI rewrites voice commands in natural language to reduce false...

“Reference resolution” is a considerable challenge in natural language processing — in the context of AI assistants like Alexa, it entails correctly associating a...

10 ways Google Assistant can make people’s lives easier

Amid sharp competition from popular AI assistants like Siri and Alexa, Google Assistant arguably has a major advantage — the Android mobile operating system. Smartphones...

Amazon has paused sales of its Echo Wall Clock due to...

Amazon launched an Echo Wall Clock before the end of the last year but, less than a month later, things aren’t running to schedule. The...

Finally, Amazon Echo developers can build robotic bears that twerk to...

If you’ve ever dreamed of making a stuffed bear twerk, a hula girl doll sway its hips, or a disco ball light a room to the...

The NYT gets into voice with 5 new Alexa skills, including...

The New York Times is expanding its efforts around audio programming and voice assistants, the company announced today. The NYT says it’s launching a...

Put Alexa and a JBL speaker in your ceiling with this...

This light makes the smarthome even more accessible. Installed as any other ceiling downlight,the June AI downlight features Amazon Alexa through an integrated JBL...

China’s Baidu says its answer to Alexa is now on 200M...

A Chinese voice assistant has been rapidly gaining ground in recent months. DuerOS, Baidu’s answer to Amazon’s Alexa, reached over 200 million devices, China’s...

First Alert’s new smoke alarm lets you place calls through Alexa

Don’t look now, but Amazon’s Alexa is making its way to home security systems. At the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, San Francisco company First...

More than 100 million Alexa devices have been sold

More than 100 million devices with Amazon’s Alexa assistant pre-installed have been sold, the company said Friday. The new metric, revealed by Amazon devices SVP...